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7 Things to do in Vienna

Top Seven Things to do in Vienna

Vienna is the land of riches in terms of tradition and culture, and the combination of these two things puts forward an experience that a tourist simply cannot deny. Due to the nature of people being friendly and adventurous the city itself is a place where you can avail plenty of opportunities of doing things that you cannot even imagine! Along with the culture and friendly nature of the people, Vienna has been blessed with plenty of natural and historic beauty which would make the entire experience even better. Here are the top seven things to do in Vienna:

1. Start with the Chocolate Factory:

Many people might know that Vienna has the most amazing chocolate in the world but what most people do not know is the fact that it has its very own chocolate factory which takes the art of chocolates to an entirely different level. The Xocolat Chocolate factory is a must for anyone who’s visiting Vienna as getting the taste of Viennese Chocolate in the shop is something that opens up a new world that is distinct to Vienna.

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2. Visit the World’s Oldest Zoo:

Vienna is indeed home to the world’s oldest zoo and visiting this historical zoo is itself a once in a lifetime experience. Located in the Schönbrunn Palace, a visit to this old zoo is special simply because it has nearly all the animals from the seven continents of the world. From Giant Pandas to Indian Elephants this zoo is the ultimate place where you can have a fun-filled day with your family.

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3. The Prater:

The Prater is the most famous recreational park in the city as it promises to be a place where anyone can have fun and joyful rides. The place is a great spot for families to enjoy rides that would just light up their mood and would contribute to fresh them up. Furthermore, if you are looking for a scenic view of Vienna then we suggest having a go at the Ferris wheel in the park. Once you are at the top you will witness a scene unlike anything else as the entire city presents will look back at you presenting you the most amazing sight.

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4. House of Music:

A night spent in Vienna without any music almost seems incomplete. It is true that Vienna has always been considered as an epicentre of music whether its classical opera or even newer forms of music. The House of Music has always been considered as an important integral part of the city and has been a large influence in the musical world since the very beginning of its tradition. Even today it holds a special place in the heart of Viennese people as millions attend the opera just to get a feel of the world’s finest opera performance. Besides the amazing performances an entire museum is dedicated to numerous legendary musicians of Vienna including Mozart!

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5. A Walk in Naschmarkt:

Talking a walk and buying some things from the market might sound like something that is boring and something you would not do at a vacation but walking in Naschmarkt is an entirely different experience and is something that you must do. The market is one of the busiest ones in the country and rightfully so as all types of commodities are available and also things that might attract tourists like cultural artifacts. The best thing about the walk is that you will get to experience the city from an entirely different perspective, which is actually quite enlightening.

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6. Jewish Walking Tour in Vienna:

Whether you are interested in history or not, a Jewish walking tour in Vienna is a must. The walk comprises of three major places starting from the Holocaust Memorial near Judenplatz and ending with the famous museum of Sigmund Freud. In between the destination you will get to experience different cultural features of this ancient city, this walk is a must for anyone who is looking for any history and valuable knowledge.

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7. End your day at a Thermal Spa:

Visiting a thermal spa might be unusual for a tourist especially when you are in a city like Vienna where there is much more that you can do but it is very important that you keep yourself well-composed and freshen yourself for the next day. In such a scenario what ending your day at the thermal spa (Therm Wien) is a treat that no one would want to miss besides who would miss the chance to relax.

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These were some of the things that one just cannot miss in Vienna but do not forget the most important thing is to enjoy yourself!

Do you have a favourite thing to do in Vienna? if so let me know in the comments.

Have you been to Vienna? Do you have a favourite thing you like to do? please share with me in the comments.


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History of Vienna

Vienna History

Vienna developed from еаrlу Celtic and Rоmаn settlements intо a Mеdiеvаl аnd Bаrоԛuе сitу, thе сарitаl оf thе Auѕtrо-Hungаriаn Empire. It рlауеd аn еѕѕеntiаl rоlе аѕ a leading Eurореаn music centre, from thе grеаt age оf Viеnnеѕе Clаѕѕiсiѕm thrоugh thе early раrt оf the 20th century. Thе hiѕtоriс centre of Viеnnа iѕ riсh in аrсhitесturаl еnѕеmblеѕ, inсluding Baroque саѕtlеѕ аnd gаrdеnѕ, аѕ wеll аѕ thе late-19th-century Ringѕtrаѕѕе linеd with grand buildingѕ, monuments аnd parks.

Bеfоrе the present-day Vienna came into bеing, thе ѕitе wаѕ оссuрiеd bу Vindobona, a Cеltiс ѕеttlеmеnt, lаtеr tаkеn оvеr bу thе Romans and turnеd into a military саmр. Thаt’ѕ when thе hiѕtоrу оf Viеnnа rеаllу begins. Thе camp was fоundеd in thiѕ аrеа in the 1ѕt Cеnturу AD, bу Emреrоr Legio X Gеminа in thе Innеr City оf whаt tоdау iѕ Viеnnа.

In thе year 212, thе ѕеttlеmеnt was grаntеd thе ѕtаtuѕ of a municipum, аftеr colonia thе ѕесоnd-highеѕt сlаѕѕ оf a Roman сitу. Thе аvеnuеѕ of thе рrеѕеnt-dау Firѕt Diѕtriсt оf Viеnnа show whеrе thе саmр wаllѕ аnd mоаtѕ wеrе lосаtеd.

During thе сhаоѕ оf the Migrаtiоn Pеriоd in Europe, bеtwееn 300 AD аnd 700 AD, the Rоmаnѕ left Vindobona. It wаѕ thе timе оf a gradual trаnѕitiоn from Antiԛuitу tо Middlе Agеѕ. Thе migrаtiоn invоlvеd such peoples аѕ thе Frаnkѕ, Vаndаlѕ, Gоthѕ, and оthеr Germanic аnd Slavic tribes. Hiѕtоriаnѕ рrороѕе vаriоuѕ еxрlаnаtiоnѕ of the mаѕѕ migration, whiсh inсludе climatic сhаngеѕ, the invasions of thе Hunѕ, аnd оvеrрорulаtiоn.

In thе еаrlу 5th Cеnturу, in Viеnnа, hоuѕеѕ started tо rерlасе thе Roman walls. Onlу раrtѕ of the fоrtifiсаtiоnѕ rеmаinеd after thе 5th Cеnturу аnd thеу wеrе adapted to diffеrеnt uѕеѕ bу the inhаbitаntѕ оf thе сitу. The firѕt mеntiоn оf Viеnnа, however, dаtеѕ back to 881 AD, whеn a bаttlе against thе Magyars (еthniс Hungarians) wаѕ fоught. In 500 AD, grаvеѕ frоm thаt period wеrе discovered nеаr the еаrlу сеntrе of Vienna, called Bеrghоf, in thе аrеа аrоund the side street Sаlvаtоrgаѕѕе.

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Bуzаntinе соinѕ frоm thеѕе times hаvе аlѕо been unearthed in рrеѕеnt-dау Firѕt District, рrоviding a рrооf оf considerable commerce thаt took рlасе in thоѕе years. In thе 6th Cеnturу, the аrеа wаѕ соntrоllеd bу thе Gеrmаniс tribе оf Lоmbаrdѕ, аnd Avаrѕ whо wеrе followed lаtеr bу thе Slavs. ‘Thе Sаlzburg Annаlѕ’ сhrоniсlе mentions thе 955 AD bаttlе of Lесhfеld, against thе Magyars, thаt ended with Emреrоr Ottо I’s viсtоrу over the Hungаriаnѕ, right at thе onset of the Middle Agеѕ.

In thе 1700s, Viеnnа bесаmе a Bаrоԛuе сitу. Thе most significant architects оf thiѕ реriоd were Johann vоn Erlach аnd Jоhаnn vоn Hildеbrаndt. Fabulous, орulеnt раlасеѕ ѕрrung up in thе ѕuburbаn аrеаѕ, the mоѕt nоtаblе of which аrе Mоdеnа Pаlасе, Sсhwаrzеnbеrg Pаlасе and Liесhtеnѕtеin Pаlасе. Thrоughоut thе late 17th аnd еаrlу 18th Centuries, Viеnnа suffered from a рlаguе, but аftеrwаrdѕ enjoyed a stable population growth, rеасhing 200,000 inhаbitаntѕ by 1790. Itѕ grоwth was аttributеd tо the induѕtriаliѕаtiоn and соnѕtruсtiоn of factories, with thе firѕt factory established in Lеороldѕtаdt, thе сitу’ѕ 2nd Diѕtriсt ѕераrаtеd frоm thе centre оf Viеnnа by the Danube Cаnаl.

During the Nароlеоniс Wаrѕ, Vienna was invaded twiсе. Fоr thе firѕt timе wаѕ in 1805, whеn three Frеnсh mаrѕhаlѕ сrоѕѕеd thе Dаnubе and told thе Auѕtriаn соmmаndеr thаt thе wаr was оvеr. In thе meantime, French trоорѕ еntеrеd thе city unperturbed. The ѕесоnd time wаѕ in thе Bаttlе оf Aspern-Essling, fоught bеtwееn Auѕtriаnѕ undеr the соmmаnd оf Archduke Chаrlеѕ аnd thе Frеnсh undеr Napoleon, whо ѕuffеrеd a сruѕhing defeat. Thе Cоngrеѕѕ оf Vienna, which redrew political bоundаriеѕ throughout the соntinеnt, wаѕ hеld in the сitу between 1814 аnd 1815.

In the mid-19th Cеnturу, the Ringѕtrаѕѕе, a circular rоаd surrounding thе Innеrе Stаdt diѕtriсt of Vienna, was built. Many mоnumеntаl buildingѕ wеrе соnѕtruсtеd аlоng thiѕ hiѕtоriсаl ѕtrееt, whiсh iѕ nоw a mаjоr tоuriѕt attraction of thе Auѕtriаn capital.

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Viеnnа’ѕ рорulаtiоn peaked at оvеr 2 milliоn in 1910. In thе еаrlу 20th Cеnturу, thе сitу bесаmе thе сеntrе оf Art Nоuvеаu thаnkѕ to the Viеnnа Sесеѕѕiоn (аn Austrian аrtiѕtiс movement), whiсh соmрriѕеd 19 Vienna аrtiѕtѕ from the Association оf Auѕtriаn Artists. The сitу suffered little dаmаgе in Wоrld Wаr I, аnd bесаmе a separate ѕtаtе in 1921. Thе Pаrliаmеnt diѕѕоlvеd in 1933, аnd a сivil wаr broke out the fоllоwing year. Fоrеign miniѕtеr Engеlbеrt Dоllfuѕѕ оutlаwеd thе Communist Pаrtу, Nаzi Party, Sосiаl Dеmосrаtiс Pаrtу, аnd eventually оnlу thе right-wing Patriotic Front wаѕ allowed. Dоllfuѕѕ еѕtаbliѕhеd an аuthоritаriаn rеgimе, саllеd Austrofascism, аnd uѕurреd the роwеr.

In 1938, Nаzi Gеrmаnу annexed Auѕtriа. Wоrld Wаr II bоmbingѕ wеrе diѕаѕtrоuѕ fоr Vienna; many оf itѕ historical buildingѕ аnd mоnumеntѕ wеrе dеѕtrоуеd аnd only ѕоmе were rebuilt аftеr the war. Whеn Austria еntеrеd itѕ Sесоnd Rерubliс period аftеr thе wаr, the роlitiсаl раrtiеѕ wеrе rесrеаtеd. In 1945, an Austrian politician Kаrl Renner announced the rе-еѕtаbliѕhmеnt оf a democratic Auѕtriа. At this timе hоwеvеr, Aѕuѕtriа wаѕ dividеd intо fоur ѕереrаtе zones аnd оссuрiеd by the Allies: Thе United States, France, the UK, аnd Sоviеt Uniоn. Eventually, in 1955, Austria rеgаinеd its frееdоm with the Auѕtriаn Stаtе Treaty.

The есоnоmiс bооm that followed thе war аnd spread throughout Western Eurоре, аffесtеd Vienna tо thiѕ day аѕ well. During thе 1970ѕ, Vienna bесаmе an оffiсiаl UN seat, аnd the Vienna Intеrnаtiоnаl Cеntrе was built. Sеvеrаl ѕkуѕсrареrѕ wеrе аlѕо соnѕtruсtеd in thе lаtе 20th Century, including the Millеnnium Tоwеr аnd Andrоmеdа Tоwеr. The 202-mеtrе high Millennium Tower hаѕ 51 floors and is thе tallest building in the country. Aѕ the hub of thе ѕресtасulаr Millеnnium Citу соmрlеx, the Tower iѕ dеdiсаtеd to thе 3rd-millennium аnd ѕеrvеѕ as a residential аnd оffiсе building.

Viennese hiѕtоriс musical tradition iѕ ѕtrоnglу tiеd with the nаmеѕ оf the world-famous composers Haydn, Mozart, Strauss, Beethoven аnd Sсhubеrt, whо аll livеd аnd worked in Viеnnа. Today, thеir wоrkѕ are reflected in thе vаriеtу of muѕiс festivals hеld еасh season, ѕtаrting with the famous Nеw Year’s Concert, реrfоrmеd by the Viеnnа Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Vienna Guide

Vienna

I arrived in Vienna in Austria from Bratislava in Slovakia, by train for 16 euros (£12). It took 1 hour and I bought my ticket from the train station on the day of departure with no problems.

Vienna is the capital of Austria. It’s artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces and Vienna is a dream city for anyone with a romantic heart or a love for history with it history quarters. Wander along narrow, medieval alleyways or across imperial squares, view Schönbrunn Palace or the Imperial Palace in the footsteps of Sissi and Emperor Franz Josef, and marvel at the majestic architecture along the Ring boulevard.

Vienna’s city is beautiful with lots of architectural buildings and monuments around every corner.

Hotels were a little more expensive in Vienna than I expected which made me wonder how expensive the rest of Vienna would be, but it was quite a surprise, to find lots of things to do that wasn’t to expensive.

Vienna is a city with a lot to offer from the museum quarters to great night life and streets packed full of coffee bars to sit back, relax.

The food in Vienna really is packed full of flavour and much different than other eastern parts of Europe, I had dumplings one night and although they sound boring they really wasn’t. The dumplings were full of crispy bacon pieces and packed full of flavour with herbs and seasoned to a perfect mouth water taste, The dumplings were cooked perfectly with a little crunch on the outside and nice and soft in the middle. it was on a bed of what I believe was sage mash and an onion gravy served on the side. This is just the start of the delicious food you can get in Vienna let alone the famous coffee Vienna is renown for to finish off with.

Vienna really is a beautiful city packed with things to do in order to keep you active, Vienna is a must visit, so be sure to add this to your bucket list.

Getting from Vienna airport to the city centre of Vienna  

Vienna Airport

Vienna’s Airport is approximately 20 km from the city centre.

Vienna’s city airport train (CAT) will take you to the city centre for 11 euros (£9) and will take 6 minutes.

Vienna’s public train S7 will take you to the centre around 4 euros (£3) and will take 35 minutes.

Both Vienna train’s use the same tracks however the CAT train doesn’t make any stops.

Vienna’s airport Bus will take you to the city centre for 8 euros (£6) and will take 44 minutes.

Travelling Around Vienna

For travel within the city of Vienna, the Vienna Travel Card gives unlimited free travel on the underground, trams and buses.

A weekly travel pass costs 16.20 euros

A 48- hour travel pass costs 13.30 euros

A 24- hour travel pass cost 7.60 euros

Do not forget to activate your travel card on the first journey or face a big fine.

At every tube stop you will find a small blue ticket machine to activate your card, as well as inside the trams and buses themselves. You must slot your travel card into the machine to stamp and activate it. The first time you do this will be the activation date and time of your travel card. From then, the travel card will be valid for the duration of your ticket; 24 or 48 hours.

Lots of companies in Vienna run boat trips along the Danube, if you are travelling to Slovakia or Hungary you can take the boat rather than the bus or train.

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Austria’s, Vienna Card

The Vienna Card gives you more than 210 discounts at museums and sights, theatres and concerts, in shops, cafés, restaurants, the ‘Heurige’ wine tavern, and free travel on Vienna’s public transport system for 48 or 72 hours.

48 hours: 22 euros (£17)

72 hours: 25 euros (£20)

If you’re in Vienna for a few days I really would recommend getting the Vienna card as each attraction itself can cost around 12 euros (£9), around 4 attractions at a discounted price and you’ve saved.

My perfect hotel in Vienna, Austria.

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Highly recommended for the spa area.

Accommodation, Eating and Drinking in Vienna, Austria

Hotels and hostels budget for every price range:

Hostel’s in the centre of Vienna can be found for around 18 euros (£14) per person.

3- star hotels with 2 sharing a double room with breakfast can be found from around 50 euros (£40).

4- star hotels with 2 sharing a double room with breakfast and spa facilities can be found for around 88 euros (£70).

Or

If you’d rather, you could find a 5 star hotel for 500 euros (£395).

Restaurants in the central area of Vienna are expensive, ways to save on food is to eat in the cheaper student areas like Neubau or Josefstadt. You can also head to the Naschmarkt which has over 120 market stalls selling food and drink.

If you’re looking for a 3- course meal in a mid- range restaurant you could expect to pay 30 euros (£23) and a beer for 3 euros (£2).

If you were to look for a single course meal in an inexpensive restaurant you could expect to pay 10 euros (£8).

Nightlife

For nightlife in Vienna, Vienna has a great nightlife with good bar crawls, Aim for the travel shack and they will guide you in the right direction for a wild bar crawl and great night life in Vienna, drink prices were an average U.K price. This pub crawl really makes for a good night out in Vienna.night life in Vienna, drink prices were an average U.K price. This pub crawl really makes for a good night out in Vienna.night life in Vienna, drink prices were an average U.K price. This pub crawl really makes for a good night out in Vienna.

Museums and Galleries

No trip is complete without visiting the museum quarters, Vienna has a great selection of museums, but with many entry fees around 16 euros, the costs can add up quick. There are ways to save, most museums have reduced price tickets for students and seniors, and good discounts with the Vienna Card ranging from 10% to 50%. You can also buy joint tickets for various combinations of museums that save on the full entry fees. Several of the city’s museums have discounted entry on certain days and times so be sure to look at for this.

Museums worth a visit In Vienna, Austria

 Vienna Museum of Natural History, also known as the NHMW, is a large natural history museum located in Vienna, Austria.

The Ephesos Museum in Vienna displays antiquities from the city of Ephesus, in modern- day Turkey. Begun in the late 19th century, the collection includes original works of sculpture and architecture, and belongs to the Kunsthistorisches Museum.

The Jewish Museum Vienna, is a museum of Jewish history, life and religion in Austria.

Military History Institute in Vienna is the leading museum of the Austrian Armed Forces.

The Museum of Art Fakes is a museum of faked and forged artworks that opened in Vienna, Austria in 2005. This small, privately run museum in the Landstraße district is the only one of its kind in the German- speaking world.

The Albertina is a museum in the Innere Stadt of Vienna, Austria. It houses one of the largest and most important print rooms in the world with approximately 65,000 drawings and approximately 1 million old master prints.

Things to do and must see’s whilst in Vienna, Austria

You must visit  St Stephen’s Cathedral which is free entry,  but if you want to climb the 329 steps to the top of the tower, it costs 4.50 euros which have great views of the city centre. Also look out for the tour of the boneyard which was around 4 euros as this isn’t to be missed, Under the Cathedral lies the grave of Duke Rudolf IV.

The Imperial Crypt in Vienna, Austria, also called the Capuchin Crypt, is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery, founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632.

The Palmenhaus Schönbrunn is a large greenhouse in Vienna, Austria, featuring plants from around the world.

The Burgtheater, originally known as K.K. Theatre an der Burg, then until 1918 as the K.K. Hofburgtheater, is the Austrian National Theatre in Vienna and one of the most important German language theatres in the world.

The Jesuit Church, also known as the University Church, is a two- floor, double- tower church in Vienna,

Vast market with 16th- century origins, with more than 100 food & vintage stalls.

Also plenty of churches and cathedrals to pop in, however a few have an admission fee.

Free things to do Whilst in Vienna, Austria

Take a stroll around the Ringstrasse, the ring road that runs around the centre of Vienna, past some of the city’s most famous buildings.  Along the route, you can see the Vienna State Opera, The City Hall and The Imperial Palace . In late January there is a skating rink in front of the City Hall, I didn’t get to see this as I was a few days early but heard it was great and worth the visit.

It’s free to visit the city’s parks, like the Burggarten and Stadtpark.

Schönbrunn Palace gardens are also free however it was 4 euros to visit the maze.

The Kahlenberg is a mountain (484 m) in the 19th district of Vienna ( Döbling ) on the border of Klosterneuburg and the most famous lookout point on Vienna. Bus 38A

Also plenty of churches and cathedrals to pop in, however, a few have an admission fee.


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10 Reasons To Visit Vienna

10 Reasons To Visit Vienna

Vienna also known as the ‘The City of Music’ is Austria’s capital and largest city. Vienna is the liveliest of all cities, a center of history and culture whether it’s the language, fashion or the music that echoes in the streets, Vienna has a way of changing the life of a person who visits it.
Vienna is ranked as one of the most popular tourist destination of all times, but why is Vienna a must-go destination? Here are 10 tempting reasons to pack your bags and visit Vienna!

1. Architecture:

The architecture of Vienna is something that is admired by every tourist that visits the city. The essential feature of the design of buildings includes elements of history and represents a culture that is solely associated with the city itself. Not to forget many modern buildings that have emerged during the past few decades are a sign that the architecture in Vienna is flourishing! Marvels such as the Haas house and the Gasometer will leave the visitor in admiration.

Architecture:

2.    Music:

Music is deeply embedded in Viennese culture; the very reflection of music can be seen in the history of Vienna. Many of the great classical musicians lived in Vienna including Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn and Strauss. To catch a glimpse of the musical heritage of Vienna it is a must that the tourist visits Haus Der Musik and witness to some of the finest music in THE WORLD!

3.    A Food Lovers paradise

Who doesn’t love good food? Vienna certainly does! Viennese take a lot of pride in their cuisine and why shouldn’t they? The food in Vienna is something that everyone needs to try.

4. Art Museums:

A Food Lovers paradise

Art carries a lot of significance in Vienna not just in the present age but Vienna’s history is built upon art. There are more than a HUNDRED art museums in Vienna. The most popular ones include Leopold Museum, Museumsquartier and KunstHausWien. The Leopold museum features one of the largest collections of paintings in the world and these paintings reflect major ideas of Austrian philosophy.

5. Theatre and Opera Houses:

Art Museums:

Theatre is a form of art that is immensely appreciated by the Viennese as it can been seen that there are numerous world famous theatres present in the vicinity, a few popular ones are The Burgtheater and The Volkstheater Wien. Also there is an English theatre which is a major tourist attraction known as the Vienna English Theatre. So, you don’t need to learn German in order to enjoy the theatre in Vienna!

Vienna is also home to a number of opera houses; make sure you spend an evening in one of the most popular opera house in the world, The Staatsoper. It truly is an experience that will change your perception about opera itself!

6. Sports

Vienesse are sports fanatics! The entire city embraces all types of sports; Vienna is home to one of the best football clubs of Austria called the FK Austria Wien. This football club has a lot of supporters in the city and the season the only topic Viennese can talk about is football. Other sports like Rugby, Ice hockey and Volleyball are quite popular as well. Not to forget the tennis tournament, Vienna Open is a must for all sports lovers.

Sports

7.   Schönbrunn Palace:

Ever wondered about the Glory of Austrian Empire? Well if you did then Schönbrunn Palace is a must for you. Even if you have no clue about the Austrian Empire the Schönbrunn Palace would still make any observer marvel at not only the architecture but the vast gardens surrounding the palace. This palace is considered as one of the most important historical monuments of Austria.

8.   Midnights in Vienna:

Are you a Night Owl just like me? Perfect! Nights in Vienna are simply mesmerizing. From Cafes to pubs and nightclubs this city has everything. Imagine spending the evening in an opera house and then having a few beers in a local pub! There are literally countless fun ways to spend the night in Vienna!

Don’t forget the amazing skyline of the city; it even looks better at night!

9.   The Ball Season:

If you decide to visit Vienna to celebrate New Year’s Eve then you have just hit the jackpot. January and February are the months of ball dancing in the city of waltz! This old tradition of the city dates back to centuries and has a special place in Vienna. While some people dance to the traditional waltz music other dancers prefer contemporary beats. Bottom line, dancing is for everyone!

10.  St Stephen’s Cathedral:

It’s always great to visit religious places especially when a lot of history is associated with it. St Stephen’s Cathedral is the most important church of the Vienna as it is the seat of Archbishop of Vienna. Even if you’re not a religious person this church is a must-go place as it exhibits Gothic architecture and it was constructed in the 12th century!

11.  Viennese Cafés:

You might be wondering why a café would be a reason to visit Vienna. Well, believe me, it is! The thing that makes a Viennese cafe so incredibly attractive is the lifestyle of the residents of Vienna. You’ll find cafes in every corner of the city serving coffee and delicious pastries! Indeed Viennese cafes are deeply connected with the city itself.
All the reasons mentioned above have one thing in common and that is the amount of diversity the Viennese culture represents and the best part is that the people of this city are friendly and company of them in a Viennese café is an experience that anyone would relish.

Ok Ok, so that was 11, now you can see why you should pack your bags and head to Vienna. No matter your background & Preferences, Vienna has something for you! So what are you waiting for?