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VIENNA   -   THE    MOST   IMPORTANT   AND   THE   MOST   INTERESTING   SIGHTS



VIENNA - THE FIRST TIME

The most important sights of the 1st district
St. Stephen´s Cathedral, Vienna State Opera, Secession,  Heldenplatz, Hofburg Palace.




HIISTORICAL CENTER

A stroll away from the most visited sites. Through picturesque alleys, past the baroque Palais, through backyards to the most hidden churches. 



IMPERIAL VIENNA

From the Albertina to Heldenplatz, visiting the Hofburg Palace , continue on the Michaelerplatz, Kohlmarkt and Graben to Stephansplatz



SCHÖNBRUNN PALACE

A masterpiece of baroque architecture. And UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In a Grand Tour you get to know the imperial apartments. You walk through the palace gardens to the Gloriette. A visit to the Carriage Museum is worthwhile.  



RINGSTRASSE BOULEVARD

On May 1, 1865 Emperor Franz Joseph officially opened the Vienna Ringstrasse.

2015 Vienna  celebrates its 150th birthday. The most beautiful avenue in the world is home to not only a wealth of attractions, but also large parks, important monuments and much more .. 



CITY OF MUSIC

Vienna is the world capital of music. Names like Haydn, Mozart, Zawinul, Strauss, Vienna Boys' Choir, Netrebko, Gluck, Schoenberg, Schubert, Falco, Beethoven, Mahler, Vienna Philharmonic, New Year's Concert etc  are underlining this status.

A visit, for example, to the State Opera, the House of Music, Schubert's birth house and much more is certainly a rewarding experience.



VIENNA OF THE DEATH

There is no city in all of Europe where you will find so many cemeteries with such fascinating histories as in Vienna.

Composers such as Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Strauß and Franz Schubert, actors like Hans Moser, Paul Hörbiger or Curd Jürgens as well as idols like Falco have found their last resting places at the Vienna Central Cemetery



VIENNA AND WAR

The swastika of the Nazis, World War II, the Holocaust,  the Cold War and modern Austria of today:

Experience contemporary history up close! 



TOMBS OF EMPERORS & DUKES

The burial sites of the dukes and emperors of the Babenberger and Habsburger dynasty lead us through almost 1000 years of Austrian history.



VIENNA &  ART NOVEAU

Vienna around 1900 - after London, New York, Paris and Chicago, the fifth largest city in the world !! The city experienced its heyday in all Arts & Culture sectors - G.Klimt & E.Schiele, A.Loos & O.Wagner, Sigmund Freud & K.Landsteiner, G.Mahler & A.Schönberg, Hoffmann .....



CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE

By Hans Hollein's Haas House to Dominique Perrault and the tallest building in Austria, Jean Nouvel and the Gasometer & Tower; to WU - Campus with the spectacular library building by Zaha Hadid. A cross section through Vienna's modern architecture




AN EXAMPLE
You want to visit the most important sights of Vienna in one day, you want to go a part of the tour by bicycle and visit for lunch a typical Viennese "Beisl".