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Stephansdom Wien


1. Stephansdom

The Stephansdom, established in 1147, is one of the most famous sights in Vienna. With his hight of 137m, the Stephansdom has been the highest building in Europe for a long time. In the year 1359 duke Rudolf IV von Habsburg arranged a complete sanitation of the church in a gothic style.


Stephansplatz
underground: Stephansplatz U1, U3
opening hours: daily 06:00 – 22:00 Uhr
Info: www.stephansdom.at

 

Schloss Belvedere Wien

2. Belvedere Palace

Both Belvedere castles were used by prince Eugen von Savoyen (1663-1736) as a summer residence. At that time the castle was located outside the city. The palace was designed by the famous baroque-architect J.L. Hildebrandt. In the upper Belvedere you can find a wonderful collection of
Austrian and international art from the last two centuries. In the lower Belvedere you can find collections of middle-age art and the baroque-museum.


Prinz-Eugen-Straße 27
undergroun: Südtiroler Platz U1
phone: +43 (0)1 79 557 – 134
Info: www.belvedere.at


3. Schönbrunn Palace

Schloss Schönbrunn Wien

Schönbrunn was the summer residence of the Habsburger. Due to its historical importance, its unique architecture and the charming gardens, the palace is one of the most popular sights in Vienna. Emperor Franz Josef (governed from 1848 to 1916) was born in the year 1830 in the palace and

also spent the last days of his life in Schönbrunn. Since 1918 the palace is in possession of the Republic of Austria.



Schlosspark Schönbrunn
underground: Schönbrunn U4
phone: +43 (0)1 811 13 - 239 
Info: www.schoenbrunn.at

 

Hofburg Wien

4. Hofburg

The Hofburg was the main residence for the Habsburger emperors until 1918. Originally it was a mid-age castle, from which just a chapel was preserved. During the centuries more and more sections of the buildings were added. Nowadays the Hofburg serves as a residence for the Austrian president. It contains the Hofburg chapel, where the Vienna Sängerknaben have their concerts, the Spanische Hofreitschule with its famous horses, several private and official flats as well as several museums and exhibition rooms, which are officially accessible. 


Burgring
underground: Museumsquartier U2, U3
phone: +43 (0)1 533 75 70
Info: www.hofburg-wien.at

 

5. Kapuzinergruft
Kapuzinergruft Wien

The Kapuzinergruft is located under the Kapuziner church, which was established between 1622 and 1632. Since 1633 the Habsburger and members of the Austrian government are being interred in the vault. The georgous double coffin from empress Maria Theresia and her husband emperor Franz I Stephan,
was designed by B. F. Moll and is substanital in the art scene.


Tegetthoffstraße 2
underground: Stephansplatz U1, U3
phone: +43 (0)1 512 68 53 - 16
Info: www.kaisergruft.at


6. BurgtheaterBurgtheater Wien

The Burgtheater in the 1st district of Vienna is one of the leading germanophone theaters. The theater was built between 1874 - 1888 and rebuilt after its destruction in the 2nd World War. The interior equipment is kept in deep red, creme and cold, the ceiling is decorated with frescoes, the floors are made of marble
and on the walls there are hanging pictures of famous aritsts.


Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 2
underground: Schottentor Universität U2
tours: Montag, Mittwoch, Freitag
phone: +43 (0)1 514 44 - 4145
Info:  www.burgtheater.at


Hundertwasserhaus Wien
7. Hundertwasserhaus

The Hundertwasserhaus is located in the 3rd district of Vienna. The famous artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser was asked by the city of Vienna to design a building. The result was a residence, which reflects the distinctive style of Hundertwasser: a colourfull house with a big variety of windows, onion-domed towers,
small balconies, a wavy facade and roof gardens.


Löwengasse 41-43
underground: Schwedenplatz U1, U4
phone: +43 (0)1 712 04 91 
Info: www.hundertwasserhaus.at

 

8. Demel

Demel WienThe Demel near the Stephansdom is one of the most famous coffee houses in Vienna.
Since the year 2000 the Demel museum, which takes you on a nostalgic journey through the history of the building, is located in the cellar.


Kohlmarkt 14
underground: Stephansplatz U1, U3
phone: +43 (0)1 535 17 17 - 0 
Info: www.demel.at