One of Vienna's trademark sights is the Riesenrad or giant Ferris wheel located at the start of the Prater amusement park. A star of a thousand postcards and fridge … [Read more...] about The Riesenrad
Vienna sights and attractions
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One of the tallest and most impressive buildings in Vienna (that's not a modern office or apartment block) is the Rathaus. The towers look down majestically onto a central … [Read more...] about The Rathaus
Like many of the sights bordering Vienna's Ring boulevard, the Austrian parliament building (German: Parlamentsgebäude) appeared in the second half of the 19th … [Read more...] about Austrian Parliament building
The main door hints at what to expect in the Schatzkammer (Imperial Treasury): it looks suited to a bank vault. Behind it, crown jewels and relics from centuries of Habsburg … [Read more...] about Schatzkammer & crown jewels
The Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM) in Vienna appeared as part of the extraordinary burst of construction activity that accompanied the development of the city's Ringstraßen … [Read more...] about The Kunsthistorisches Museum building
If you feel like standing stand next to dozens of Habsburg personalities, including the likes of Empress Elisabeth and Napoleon's wife, then the Kapuzinergruft (Imperial … [Read more...] about Kapuzinergruft Imperial Crypt