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Vienna Tours: 5 Ways To See Tourist Places In Vienna

Vienna tours: sightseeing tour

There are dozens of different Vienna tours. They help you turn every stone there, get pointers or just have fun, explore the city in a small group, in private, or in a larger group. I have screened and tested a few tours to help you do just that. Here is my guide of the best guided tours on foot, by ...

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Vienna Attractions : Native Advice of Tourist Attractions And Places To Visit

Vienna Attractions: Museum of Fine Art

Vienna Attractions. ‘Barbara, I am going to see your hometown, what shall I visit?’ Get my native Viennese’s NON tourism-agency insight as you collect tourist attractions and places to visit for your trip to Vienna.  Spanish Riding School Vienna Vienna Attractions. The Spanish riding school is one of the top Vienna places to visit for lovers of classical culture, music and horses. Even local families with horse ...

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Klimt Villa Vienna: Gustav Klimt’s Studio Reviewed

Klimt Villa, Vienna Austria

Gustav Klimt paintings are everywhere in Vienna. But only one of his studios has survived as such. It is the closest you can get to the Art Nouveau painter’s working environment. I visited the Klimt Villa in the 13th district of Hietzing after a stroll through nearby Schönbrunn Palace. It’s the result of a tenacious attempt to restore authenticity in a place ...

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Egon Schiele Museum Vienna: Leopold Collection

Egon Schiele Museum: Portrait of Wally Neuzil

Leopold Museum, aka Egon Schiele Museum in Vienna, throws you head first into Vienna 1900’s haunted soul. I believe Schiele artwork is key to grasping Fin-de-Siècle Wien. Schiele was not an eye pleaser in the first place but a radical Expressionist. I only understood that after visiting Leopold Museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of Schiele art. Find out what to expect. Egon Schiele ...

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Vienna City Centre – Old Town Vienna Routes And Map

Vienna Sights: Graben boulevard

The Vienna City Centre covers three square kilometres (1.16 square miles) of UNESCO World Heritage site. Old town Vienna is packed with history, palaces, classical music venues, coffeehouses and restaurants, and high-end shopping. Let me show you four smart routes to cover the best sites. I have also done a city center tour map below. We call the center of Vienna ‘Innenstadt’. About 82,000 square metres (883,000 square ...

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Music Museum Vienna: The House of Music Reviewed

music museum Vienna

Music Museum Vienna. The House of Music is Vienna’s top museum for sound and learning about Austrian composers the fun way. It is a top choice if music interests you, and if you look for things to do in Vienna for kids. Here is my review. The House of Music blends classical music with mind-blowing technology. It has deepened and totally spiced ...

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Vienna Prater Amusement Park: A Native Viennese’s Tips

Vienna Attractions: Prater Amusement Park: Giant Ferris Wheel

Vienna Prater amusement park is our oldest and largest luna park. The most exciting attraction for travellers is the Giant Ferris Wheel. For second time travellers and insiders it is the new chain carousel. At 117 metres, it is the highest in the world and whizzes you around in exhilarating heights, offering the most stunning views over Vienna. The larger part of ...

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Vienna Opera Tour: Inside Wiener Staatsoper

Ringstrasse Vienna: Wiener Staatsoper

Why should you do a Vienna Opera Tour when you spend a night at the State Opera anyway? The answer is: you will miss half of the story. You’ll get the opera on stage, but not the story of the opera house, its directors, guests and visitors. I joined a little known opera tour for the full picture. Here is what I ...

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Austrian National Library: What To See At Vienna’s Nationalbibliothek

Imperial Palace Vienna: Austrian National Library

Is the Austrian National Library just one of the Imperial Palace’s 2,600 rooms you can skip? Should you pony up EUR 7 for visiting a potential tourist trap? I have been there. Here is my review along with some background. History In Brief The institution of the Austrian National Library dates back almost 450 years to 1575. At that time, the first official court ...

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Vienna Winter Palace of Prince Eugen: What To See And Learn

Vienna Winter Palace Prince Eugen: room with battleground paintings

The Vienna winter palace of Prince Eugen is an exquisite town palace in the city center. It is the perfectly located off-path treat during your sightseeing. I used 45 minutes of my time to review the dwelling of one of Europe’s greatest statesmen and warlords. Find out below what to see and learn at Eugene of Savoy’s baroque home. From outside, the ...

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