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Vienna Metro Map and Metro System Info: Travel And Sightseeing Tips

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The Vienna metro is the quickest and most popular means of public transport. Here you’ll get to know the Vienna metro system and access a Vienna metro map. Learn more about fares, tickets, city cards and timetables, and find free travel tips for using the metro when sightseeing. How Does The Vienna Metro Work? In total the Vienna subway or …

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Imperial Vienna Tour Or The Habsburg Emperors Explored

Imperial Vienna tour: palace courtyard

Imperial Vienna Tour. Not all trip itineraries allow for 34 football fields packed with prime landmarks and cultural treasures.  In fact, that is the size of the Habsburg Emperors’ Palace compound! Since Hofburg Palace is the heart of historical Wien you’ll first need to pick and choose the best spots. And second, some off-path routes to avoid the crowds also …

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Albertina Vienna Museum: 6 Reasons Art And Gourmet Fans Love It

Albertina Vienna

Every city has its boutique museums. In Wien, we have the Albertina Vienna, our little treasure chest of 19th and 20th century art, fine graphics, architectural sketches from Renaissance to Modernism, and Austrian vintage photography.  Albertina Vienna’s History And Collections Albertina Vienna. In fact, the Albertina’s name comes from Count Albert von Sachsen-Teschen, one of Empress Maria Theresa’s sons-in-law.  Different from most traditional …

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Vienna Art Nouveau Walk: Practical Guide and Map

Art Nouveau Walk: Majolika House

Vienna Art Nouveau Walk. To explore Art Nouveau on your own, embark on an enlightening walk using this comprehensive guide and mapped out walking route. Besides top works of Wiener Jugendstil like the Vienna Secession and Otto Wagner buildings you will discover precious hidden gems.  Net Duration of walk: 1 hour 10 min Length: 4.5 km / 2.8 m Anker …

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Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture: Imperial Vienna On The Go

Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture: Biedermeier room

The Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture (Hofmobiliendepot) introduces you to historic lifestyle through applied arts: The Imperial depot  revives 300 years of upper and middle class interiors, marked by the Hapsburg (or Habsburg) family. Find out between pompous footstools, silk upholstered chairs, showcase salons, bedrooms and travel thrones what mobility felt like for the Emperors, their family and bourgeois Vienna. Imperial Vienna On The Go The …

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Ringstrasse Vienna: Map, Illustrated Guide And My Favourite Tours

view on Ringstrasse in Vienna

Because Ringstrasse Vienna lines up more than 20 landmarks, historic buildings and gardens, it makes a great entry point to the city. Alongside a stunning 2,000 lime, Norwegian maple and hackberry trees, Wien’s 5.2 km (3.2 m) long ring road mixes cultural highlights and green space. In sizzling summers, the trees can reduce the temperatures by up to five degrees! To …

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Vienna Hotel Harmonie: Review

Vienna Hotel Harmonie: Lounge

Central Neighbourhood Spot With Good Flow Another August day settles as I follow the ‘homecomers’ on their way back from work and shopping in the city centre. While the visitors turn around the busy corners to rest their heads I’m getting out of the buzzing first district into one of Vienna’s top adjacent residential neighbourhoods, the Servitenquarter. The Neighbourhood After-work …

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Art Deco Walk

Vienna 1900: Otto Wagner And The Vienna Secession   My Art Nouveau walk blends Vienna 1900-style Art Nouveau architecture with contemporary design shops, fine art with bohemian vintage. Use my tips and tour map for a self-guided tour off the historic city centre.     Print 🖨 PDF 📄

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Vienna Walks – Six Exciting Sightseeing Routes With Maps

What do to in Vienna: Spittelberg walk

Vienna Walks. Where can you walk around in Vienna? First, Vienna is as safe and compact as a Swiss army knife: Almost all major Vienna landmarks and attractions line up within the three square kilometres of Old Vienna, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Second, not just the city centre lends itself to walks but also many central neighborhoods. Walking through the …

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Vienna Museums – 17 Simple Choices

Vienna Museums: Heeresgeschichtliches Museum

How to make the best Vienna Museums and art collections manageable during your visit? Get the basics on 17 simple choices: from Kunsthistorisches Museum, Museums Quarter and Albertina to insider gems Vienna Clock Museum and Beethoven Museum. How Many Museums Are There In Vienna? Although the official number is more than 100 the Viennese Municipality lists more than 250 museums …

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