You will find the main shopping streets in the city centre:
Kärntnerstrasse, Graben, Kohlmarkt and Rotenturmstrasse.
Austrian Delights: Exclusive Austrian foods and
Manner Shop: One of Vienna's favourite sweet
Other shopping destinations are Mariahilferstrasse, one of the
longest streets in Vienna, Favoritenstrasse and Landstrasser
The Naschmarkt is a daily fruit and vegetable market south of
the opera district. Vienna's largest and best known market offers a
mixture of Viennese and international delicacies.
Right in the heart of the city is the supremely designed Haas
House. The mirror image of St Stephen's Cathedral reflects in the
building's semicircular glass facade. Here, you will find a number
of exclusive shops and boutiques and a terrace restaurant which
offers fantastic views over the historic city centre.
Sacher Hotel Restaurant
This is the best spot for a romantic dinner and a showcase for
imperial Vienna. The restaurant serves various Viennese and
international dishes and the famous Sachertorte was invented
There is no more traditional place to dine in all of Vienna than
this cellar-level restaurant in Vienna's Town Hall. Live musicians
entertain as you sample your Wiener schnitzel.
If you can't visit neighboring Budapest, then here you can get a
taste of traditional Hungarian cuisine.
St. Stephen's Cathedral
This cathedral is not only Vienna's major sight and symbol, it
is also the city's most important Gothic construction and has been
the church of the archbishopric since 1722. The cathedral
represents eight centuries of architectural history.
Until 1918, the Imperial Palace (Hofburg) was the centre of the
vast Habsburg empire. Today, the vast palace complex houses more
than 20 top museums and exhibitions as well as several cafés,
restaurants and gardens.
A magnificent Baroque palace surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Belevedere is also the location of the Austrian Gallery Museum
which features Gustav Klimt's famous painting 'The Kiss'.
The former summer residence of the imperial family is considered
one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Europe.
Close to the Imperial Palace you will find Vienna's exciting art
complex with several renowned museums and a lively restaurant and
Spend a fun-filled day in the Prater, Vienna's amusement park
and location of the Giant Ferris Wheel, one of the city's famous
Viennese nightlife offers something for everyone. You can dance
into the morning hours, hear a concert, attend an opera, go to the
theater, gamble, or simply enjoy regional wine in a local
Music is at the heart of Vienna's cultural life. The city
continues to attract composers, musicians and music lovers. You can
find places to enjoy everything from chamber music and pop to
waltzes and jazz. Austria's capital is also home of four major
symphony orchestras, including the world-acclaimed Vienna Symphony
and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, there are
dozens of others, ranging from smaller orchestras to chamber
Home to the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the world's leading
opera stars perform at this legendary opera house.
Vienna's blossoming bar scene centres around Schwedenplatz in
the so-called Bermuda Triangle. Here, you will find everything from
intimate pubs to large bars with live music.
This is one of the most famous jazz pubs in Austria, noted for
the quality of its U.S. and central European-based performers. The
bar is located in a deep 200-year-old cellar.
The Heurigen (wine taverns) on the outskirts of Vienna, have
long been celebrated in operetta, film, and song. Grinzing at the
edge of the Vienna Woods is the most-visited district. This is an
area full of narrow old streets and houses, with thick walls
surrounding inner courtyards.
This wine tavern offers one of the best authentic atmospheres
just 20 minutes outside Vienna city centre. In summer, you can
enjoy delicious wine and tasty food in the flower-decked garden set
against a backdrop of ancient vineyards.