Top things to see/do in Vienna:
One of the most famous streets in the Vienna city centre, your first choice for high branded shopping, for grabbing a tasty traditional lunch or dinner, or for enjoying a cup of creamy ice-cream while you admire the breathtaking architecture of the old buildings. The origin of the street dates back to the old Romans and it will take you along different attractions like the Palace Equitable, the Grabenhof building or the fountains Josefs and Leopoldsbrunnen.
Placed in the heart of the Vienna city, the St.Stephan church combines different styes like late Romanesque and Baroque. During the 2nd World War the cathedral was burned to the ground, but after just 7 years St. Stephan was reopened as a symbol for the reconstruction of Austria after 2nd WW.
For sure one of the most visited sights in Austria. The palace dates from the 17th century and used to serve as an imperial summer residence in Vienna. If you’re interested in the imperial lifestyle you can explore over 40 rooms. Along with this, you can visit the palace gardens which are designed in a baroque style, The Gloriette – a victory sign of Austria, The Neptune Fountain, The Obelisk Fountain and the Roman Ruins. After a good walk in the palace gardens, in the west part, you’ll discover the Palm House.
If you’re an art lover don’t miss the chance to see the unique collection of Austrian paintings in the Upper Belvedere. To get to the Lower Belvedere you’ll have to pass the huge garden designed with fountains, water pools and well-kept paths.
Johann Jacob Hartmann “The Air” from the series The Four Elements & Franz Michael Siegmund von Purgau “Piece of Turf with a Thistle,Frogs, and a Dragonfly”
Avenue of Schloss Kammer Park, 1912 by Gustav Klimt
The Kiss, 1907 by Gustav Klimt
This unique collection related to the culture of a courtly household mirrors the Habsburg splendour of the imperial dining tables.