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Updated October 16, 2017
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  1. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The 1. district is small enough to do everthing by walking and a tour is not really necessary. Driving is very difficult (complex oneways, pedestrian roads, no parking...). In case you have walking problems, Hop on Hop off and similar services can…
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Anker Clock is a bridge connecting the two buildings of the former Anker Versicherung (today Helvetia, esigned by the Art Nouveau painter Franz von Matsch. It was built between 1911 and 1914. In the course of twelve hours twelve pairs of figures …
  3. Cheap "General Tips & Advice" in Vienna, Austria
    Busterminal VIB: Erdbergstraße 200 A Telefon: +43 1 798 29 00 Used by Eurolines, Blaguss, Flixbus, Westbus, Volanbusz, LeoExpressand others for Klagenfurt, Munich, Frankfurt, Berlin, Prag, Bratislava/Airport, Budapest, Zagreb, Triest, L'viv ... …
  4. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Vienna, Austria
    There are up to 5 regular boats per day from late March until late October from Vienna to Bratislava from € 20 to € 35. http://www.twincityliner.com/ There is a hydrofoil from Vienna to Budapest, € 109: http://www.ddsg-blue-danube.at/de/lini…
  5. Cheap "General Tips & Advice" in Vienna, Austria
    Bratislava airport is used by Ryan Air and has a decent bus connection to Vienna, € 5 to 10 Bus from Busterminal Suedtirolerplatz (S1, S9, U1, tram O and 18): Slovak Lines / Postbus, first leaving at 6.00 arriving at 7.45 at Bratislava Airport,…
  6. Expensive "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Korneuburg, Austria
    If you don´t mind the price the Restaurant Tuttendörfl is excellent,at the Danube with a great view at Klosterneuburg and Leopoldsberg and worth the effort getting there, about 14 km from Vienna city center, near Korneuburg, best by car or bike. …
  7. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Vienna, Austria
    Close to the new "Golden Quarter" shopping area you can still find some comparatively reasonable and characterfull places like the Esterhazykeller and Esterhazystüberl Esterhazy-Keller is in the second basement and open every day from 16:00 - 22:00…
  8. Very cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Vienna, Austria
    The main reason to go there is the view witch is simply great, you sit in the middle of vineyards see the Danube and parts of Vienna, best to go there on a nice summer day. The food is the usual Heurigen food bread spreads like Liptauer (cheese), fas…
  9. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    A quite easy but nice hike, from Kahlenberg to Nussdorf, about 3,5 kilometer mostly downhill, maybe with some wine tasting. You take first bus 38A from Heiligenstadt, U4 end station, to Kahlenberg (only every second 38A goes that far, the others go …
  10. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Kunsthistorisches Museum is the most important museum in Vienna, it was built for the collections of the Habsurgs close to the Hofburg. The Picture Gallery has the world's largest Bruegel collection and with numerous principal works of art, among…
  11. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    To the dismay of Kaiser Franz Josef Adolf Loos build this house without decorations in 1909 just next to the Hofburg for Goldman & Salatsch a leading haberdasher in Vienna. Today there is a Raiffeisen bank (witch did a a lot to keep everything origin…
  12. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    It was founded in 1863 as k.k. Österreichischen Museums für Kunst und Industrie on the model of the Victoria & Albert Museum and opened in 1871 according to the plans of Heinrich von Ferstel. Renamed 1947 to Österreichisches Museum für angewandte…
  13. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    Built originaly in the early 18. century as imperial stables by Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, conversion to the MQ in 2001 it contains now: Leopold Museum most know for its Klimt and Schiele paintings http://www.leopoldmuseum.org/en MUMOK …
  14. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    Museum´s in Vienna are usually closed on Monday´s, other day´s they most likely from 10 to 18 open, some have 1 day per week longer times, others have a lunch break or shorter times. Kunsthistorisches Museum, 2 locations: https://www.khm.at/en/v…
  15. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    St. Leopold am Steinhof was built by Otto Wagner between 1904 and 1907 as part of the "Niederösterreichischen Landes-Heil- und Pflegeanstalt für Nerven- und Geisteskranke" (Lower Austrian care and treatment institution for nervous and mental ill, V…
  16. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    Built between 1904 and 1906 as K.K. Postsparcassen Amt, designed by Otto Wagner in the then brand new reinforced concrete. Otto Wagner had air conditioned from the beginning the big halls, the big aluminum fans in the banking hall are particularly st…
  17. Cheap "General Tips & Advice" in Vienna, Austria
    Vienna is one of the safest towns in europe, and public transport is quite save (but after midnight only every 30 minutes, running on a different grid), and tramways and buses go everywhere. A single ticket is € 2,20 at ticket machines, 24 hours …
  18. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Vienna Secession was founded on 3 April 1897 by Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Max Kurzweil , Josef Engelhart , Ernst Stöhr, Wilhelm List .... as a spinoff from the Vienna Künstlerhaus , because the artists r…
  19. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Stadtbahn was the predecessor of todays U Bahn, U 4 and U 6 (and also todays S 45) are running on the tracks of the Stadtbahn. The first line opened 1898 as a steam railway, the stations where designed by Otto Wagner partly in Jugenstil, particul…
  20. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    After renovation the Court Pavilion at Hietzing station has been opened recently to the public. The specially built for Emperor Franz Joseph (and only twice used) entrance to the Stadtbahn station Hietzing (today U-Bahn line 4) was on Wagner’s ini…
  21. Free! "General Tips & Advice" in Vienna, Austria
    Wien Hauptbahnhof (central station) is now working: almost all trains (including some trains to the airport) leave now from the Hauptbahnhof Get there with tram D, O, 18, bus 13A or and metro U1 https://tickets.oebb.at/en/ticket Wien Westbahnhof…
  22. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    Otto Wagner had the building he designed built from 1886 to 1888 as his summer residence and he lived in the house from 1895 on. In 1972 it came into the possession of Ernst Fuchs, one of the most important Austrian painters after the war and he reno…
  23. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    In 1697 on behalf of Prince Eugene, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach began with the construction of the Palais. 1702 the work was taken over by Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt and was used by Prinz Eugen as a winter palais. Since 1848 it was the K.K. …
  24. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    In case you are tired of all the Baroque churches and Jugendstil buildings, go to the new Wirtschaftsuniversität (thr economic university oft Vienna) close to the Wurstel Prater (the Prater amusemet park). It was built 2013 for 25000 students, in ad…
  25. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    This cemetery opened in october 1874 after the older cemeteries Sankt Marx, Währing (both are also interresting) etc. became to small. It was at the beginn rather unpopular because of the distance from the town so the city council made from 1881 a "…
  26. Very cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Vienna, Austria
    Toto's is a small place next to the Hofburg (Imperial Palace) having only a few tables and selling mostly Pizza slices, from € 3, you can see what is ready, what you select will be heated and served or you take it away. There is also a large Pizza …
  27. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    In good weather this is a very nice daytrip, take the train from Hauptbahnhof or Westbahnhof to Melk, it is a short walk from the train station to the Stift (abbey) Melk, entrancefee €11, with a tour €13, garden only €4, opening times: April …
  28. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The house was originaly planed to be built in the Renngasse and desinged by Paul Engelmann, a pupil of Adolf Loos, for Margaret Stonborough-Wittgenstein in 1925, this was changed to a plot in Kundmanngasse (servant entrance) / Parkgasse (main entranc…
  29. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    Gustav Klimt had his last (and only still existing) studio from 1911 until his death in 1918 in this house. At that time it was a small, groundfloor only summer house in a very large garden with many trees (he did do in his last years mostly landscap…
  30. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Prunksaal der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek (Court Library of the Austrian National Library) is part of the Hofburg. It was built for Emperor Charles VI (his statue stands in the centre of the library) by Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlac…
  31. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Heeresgeschichtliches Museum (Museum of Military History) shows the history of the Habsburg empire from the late 16th century until 1918 and Austria's difficult years after the dissolution of the monarchy until 1945. The area now called Arsenal w…
  32. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The 47 meter tall concrete tower was originaly a fire control flak tower built between October 1943 and July 1944. It operated as a single combat unit with two other flak towers built in the Augarten and in the Arenberg Park. After the war there wa…
  33. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in wien, Austria
    Prince Eugene of Savoy, who served three Holy Roman Emperors for six decades as a general as well as a diplomat bought the plot south of the Rennweg with small palais (rebuilt by Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt 1714–1716 as the lower Belvedere) in 16…
  34. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    Prince Eugene of Savoy, who served three Holy Roman Emperors for six decades as a general as well as a diplomat bought the plot south of the Rennweg with small palais (Lustschloss) in 1697. He had allready his Stadtpalais (in the Himmelpfortgasse, W…
  35. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Albertina built above one of the last fortifications of Vienna in the 17. century and bought in 1795 by Duke Albert Kasimir von Sachsen-Teschen who married into the Habsburg family, his art collection was called Albertina, after the end of the Au…
  36. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Laxenburg, Austria
    The Alte (old) Schloss Laxenburg was built in the 13. century, sinc the 14 century owned by the Habsburgs, destroyed by the Ottomans in 1683 and rebuilt. Today there is the Filmarchiv Austria http://filmarchiv.at/ The Neue (new) Schloss, also called…
  37. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Purkersdorf, Austria
    There was a mineral spring on the property of the later Sanatorium Purkersdorf. The industrialist Victor Zuckerkandl bought it and the architect Josef Hoffmann built it between 1904 to 1905 as a sanatorium. Next to it was built in the same time the V…
  38. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Klosterneuburg, Austria
    Klosterneuburg is a easy daytrip from Vienna. Margrave Leopold III of Babenberg did build his residence in the upper town of Klosterneuburg (then Nivviburc/Neuenburg) in 1113. The Habsburg Albrecht I built in 1288 a new castle as his residence. The f…
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