Here are the top 33 tourist attractions to see in Vienna :

1. Belvedere Palace

4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Belvedere Palace is a Pandora Box full of brilliant artwork and masterpieces all under the roof of these two baroque buildings of the palace.

2. Spanish Riding School (Spanische Hofreitschule)

4.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The best way to enjoy the 400 years old legacy of Imperial Stables is through Spanish Riding School where one can witness the graceful exercises exhibited by the horses.

3. Stephansdom (St Stephen's Cathedral)

4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

St Stephen's Cathedral is one of the landmark structures of Vienna spotted from afar with its brightly coloured roof tiles.

4. Hofburg

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

One of the historically most important palaces of Vienna, Hofburg has been the seat of power for Habsburgs for more than six centuries.

5. Schenbrunn Palace

3.8 /5

5 km
from city center
5 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Yet another historic architectural wonder of Vienna, Sch_nbrunn Palace was once summer residence of the Habsburgs renowned for its beautiful garden setting.

6. Albertina

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Albertina is a palace converted into a museum exhibiting some of the masterpieces in the field of artwork.

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7. Prater Park and the Giant Ferris wheel

3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
7 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Prater is a lush green natural park where one is always flanked by Mother Nature on all sides providing something from everyone.

8. Museums Quartier

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

MuseumsQuartier is an amusing complex with variety of cultural display at its Leopold Museum along with cafes, restaurants, bars etc.

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9. Vienna Art House

3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
9 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Housing a vast and most exquisite collection of antiquities under one roof, Vienna Art House is place for history buffs and art lovers.

10. Museum of Fine Arts

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

If you are in Vienna then make sure to visit this fabulous Museum of Fine Arts for an unforgettable experience of artistic flavours and hues.

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11. Vienna Zoo

3.5 /5

6 km
from city center
11 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Regarded as one of the oldest zoo in the world, Vienna Zoo is an ideal place for nature lovers and wildlife buffs.

12. Prater

14 km
from city center
12 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Prater is one of the largest public parks in the city of Vienna. Adjoint to Wurstelprater, an amusement park in the corner of the Wiener Prater, the entire premises is called Prater. Known for the large Wiener Riesenrad Ferris wheel, Prater is one of Vienna’s most popular attractions. The Ferris wheel is known to symbolise the district and the people of the city.

13. Albertina

15 km
from city center
13 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Albertina, one of the oldest museums in Vienna, Austria, is known primarily for its large print rooms. Housing over 65,000 drawings and 1 million master prints, Albertina is a modern graphic arts museum. More recently the museum has acquired early 20th-century Impressionist artwork, some of which is on permanent display now.

14. Hundertwasserhaus

2 km
from city center
14 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The whimsical Hundertwasserhaus is one of Vienna’s architectural delights. Characteristic of artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser’s sense of humour, the colourful house houses a number of ‘tree windows’. This expressionist landmark is situated in the Landstraße district on the corner of Kegelgasse and Löwengasse and has become an integral part of Austria’s cultural heritage.

15. Kunsthistorisches Museum

1 km
from city center
15 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Housed in the palatial building on Ringstrae, the Kunsthistoriches Museum is a Fine Arts Museum in Vienna. Adorned with an octagonal dome, this structure is the largest museum in the country and one of the most important Art History institutions in the world.

16. Naschmarkt

1 km
from city center
16 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

This local flea market, popularly called Naschmarkt, has become one of Vienna’s most popular tourist destinations. With over 120 market stands and restaurants the culinary offerings of this colourful market range from Viennese to Indian and from Vitenamese to Italien. The market has of late begun offering free wifi services, thus attracting a large number of food bloggers and young culinary enthusiasts.

17. Vienna State Opera

4,571 km
from city center
17 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Situated amidst the renowned Ring Boulevard, the Vienna State Opera is one of the must-see attractions in the country. Its remarkable architecture has tremendous aesthetic significance, and the Vienna State Opera ranks amongst the world’s top Opera Houses. Visitors can dwell upon the intricate sculptures, enjoy live performances, and even go on a guided tour. It was established in 1869 and stores rich history and cultural significance. The main highlights of the Vienna State Opera include the incredible staircase, grand auditorium, and interior decor. The best time to visit is during April, May, and June to witness the 150 member opera and a ballet performance.

18. The National Theater

4,572 km
from city center
18 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The National Theater of Vienna or Burgtheater is one of the most significant buildings features on the Ring Boulevard. Situated across the Rathauspark, Burgtheater tracing its name from “Burg” or Castle, used to be the Imperial theatre house of the royalty. Established in the 19th century, this 19th-century monument has an elegant exterior, dotted with soft arches and an intricate facade. While it has a dynamic history battling several changes of names, lineages, war, and even a bombing, it proudly stands today as one of the most famous theatres of the world. Visitors can attend the screenplay performances which are in German, and enjoy a tour around the Theater premises. The National Theater can be visited all year round, except July and August when no performances take place.

19. Wiener Riesenrad

4,569 km
from city center
19 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Nothing less than a historic landmark twisted with elements of fun, the Wiener Riesenrad or Vienna Giant Wheel is a must-visit on every traveller’s list. This incredible Ferris Wheel surrounded by a rich history and a dynamic past offers scenic rides in its red gondolas. Visitors can hop onto this 15 minute delight taking in the stunning views of Vienna city. Established in the 19th century, the Wiener Riesenrad is located on the Prater Amusement Park, offering fun activities for family and friends. Visitors make it a point to ride the Giant Wheel during sundown to get the most awe-worthy shots of the city and Danube River. Though the wheel is open all year round, except for a few days in January, the best time to visit is during summer.

20. Kunst Haus Wien

4,569 km
from city center
20 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Kunst Haus Wien of Vienna city is a literal dive into the mind of one of the best artists of the 20th century, Friedensreich Hundertwasser. This sharp and unique building set aside from the rest of traditional monuments in Vienna is a true delight for all art enthusiasts. With a permanent and exclusive exhibition on the artist’s work featuring paintings, architectural designs, installations, tapestries, and more; a visit to this Museum nestled 10 minutes away from Prater Park is a definite must-visit. The bright, vivid colours, love for nature, and artistic inclination towards windows sum up the unique taste of Hundertwasser. Visitors can enjoy a self-guided tour around the vicinity and get special access to the seasonal exhibitions. The Museum is open all year round but the best time to visit is during the months of summer.

21. Karntner Strasse

4,572 km
from city center
21 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The Karntner Strasse pedestrian shopping district is every shopaholic's dream come true. A lively walking street complete with renowned brands, cosy cafes, baroque-style architecture, and its rich history offers a splendid experience for tourists and locals. The street has been existing since Roman times, making the entire experience a walk down the lanes of history. Visitors enjoy surfing through the luxurious stores, treating themselves to authentic Austrian cuisine at the traditional cafes, and most popularly, indulge themselves in souvenir shopping. While the street is open and running all year round, the best time to visit is during Christmas to see how the Kärntner Strasse turns into a winter wonderland.

22. Ringstrasse

527 km
from city center
22 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

One of the most prestigious and magnificent Boulevards ever constructed is the Ringstrasse in Vienna city. The Ringstrasse works as an open cultural hub housing monuments ranging from the Austrian Parliament to scenic parks, remarkable museums, and open plazas. Located in Innere Stadt (Inner Town) district of the capital, the Ring Boulevard works as a condensed version of Austria’s history and culture and is a definite must-visit for all. After its planning and establishment in the 19th century, the Boulevard opened to the public offering a variety of activities including exploring the museums, participating in local events, checking out the local cafes, and even merely admiring the cityscape. Vienna city’s Ringstrasse is a great visit during any time of the year. Storing events for both summer and wintertime visitors, a day here is truly an experience of a lifetime.

23. Demel Cafe

4,571 km
from city center
23 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

One of the most popular pass times of locals and tourists in Vienna is lounging around the historic Demel Cafe, sipping coffee and enjoying its signature pastries. Established near the Hofburg Palace since 1786, this family business turned globally renowned company has international fame for its desserts and chocolates. A visit to the Demel Cafe is not only a must for every tourist but also places them in the same vicinity where earlier emperors used to spend their time. This gem of history is famous for its coffee, tarts, and a wide range of pastries. Open all year round, with a museum and gift shop to explore, Demel Cafe is the best place to lounge around after a hectic day. The best time to visit this cafe is during Christmas where the holiday specialities and atmosphere add extra charm.

24. Burggarten

4,571 km
from city center
24 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Burggarten or Court Garden was complementary to the Hofburg (court) Palace in the early 19th century. Following an interesting history of Napoleon’s invasion, the Burggarten park offers a plethora of fun activities and highlights for visitors. Open to the public after a dramatic turn of events, the Burggarten is home to some of the most scenic landscapes of the city. Its remarkable monuments, unique butterfly house, and popular Palm House are reasons enough to keep visitors coming back for more. Located at the heart of the city, neighbouring the Ring Boulevard and adjacent to the Imperial Palace, the Burggarten is a relaxing getaway from everyday sightseeing. The best time to visit Burggarten is during the months of summer.

25. Vienna City Hall

4,572 km
from city center
25 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Located on the renowned Rathausplatz across the city’s major park, the Vienna City Hall is a 19th-century establishment looking nothing less than royalty. The tall towers of the City Hall look over the public square and even the popular Ring Boulevard. Visitors enjoy the guided tour offered free of cost cruising the walls of history and architectural wonders. Apart from the monument, tourists make it a point to explore the local events held at the plaza along with seasonal concerts and festivals. The best time to visit the Vienna City Hall is during the months of Summer and during Christmas. The open cinema setting or the beautiful Christmas Market has lively participation.

26. Austrian National Library

4,571 km
from city center
26 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The Austrian National Library is a literal heaven for all bibliophiles and history enthusiasts. Storing collections of international value including the Tabula Peutingeriana (the Roman road map of the 13th century), or a 6th-century manuscript, and even a 9th-century text fragment; the Library comprises of not only architectural excellence, but also remarkable museums to explore. Visitors can admire everything from its rich art style to the treasure chest of historical relics. The Library is renowned for its State Hall, boasts of incredible frescoes featuring military scenes on the dome. A day in the Austrian National Library is truly a walk down the lanes of history. The best time to visit the Museum is during the months of Summer.

27. Danube Tower

4,569 km
from city center
27 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The Danube Tower is a landmark of Vienna proudly labelled as the highest in the city. Providing an unforgettable experience, this popular attraction takes visitors to the top of the world, quite literally, to gaze at the brilliant architecture and cityscape of the city. The panoramic display offers a great kickstart to the journey into Vienna’s past and present. Combined with audio and visual interactive touchscreens, the Danube Tower also provides a self-instructed guide. The most renowned highlights of the tower include the open observation deck, luxury restaurants, and the express elevator. The tower is open all year round but the best time to visit the landmark for adventure enthusiasts is during the months of summer when the deck doubles as a bungee jumping site.

28. St. Peter's Church

4,571 km
from city center
28 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The Easter Egg-shaped dome crowning Vienna’s supposed oldest Church is a sight to behold. The turquoise gem can be spotted from anywhere in the city and is situated in the Petersplatz square amongst other historic buildings. With intriguing history and fine aesthetic features, the St. Peter’s Church of Vienna is a crowd favourite. The Church tries to replicate the construction of St. Peter’s Church from Rome and at the same time sets itself apart through this intricate and detailed fresco work in the interiors. Lucky visitors may stumble upon the Church on the days it offers a free recital and takes in the magic of music and art put together. Popularly known as one of the most beautiful churches of the country, the St. Peter’s Church is definitely worth a visit.

29. Austrian Parliament Building

4,572 km
from city center
29 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Situated on the popularly known Ring Boulevard, the Austrian Parliament Building is the most important establishment of the country. The Parliament Building is not only a centre to witness live political discussions, but is also a chamber of architectural excellence. With free guided tours offered around the Parliament Building and its vicinity, visitors can explore the art, culture, history, and robust politics of Vienna. Right from the Greek-inspired entrance, to the Imperial House, Chamber of National Council, library, artwork, and even exhibitions; the Parliament Building visit is definitely a must-see in Austria. The best time to visit is during the second Saturday of every month where visitors can also admire the art exhibitions inside the Parliament House.

30. Stadtpark

1 km
from city center
30 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

Stadtpark or city park is one of the most popular destinations in Vienna amongst both tourists and locals. A lush patch of greenery stretching across acres of land is filled with fun activities, music events, tours, a refreshing lakeside, and much more. Visitors prefer taking a day out from regular sightseeing and coming here to relax and lounge around. The Park is especially famous for being home to the gold statues of renowned composers Schubert and Strauss. Stretching from the Museum of Applied Arts to Kursalon the 19th-century establishment, Stadtpark covers a large area of Vienna city and is widely known for its scenic planning. One of the best times to visit is during the months of summer to see the Park’s flora at its peak.

31. Graben, Vienna

0 km
from city center
31 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

A popular shopping street in the centre of Vienna, Graben is known for being one of the hottest fashion destinations in Europe. The origin of this street dates back to the old Romans, and it is surrounded by popular alleys, streets and places which stand for the typical flair, elegant tradition and gourmet pleasures: Stephansplatz, Kohlmarkt, Naglergasse, Tuchlauben and Petersplatz.

32. Stephansplatz

0 km
from city center
32 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The ‘kilometre zero’ of the Austrian capital Stephansplatz is in easy walking distance from the Naschmarkt. A central shopping point in the city, the square is an important starting point for various other attractions. The geographical centre of the city of Vienna was named after Stephansdom or the St. Stephens Cathedral located on it; one of the tallest churches in the world.

33. Karlskirche

1 km
from city center
33 out of 33
places to visit in Vienna

The Church of St. Charles, as it translates to, is a baroque church located off of Karlplatz in the centre of Vienna. This magnificent building, replete with a large cupola was one of the final works of lionised Baroque architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. A tribute to the passing of the plague, the Karlskirche was built as an expression of gratitude.

FAQs on Vienna

How can I commute within Vienna?

Vienna offers an extensive network of public transport managed by the Vienna Transport Authority, which includes trams, rail, commuterês rail, buses, subways and taxis. The ways of commuting are inexpensive and quite efficient. The rail network is fast and reliable with complete informative timetables, discounts and great services available on rail website. The underground subway is easy to navigate. Metros or U-Bahn runs daily from 5:00 to 00:30 and all day long on Fridays and Saturdays. One can ride S-Bahn trains while visiting the surrounding districts and towns. Trams are another great way to get around the city and for sightseeing. They run every 5-15 minutes between 05:00 and 00:30. Bus service in Vienna mostly serves in suburbs and is not so popular with tourists but night buses that replace the U-Bahn from 00:45 to 05:00 on weekdays are quite handy and cheap. A single ride ticket costs EUR 210, a 24-hours ticket costs EUR 710, a 48-hours ticket costs EUR 1240 and at last a 72-hours tickets costs around EUR 1540. One can purchase the ticket from multilingual machines at every U-Bahn station and on buses and trams. The ride is free for children up to six years old. The Vienna Card with 72-hours of travel through public transport plus more than 200 discounts to museums, concerts, caf_s, and more, costs EUR 2190. One can buy it from Tourist Information Offices or from the Wiener Linien offices.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Vienna?

The top sightseeing places in Vienna are Belvedere Palace, Spanish Riding School (Spanische Hofreitschule), Stephansdom (St Stephen's Cathedral), Hofburg, Schenbrunn Palace, Albertina.

What are the top shopping places in Vienna?

The top shopping places in Vienna are Naschmarkt, Karntner Strasse, Graben, Vienna.

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