Vienna is the capital city of Austria and it means a ‘forest stream’. From a Roman settlement in early years, the city evolved to a major trading centre in 11th century and subsequently to a cultural hub of Europe. Today you can see the impressions of its historic past reflected on the architectures all around… Read the full article
Vienna Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
One of the most romantic places in the world Vienna commands the senses with its Baroque architecture and the splendid collection of restaurants and cafes all accentuated by the picture perfect weather. The Viennese love the good life… walk into any one of its numerous coffee house living rooms and taste the bewitching cakes or any of its Vinotheks to sample tie exquisite Austrian wine and you will be entranced.
The city has quite a reputation amongst conscious food lovers of the world and “vegan” and “locally sourced” are more than just phrases here. The city of music has an impressive array of operas, concert halls and venues and there are daily multiple performances… after all the place boasts of Mozart, Brahms, Mahler, Beethoven, Haydn in its heritage.
Even if western classical music doesn’t fascinate you, the crystal and gold spun Opera Houses will make a grand impression… Musikverein, staatsoper, Kozerthaus, MuTh …the list goes on. Right behind the royal stables of Hofburg you will find the Museums Quartier that has an amazing array of museums spanning art, music, pre historic fossils and even vintage furnishings.
The Hofburg royal palace complex with its stunning palaces and chapels and the famous Spanish Riding School where stallions perform their own version of ballet are experiences not to be missed. Vienna’s porcelain and ceramics are on the lists of every serious shopper and the tempting shopping hubs of Karntner strasse and Landstraber Haupstrabe are likely to claim a major chunk of your wallet.
To enjoy Vienna more deeply and easily know all about its facilities, conveyance systems, attractions and accommodation options in exhaustive detail, go through this special Vienna guide.
Here is a great place to start: Knowing Vienna and its tourism.
Also go through the posts that follow and dig deeper into the various aspects of tourism in Vienna.
Getting to the City Vienna international airport Flughafen Wien-Schwechat (VIE) is located 19 kilometres southwest of Wien Mitte or Vienna Central district. Vienna is directly connected with over 70 different countries by numerous airlines. The city centre is well connected with the largest international airport of Austria. For various travel and airport related information visit… Read the full article