The MAK or the Museum of Contemporary and Applied Art in Vienna

The MAK or the Museum of Contemporary and Applied Art in Vienna

The Museum of Applied Art is briefly called MAK and presents unique exhibits from various stylistic periods. The museum presents furniture, glass, porcelain, silver and textiles from the Middle Ages until today. Every exhibition space of the present museum was arranged by different artists. Besides the exhibition, the MAK in Vienna also has a place for scientific research, where they must find the answers for all questions relating to the production, transmission, storage and reorientatio... [ read more ]

The Wiener Staatsoper or the State Opera in Vienna

The Wiener Staatsoper or the State Opera in Vienna

The State Opera in Vienna or the Wiener Staatsoper is one of the most important operas in the world that presents a variety of opera and ballet performances of the highest artistic level. The opera is located in the 1st district of Vienna, at the southern end of Kärntnerstrasse. The Vienna Opera House is an important artistic and architectural tourist attraction. It was built between the years 1861 and 1869 by architect August von Sicardsburg and Eduard van der Null. From the artistic po... [ read more ]

Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna as the best zoo in Europe

Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna as the best zoo in Europe

The Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna is the oldest zoo in the world and in 2010 it was nominated as the best zoo in Europe. The Teddy Panda, the baby elephants and many other rare animals are tourist attractions for more than two million visitors. In the summer of 1752 Emperor Franz I. Stephan von Lothringen, the husband of Maria Theresa, led his guests for the first through the new menagerie in the garden of the Schönbrunn Palace. Since then exists there in Vienna the oldest zoo in the w... [ read more ]

The famous Sisi Museum in Vienna

The famous Sisi Museum in Vienna

Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie de Wittelsbach commonly known as Sisi remained for long in popular culture as a beautiful and acclaimed empress. At the Sisi Museum in Vienna at the Hofburg Imperial Apartments you can compare the reality with the myths. Among the tourist attractions you will find the personal objects of Elizabeth as well as famous portraits of the beautiful empress.   The central concern of the exhibition is the private life of Elizabeth, her rebellion against t... [ read more ]

Kärntner Strasse in Vienna

Kärntner Strasse in Vienna

The Kärntner Strasse in Vienna is the most elegant shopping street of the city that lies from the Stephanplatz to Staatsoper on the Ringstrasse and ends at the Karlsplatz. At the time of the Roman Age is was a main road, connecting the center of the city with the city wall. Unfortunately a major part of the street was destroyed, only a few old buildings remained from the past times. The street was redesigned in the second part of the 20th century and became a pedestrian street. &nb... [ read more ]

Visit Vienna by horse carriage

Visit Vienna by horse carriage

Drawn carriages are as representative of the Viennese landscape as the Saint Stephen's Cathedral and the Giant Ferris Wheel. A journey with carriage pulled by two horses is considered to be the best experience by many tourists. There is hardly a more convenient way to discover the beauty of Vienna. The term horse carriage (fiacre) comes from French and refers to the parking place of carriages for the passenger transport in the city, from Rue de Saint Fiacre, Paris. In 1721 the carriages c... [ read more ]

The Museumsquartier in Vienna

The Museumsquartier in Vienna

The Museumsquartier in Vienna is a large and modern complex of museums and cultural institutions. Behind the baroque facade of the former imperial stables, we will find permanent and temporary exhibitions of modern art and also cultural centers of dance, art and architecture. After you pass the gates of the Fischer von Erlach Wing (former stables), a large courtyard opens onto two modern buildings designed by the architectural firm Ortner & Ortner.   The modern cubes... [ read more ]

The Ringstraße Boulevard in Vienna

The Ringstraße Boulevard in Vienna

Vienna has many beautiful tourist attractions, and many of them are located on the famous circular boulevard in Vienna. The Wiener Ringstraße Boulevard has a length of 5.3 km. It is long enough to have numerous monumental buildings raised in the era of Historicism, between the year 1860 and 1890. The buildings on this boulevard including for example the State Opera and the Museum of Art are among the most important sights of Vienna   "It is my will ..." - With these wo... [ read more ]

The Stephansdom in Vienna

The Stephansdom in Vienna

Vienna is the beautiful capital city of Austria with numerous tourist attractions. Today we would like to present the Stephansdom, which is also known as the Cathedral of Saint Stephen in Vienna. It has survived many wars and became an important symbol of the freedom of Vienna. The church was built in Gothic style in the year 1147, but its brick roof made in diamond form was added in 1952. The Stephansdom in Vienna has been the subject of several books, pictures and studies. The... [ read more ]

The Belvedere Palace in Vienna

The Belvedere Palace in Vienna

Vienna, the splendid capital city of Austria with baroque buildings was for centuries the center of the Habsburg Empire. The city maintained its grand imperial spirit, represented by imposing palaces and villas that can be seen everywhere. Today we would like to present you the Belvedere Palace in Vienna. There you can admire the legendary painting "The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt and other major works by Schiele and Kokoschka. You can also enjoy the splendor of the baroque palace and its la... [ read more ]