Karlskirche or the Church of Saint Charles in Vienna

Karlskirche or the Church of Saint Charles in Vienna

The Karlskirche is a Vienese church designed by J. B. Fischer von Erlach and his son. It is the most impressive Baroque religious buildings of the Austrian capital. Emperor Charles VI promised to build the church in 1713 when the plague hit Vienna, and the church was dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo, a patron saint of those who suffered from the plague. The huge baroque building has a length of 80 meters and a width of 60 meters. The 72 meters high dome is a spectacular tourist attract... [ read more ]

The Michaelerplatz or the Saint Michael Square in Vienna

The Michaelerplatz or the Saint Michael Square in Vienna

The Michaelerplatz is one of the most famous squares in Vienna mainly because of its proximity to the Hofburg Imperial Palace and other major tourist attractions of the capital city. The Saint Michael Square in Vienna is dominated by the impressive neo-baroque gate of the Imperial Palace. The Imperial Palace is located opposite to one of the first modern buildings of Vienna, the Looshaus. The oldest building of the square is the Michaelerkirche, the church that served as a church of the A... [ read more ]

The Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna

The Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna

Visit the summer residence of Empress Sisi. You will be charmed by the Baroque building, and the view of the park, the Palmenhaus (Palm House), the Gloriette and the Schonbrunn Zoo. You can spend an entire day at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Visit the palace rooms choosing the "Grand Tour with Audio Guide," then take a look of the  luxurious rooms ceremony and the splendidly furnished lounges, then take a walk in the maze corridors of the park. Important residents of the... [ read more ]

Spanish Riding School in Vienna

Spanish Riding School in Vienna

In the baroque decor offered by the Hofburg Palace you can experience in live the famous ballet of the famous Lipizzaner horses. You will admire the entire art of riding starting from the pirouettes to the capriole. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the oldest and the last school in the world where classic dressage methods are practiced in their purest form, where is preserved and cultivated the art of the High Renaissance horsemanship. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna was foun... [ read more ]

The City Hall of Vienna or the Wiener Rathaus

The City Hall of Vienna or the Wiener Rathaus

The City Hall of Vienna is one of the most magnificent buildings out of the many architectural beauties of this city. The building was designed by architect Friedrich Schmidt and built between the years 1872 and 1883. The architecture of the buildings on the Ringstrasse also known as the Ring Street in Vienna combines many styles, but the architect of the City Hall used a single style of a particular era. Hidden by the majestic stone walls, the interior garden with grass and floral arrang... [ read more ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]