Vienna has prepared to its guests widest choice of attractions and museums. Stadtpark City Park is simply a great place for a family rest. In the beginning of the 19th century several buildings existed on the territory of the park. However, already in 1860 the buildings were completely demolished. Best urban park architects and gardeners worked over the project of the park, which was opened in 1862.
1. The public transport system is very well developed here. Trams and buses work from early in the morning until midnight. After midnight you will see special night buses on main streets of the...
Museum of Criminology (Kriminalmuseum), which was opened in 1991, is one of the most unusual cultural institutions. The exposition of the museum is devoted to most notorious crimes that have been committed in Vienna during the last hundred years. Here you can see old photographs, documents concerning the crimes and weapons used in murders.
Wiener Karlskirche is a prominent architectural landmark. The church now has lost its religious significance and now is used as a museum. The architecture of the church is a unique combination of Italian, Greek and even Japanese traditions of construction. This is a truly unique building. Art lovers should visit the exhibition of Salvador Dali, the museum of which is located in one of historic buildings near Jozefplatz Square. We also suggest visiting Historical Museum (Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien), which exhibits various ancient artifacts of the Roman Empire, as well as a collection of contemporary art and medieval sculpture.
The restaurants of Vienna offer guests to taste various national dishes. Wienerschnitzel is considered one of the most popular dishes. This is Vienna schnitzel, which is usually made from veal....
Among the architectural monuments of the city we should definitely mention Hundertwasser House, the building of which was completed in 1986. The project of the unusual building was developed by a talented Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. On the roof of the building is made a real park. During the history of the building the number of trees and shrubs has grown to 250. The facade is decorated with mosaic ornaments and windows of unusual shape and size. Today the beautiful building houses several apartments, offices and a cozy cafe. Town Square is the location of an unusual religious monument. This is Plague Column with the statue of the Virgin Mary installed on it. Similar monuments can be seen in several European cities. As a rule, they symbolize gratitude to God and saints for their help in finishing epidemics and pestilence.