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Vienna, capital of Austria, is especially known for its musical legacy. Many great composers, including Mozart and Beethoven are associated with the city. The local culinary tradition in cakes and desserts, such as Apfelstrudel and Sachtertorte, make the city an even more attractive destination.
Tourist favorites in Vienna
The Museum of fine Arts (Kunsthistorisches Museum) is housed in the 19th beautiful palatial building. The most important fine arts museum, opened in 1891, has galleries holding collections of famous artists paintings. Museo de Historia del Arte has one of the finest and largest Bruegel collection in the world that makes it one of the most eminent museums in the world. Kunsthistorisches Museum has on display Egyptian and Near Eastern Collection, Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities, Picture Gallery and Coin Cabinet.
Vienna State Opera
The Vienna State Opera is a 19th century opera house â€“ and opera company â€“ with a history dating back to the mid-19th century. It is located in the centre of Vienna, and is one of top must-visit attractions in the city. In 1920, it was renamed the Vienna State Opera. The Neo-Renaissance style opera house was completed in 1869 according to the design of by architects August Sicard von Sicardsburg and Eduard van der NĂĽll. Read more
Innere Stadt (Old Town)
The Innere Stadt, the 1st municipal District of Vienna, is the Old Town of Vienna, boasting numerous architectural ensembles, including Baroque castles and gardens, and the late-19th-century Ringstrasse lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks.
The Old Town of Vienna is one of top must-visit attractions in Vienna and is home to a number of cultural, religious and historical treasures, including Albertina museum, Burgtheater, Graben, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Kapuzinergruft, KĂ¤rntner StraĂźe, Lutheran City Church, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Maria am Gestade Church, and etc. Read more
The Rathaus is a splendid and eye-catching building which serves as the seat both of the mayor and city council of the city of Vienna. The town hall also serves as Governor and Assembly of the State of Vienna. The Rathaus was designed by Friedrich von Schmidt in the Gothic style, and built between 1872 and 1883. Read more
SchĂ¶nbrunn Palace is a former imperial 1,441-room Rococo summer residence, one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tracing its origin back to the 16th century, the palace, since the 1960s, has been one of the major tourist attractions in Vienna.
Location. Exe Vienna is located in Vienna's Hernals neighborhood, close to Vienna General Hospital, Schoenbrunn Palace, and Vienna City Hall. Nearby points of interest also include Austrian Parliament Building and Burgtheater. Hotel Features. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool and a health club. This 3-star property has a business center and offers a meeting/conference room. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas and the hotel has an Internet point. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. Room service is available. The hotel serves hot and cold buffet breakfasts in the breakfast room (surcharges apply). Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include multilingual staff, tour/ticket assistance, and laundry facilities. Guestrooms. 115 air-conditioned guestrooms at Exe Vienna feature minibars and safes. Bathrooms feature bathtubs or showers, makeup/shaving mirrors, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Televisions have satellite channels. Rooms also include windows that open. Housekeeping is offered daily and guests may request wake-up calls. The hotel features a heated indoor pool and health club. Children must be accompanied by an adult in the hotel's recreational facilities. The recreational activities listed above are available either onsite or near the hotel; fees may apply.
Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle
Location. Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle is a business-friendly hotel located in Vienna's Leopoldstadt neighborhood, close to Wurstelprater, Austrian National Library, and Vienna City Hall. Additional points of interest include Austrian Parliament Building and Riesenrad. Hotel Features. Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. The hotel serves buffet breakfasts each morning (surcharges apply). Recreational amenities include a sauna. This 4-star property has a 24-hour business center and offers small meeting rooms, technology support staff, and limo/town car service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Vienna property has 90 square meters of event space consisting of conference/meeting rooms. For a surcharge, the property offers a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request). Business services, concierge services, tour/ticket assistance, and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is limited, and available on a limited first-come, first-served basis (surcharge). Additional property amenities include a library, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Guestrooms. 140 guestrooms at Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle feature minibars and safes. Accommodations offer city or garden views. Beds come with premium bedding. All rooms include separate sitting areas and desks. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and handheld showerheads. They also offer makeup/shaving mirrors, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wired high-speed Internet access is complimentary. In addition to complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Televisions have cable channels. Also included are windows that open and blackout drapes/curtains. Guests may request irons/ironing boards, hypo-allergenic bedding, and extra towels/bedding. Housekeeping is available daily. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
City Hotel Tabor
Location. City Hotel Tabor is located in Vienna's Leopoldstadt neighborhood, close to Johann-Strauss-Museum, Riesenrad, and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Nearby points of interest also include Viennese City Park and Hundertwasser House Vienna. Hotel Features. The property offers a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge). Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas (surcharges apply). City Hotel Tabor features multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. Additional property amenities include an elevator (lift). Guestrooms. 95 guestrooms at City Hotel Tabor feature minibars and safes. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Satellite television is provided. Rooms also include windows that open. Guests may request hypo-allergenic bedding. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Isidex Apartments offers designated smoking areas and a garden. There are many great attractions nearby, including St. Stephen's Cathedral, Burgtheater, Vienna City Hall and Danube Tower. Also close by are Wiener Prater and Austrian Parliament Building. Staff can provide tour/ticket assistance. Other amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services.
Asiatische Stoffe und MĂ¶bel, die teilweise extra aus Japan eingeflogen wurden, sorgen im Restaurant UNKAI des Grand Hotel Wien fĂĽr den passenden Rahmen fĂĽr die traditionelle und authentische KĂĽche von KĂĽchenchef Hiroshi Sakai. Sein Stil kombiniert Ă¶sterreichische mit japanischen Zutaten ebenso wie neue Geschmacksrichtungen mit traditionellen Rezepten - ohne dabei aber den authentisch japanischen Geschmack zu vernachlĂ¤ssigen. Vom bedeutendsten Ă¶sterreichischen GourmetfĂĽhrer Gault Millau mit zwei Hauben ausgezeichnet genĂĽgen Sushi und Sashimi hĂ¶chsten AnsprĂĽchen.
Restaurant Le Loft im Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom
The new restaurant Le Loft in Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom (Cathedral) has given Vienna a new hot spot which would not be out of place in London, Paris or even New York.
With the first step into the lobby you will be struck by the 2000 square metre illuminated ceiling of the Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist. The walls of Top Floor, also on the 18th floor of the renowned French architect Jean Nouvel's sculptured building, are all made of glass. Diners are treated to a breathtaking view over the whole city.
Star chef, Antoine Westermann, who has been awarded 3 Michelin stars, has created a menu with French specialities using the best ingredients Austria has to offer. Raphael Dworak, head chef at Le Loft is in charge of the interpretation and implementation.
The focal point of the restaurant is Le Loft's Bar & Lounge, which offers a panoramic view from Kahlenberg right the way across to the southern outskirts of Vienna. And not forgetting Austrian wine lovers, in the restaurant itself is a 4-metre high wine cabinet, which stocks around 800 bottles.
Palais Coburg - Basteigarten
The Basteigarten at the Palais Coburg is open all day, offering diners a selection of light and creative cuisine. There are two distinctive dining areas: the â€śGartenpavillonâ€ť (Garden Pavilion) and the historic setting of the wine bar which has been beautifully enhanced with modern architectural features. In the warm summer months, sit out and relax in the spacious and tranquil surroundings of the garden with its tall trees and attractively landscaping â€“ the perfect spot to enjoy your meal. Start your day with a bang with a first class coffee and delicious breakfast in a setting that conjures up images of an Italian espresso bar. For lunch come and enjoy a selection of fine wine and some food that is exquisite but not pretentious. In the afternoon, drop by for some freshly baked pastries and take your pick from a choice of well-known Viennese coffees. In the evening there is an excellent selection of wines to complement the wonderful culinary spread on offer.
Only high quality Viennese cuisine and international specialties are served in the Arsenal and BorromĂ¤us of the Marriott Renaissance Hotel The Imperial Riding School Vienna. You can enjoy a meal where at one time only Leaders and high-ranking military officials would have studied. On the menu, you will find Austrian classics such as, cooked prime boiled beef, with roasted potatoes, creamed spinach, chive and apple pip sauce, or caramelized sugared pancake with raisins with stewed berries, alongside exotic options, such as fried prawns with vanilla in a cauliflower curry puree with lemon grass mousse, or Monk fish in a spicy curry sauce, on jasmine rice with mango celery vegetables. The historical pillared hall, the glass ceilinged winter garden, with a view of the main garden, and also the large garden with the historical horse tamer statue, underline the unique dining experience on offer. The lounge in the City Garden offers a stylish bolt hole to linger in, seven days a week. As a highlight in the summer, the restaurant BorromĂ¤us offers a city barbecue, when all grill fanatics are able to give in to their passion for barbequed food on the summer terrace.