Five Great Places In Vienna

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Vienna is a city that won’t cause any regrets. It is very unlikely that visiting Vienna will disappoint you. The capital of Austria is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. In Vienna you can truly feel all the grace and glory left from the time of Austrian Empire. At the same time Vienna is very modern and progressive. It is really amazing how organic past and present are united in this city. Besides that Vienna have one of the highest lifestyle quality level. Already for two years in a row it was calledthe best city in Europe to live in. Prices are affordable, jobs are available, streets are clean and train stations are safe. Let’s see what are the five great places to see in Vienna:

 

Prater

 Prater

Prater is a huge park in third district of Vienna. The parks includes big amusement area, long greenavenue and even aplanetarium. It is just perfect for spending a day with children. The park is full of child-friendly areas. Moreover Prater can also be suitable for a friends time. There are always something happening here: a beer celebration, a food festival, cultural events. Life doesn’t stop here even at dark times. There are too big night clubs in Prater with one of the best sound systems in Austria.  

 

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Museumsquartier

 Museumsquartier

Museumsquartier is a quarter of museums right in the middle of Vienna. There are two reasons that make this place beautiful. First of all it is world famous museums such as Leopold or Mumok that complex includes. Here you can find best examples of contemporary art and works of famous Egon Schiele. Secondly the place has a great atmosphere of art and freedom. People come here at day at night time to enjoy lunch, have a glass of wine or just to read a book. What is more entry tickets are affordable. Museumsquartier is certainly worth visiting.

 

Hofburg

 Hofburg

Hofburg is often so-called Vienna’s heart. It is a former Habsburg’s residency that is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city today. The complex is really impressive. The history of Hofburg starts at medieval age-back at the time it used to be a castle. With a growth of Habsburg’s power the castle was transforming to a magnificent Imperial Palace. Hofburg is a great demonstration of how architectural style in Europe was developing. Special attention deserve the National Library (“Österreichische Nationalbibliothek”). A great place to see how former Imperial life found it’s reflexion in modern student’s life. 

 

 

 

Nashmarkt

Nashmarkt

Nashmarkt is a huge market located in the area of central Vienna. The market is a great representation of how rich is Vienna in it’s diversity. Here one can try any kind of kitchen: from Asian to Russian and even oriental. Just a perfect place to have lunch during Vienna visit. Just keep in mind that on Sundays the market is closed.

 

Vienna Opera House


Many tourist guide say that attending a performance at the Opera House is one of the most impressive activity to experience in Vienna. Looking at the list of worlds famous starts that regular perform on it’s stage erase all doubts- tourist guides are right. First of all the building itself is spectacular. It was build in 1869 in best traditions of Italian Renaissance. Secondly performances are spectacular and ticket prices are affordable.

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