10 best things to do in Vienna

10 best things to do in Vienna

Going to Vienna, one must make a list of places to visit and this list of Things to do in Vienna might help you out to have a complete and worthwhile trip to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Vienna is the capital and the largest city of Austria with 1,8 million of residents, followed by Graz with only 309,000 residents. It is also one of the nine states of Austria. The city is regarded as the City of Music because of the legacy it has contributed to music. And you really need to prepare for lots of sights, attractions, wonderful places to visit and see!

Vienna, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Vienna, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Eliza0027

Things to do in Vienna

1. Schonbrunn Palace

Schonbrunn Palace is considered to be one of the most famous attractions in Vienna. It features more than 1,400 rooms situated in a place full of other attractions, such as labyrinth and a maze and Gloriette that is sitting on a hill which is around 60 meters high. In Vienna, this is one of the places to be.

Schonbrunn Palace, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Schonbrunn Palace, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Gabriele Diwald

2. Hofburg Imperial Palace

Serving as a home for some of Europe’s most powerful royalties, Hofburg Imperial Palace palace built in 13th century plays a very vital part in the Austrian government.

As of now, this place is a museum and a home to the Austrian President. Go in there and experience the life of royalties that have once occupied this historic place.

Hofburg Palace, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Hofburg Palace, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Nagesh Kamath

3. Hundertwasserhaus

Be astonished by the different colors of the 52 apartments that constitute this place in Vienna. It is sure to take your breath away and make you think why such a concept was ever made.

Hundertwasserhaus is one of the famous places in Vienna today especially for foreign tourists on vacation.

Hundertwasserhaus, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Hundertwasserhaus, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Mikel Ortega

4. Belvedere Complex

If you are looking for a place that can be beautiful to look at during the night time, then look no further than the Belvedere Complex. When its lights are already turned on, this place seems to come alive and become one of the most beautiful places in Vienna.

Upper Belvedere, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Upper Belvedere, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Kevin Poh

5. Ringstrasse

A road that is more or less five kilometers in length, the Ringstrasse is a road that circles the inner city of Vienna. It is a place to be if you love to move along while taking pictures of astonishing buildings and sights. It is also perfect for short travels to unwind and relax.

Ringstrasse, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Ringstrasse, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Gugerell

6. Burggarten

Do you want to enjoy outside lunches on a very pleasant day? Then go to the Burggarten in Vienna. Once served as a royal garden, the place now serves as a place where people can conduct outdoor activities such as eating lunches when the weather is nice for such activities.

Burggarten, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Burggarten, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Vienna Tourist Board

7. St. Stephen’s Cathedral

St. Stephen’s Cathedral is one of the city’s most important landmarks. As a cathedral, it features 18 altars built in different times.

History tells that the cathedral was destroyed during the Second World War but was rebuilt and as time passed by, it became one important landmark and place of interest in Vienna.

St. Stephen's Cathedral, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Dennis Jarvis

8. Graben

Just like other cities, the city of Vienna also offers few famous streets such as the Graben, which can be a place for you to see buildings that have good architectural designs.

This is a place to be for people who are a bit adventurous and wants to enjoy the pleasant day.

Graben, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Graben, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by François Philipp

9. Spanish Riding School

If you want to see riding performances while you are in the city of Vienna, then this is a must-see place for you. The Spanish Riding School offers performances that can be viewed by spectators and visitors.

Spanish Riding School, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Spanish Riding School, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Jesús León

10. Wiener Rathaus

If you are in Vienna, you can go to Wiener Rathaus that serves as their town hall and seat of government for the State of Vienna. You can take pictures of this very important place for Vienna.

There are also restaurants near it that can serve foods of different origins. And during the Christmas time it is probably the best place where you can sample Weihnachtspunsch – Christmas punch.

Wiener Rathaus in Vienna, Things to do in Vienna, Austria
Wiener Rathaus in Vienna, Things to do in Vienna, Austria by Mark Jacob Long

How to get to Vienna ?

To get to Vienna, you can search on our partner’s website Skyscanner.

Where to stay in Vienna ?

When it comes to your accommodation in Vienna, make sure that you have a quiet stay in a youth hostel or hotel in the city centre. This will make things easier for you. To find a cheap hotel in Vienna, search on this hotel comparator.

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  1. Sounds wonderful. Right now we are traveling the US. Safe and Happy Travels!

  2. These looks like beautiful places to visit! Thanks for sharing!

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