- Hofburg Palace (the former imperial residence);
- Vienna State Opera;
- Musikverein (Viennese Music Association), which is the home of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and from which the New Year’s Concert is annually broadcast around the globe;
- Karlskirche (St. Charles’s Church), a splendid example Baroque architecture;
- St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which is located at the very city center;
- Secession, the famous art nouveau icon;
- Albertina Museum;
- Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum of Fine Arts);
- Naturhistorisches Museum (Museum of Natural History);
- Museumsquartier, a newly built center hosting modern art;
- Belvedere, a complex of two Baroque palaces housing an art museum;
- Naschmarkt, Europe’s largest open market with variety of international restaurants.
Further away from the city center, popular sights include
- Schönbrunn Palace, the former imperial 1,441-room Rococo summer residence;
- Wiener Prater with the famous Giant Ferris Wheel.
An extensive account of travel information for Vienna can be found on the official webpage of the Vienna Tourist Board. The webpage of the city of Vienna offers all sorts of information on Vienna including tourist information.
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