Introducing Vienna Downtown
Vienna is a city of contraries, old and new, and that too in varying shades; basically deemed a city full of music, it is a refreshing pairing of medieval architecture and elements of the newer generation. Caf茅s, restaurants or museums, Vienna is radiant with its variant offerings; same can be said for Vienna downtown, its throbbing-with-life center. State Opera House, Kunsthistorisches Museum and the likes would certainly add a lot of meaning to your travel!!
Places To Visit In Vienna
The most popular tourist attraction of Vienna, the “Schonbrunn Palace” was built in between 1696 and 1712 by Emperor Leopold I. The palace is famous for its magnificent architecture and the beautiful park like setting, for which it has also been designated as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Spanish Riding School
Dating back to 1562, the Spanish Riding School is indeed one of the most adventurous tourist attractions of Vienna. Since 1735, the Spanish Riding school had been offering public performances on the grounds of the Hofburg Palace. Also, the school is training Lipizzan Horses, now for more than four centuries.
Belvedere complex holds one of the most popular and historical attractions of Vienna, the Belvedere Palaces; both the Upper and Lower Belvederes are comprised of beautiful marble halls, Ceremonial staircases, marble galleries and historical statues. The Belvedere complex looks mesmerising at the night time, since all it is all lip up. Aside this, the complex also offers a panoramic view of the city of Vienna.
Hofburg Imperial Palace
Hofburg Imperial Palace has been the official residence of every Austrian Ruler since the 13th century. Being one of the Europe’s most powerful royalty, the Palace covers an extensive area of 59 acres, that features 18 group of buildings with 19 courtyards and 2600 rooms. At present, the Hofburg Imperial Palace serves as a museum; though, not all but the most notable parts of the Palace are open for the Public; The Imperial Buildings, the Sisi Museum and the Silver Collection, being the most beautiful and notable attractions of the Palace, are open to the public.