Vienna is known for its rich culture and marvelous architecture. Located on the eastern banks of the famous Danube River, Austria’s capital is home to many gems that must be explored. The popular Ringstrasse Boulevard is among the stunning streets in Vienna and many important tourist attractions are located here. You can discover this beautiful boulevard on foot or explore it by tram.
There is an Imperial palace on this boulevard which has well-maintained gardens and ancient old stunning architecture. It was where Habsburg emperors lived for more than 600 years. There are several state rooms and museums in these incredible buildings.
Vienna Ringstrasse is popular across the globe. It is 8.4 miles long and home to several monumental buildings. These renowned buildings were constructed during the 1800s. The ring road is one of the most spectacular boulevards where visitors can stroll around comfortably and witness different architectural marvels.
The boulevard treasures Vienna City hall, the Parliament, the State Opera, and the Kunsthistorisches Museum which attracts visitors from different parts of the world. The ring road in Vienna has a lot to offer and you must visit this vibrant place for a memorable experience. The living ring road is worth exploring.
Vienna’s residential block Hundertwasser House was constructed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser who was an Austrian artist. It was built between 1983 and 1986. The work looks like a radiant puzzle and drawing. The rooms have trees that extend from the windows. Façade has uneven shapes and bright colors. The Hundertwasserhaus is one of the most explored buildings in Austria’s capital.
Hundertwasserhaus is the cultural heritage of Vienna. You can also explore Hundertwasser Village alongside this building. This is a shopping center of similar style and Hundertwasser Museum treasures the popular works of eminent artists.
The Prater is a public park with ample green space. It is among the oldest amusement parks across the globe. The 200 feet tall Ferris wheel is a symbol of Vienna. In 1766, it was opened to the public. Many original attractions are well-preserved that contribute to the glory of the historic feel.
The Giant wheel was opened in 1897 and it is the iconic symbol of Vienna. This Ferris wheel has survived many disasters and wars throughout history. During World War I it remained unused for two years but during World War II, it cannot survive. The reconstruction was done but only 15 gondolas were restored out of 30 gondolas.
Those damaged gondolas now form an exhibition area where visitors can discover Vienna’s history. The Prater is must visit and good weather adds to the charm. Entry is free and you can stroll around to see the vintage attractions and enjoy fast-food items. Enjoy incredible city views with the Ferris wheel and you can also relish dinner in one of the gondolas.
Schönbrunn Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful architectural marvels made in Europe. Made in Baroque architectural style this has been in the Habsburg's possession since 1569. Eleonore Von Gonzaga, the wife of Emperor Ferdinand II has a pleasure palace constructed on the site called Schönbrunn. This was made in 1642 and garden complexes were made afterward. This palace has historical significance and its spectacular layout and awe-inspiring furnishings attract millions of tourists every year to witness the charm.
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