Vienna Sight Seeing
Restaurant & Dining
Thanks to its magical history Vienna is the abode of multitude
of museums, delightful galleries and wonderful places of interest.
Throughout the ages Vienna has impressed its visitors by its
sheer beauty and charm. Add to that it's ever enduring rich
culture, sophistication of its own and you will discover the
grandiosity that has place Vienna in such a monumental edifice.
Be it Anchor Clock, which took seven years to make or magnificent
Belvedere Palace, a Baroque architect that lies in the middle
of a splendid park wondrous Vienna put more history up its
sleeve than you can shake a stick at.
Now changed with times, ever versatile Vienna is a true cosmopolitan
city truly that blend its past with present. Take a walk around
Hofburg or Spanish Riding School. The renovated historical
landmarks like Kariskirche and Kunsthistoriches Museum are
still reminders of Vienna's imperialist past. That it once
used to be the capital of Astro-Hungarian Empire.
So, explore Vienna by its wonderful clean public transport
or can tour by bicycle (!!) or horse drawn carriage. Vienna
waits for you.
For an inspiring take on authentic Viennese cuisine and cooking
go for Stomach, Gasthaus Wild or lately restructured Glacis
Beisl just behind Museums Quartier where food is inspired
by age old Viennese recipe. There is elegant St. Joseph, pitched
as the fully organic restaurant with allied shops at the downstairs
is putting things just right for you. Steierereck at Stadtpark
area or Italian Fabios deliver you a fine dining experience.
Generous portions, delicious and wholesome, that's how one
perceives this multi cuisine. The owners certainly believe
in their genre and what stands out is the air of exquisiteness.
Its an all prty night. Vienna offers variety of nightlife
options. The low crime rate and great public transportation
network make the place dear darling for the visitors. There
are plenty of arts center and music venues around Vienna.
Couple of places to check in are; Karl Kolarik's Schweizerhaus,
an amazing beer garden and Moulin Rouge, possibly the most
hip club and music blend in the world.
Grinzinger Hauermandl , Heurige Mayer, Rhiz Bar Modern, Alter
Klosterkeller im Passauerhof Grinzing are located in the 18th
District of the city. Grinzing over the years has earned reputation
for its taverns and beer houses. Some of them offer late night
entertainment as well. They have music styles of all kind,
from international chart toppers to dance to jazz.
There are hundreds of Bars and Clubs are spread all across
Vienna for an astonishing nightlife entertainment
Stylish boutiques and designer shops hide behind the narrow
paved streets and alleyways. For a serious retail therapy,
souvenir and crafts, art and antiques take a stroll by beautiful
arcades in innere stadt (inner city) and you will realise
that Vienna, is not a place for cheap and imitation stuff
but about elegant and quality buying.
On the Karntnerstrasse Avenue, in between the Opera House
and the Stock-im-Eisenplatz, you'll pleasantly discover some
of Vienna's finest shops. Among other local specialities include
pottery, ceramics and earth ware, handmade dolls and unadulterated
In the 1st District lies the main city centre. However, unlike
other European cities there're few shopping malls and centres.
Most probably to maintain its aura around and so that well
preserved historic buildings remain the same way as they are
now. However, in the 1st district you will find Kärntnerstrasse,
between the State Opera and Stock-im-Eisen-Platz (U-Bahn:
Karlsplatz); which mixes old with the new. It offers absolutely
beautiful ranges of stores. Vienna's best hotels are also
not far away from here.