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Famous Places to Visit

Dominikanerkirche
Country: Austria

The Dominican monks came to Vienna in 1226, at the invitation of Duke Leopold VI. They built and consecrated their first church and convent here in the second half of the 13th century. The church that stands now, built between 1631 and 1674, was de ...

Michaelerplatz
Country: Austria

Michaelerplatz faces the grand main entrance into the imperial residence, the Michaelertor (St Michael’s Doorway), which leads to the Hofburg’s inner courtyard. On both sides of the doorway are 19th-century wall fountains, designed by Rudolf We ...

Theater an der Wien
Country: Austria

The “Theatre on the Wien River”, one of the oldest theatres in Vienna, was founded by Emanuel Schikaneder. A statue above the entrance shows him playing Papageno in the premiere of Mozart’s Magic Flute. Schikaneder, who had written the li ...

Heeresgeschichtliches Museum
Country: Austria

The impressive Museum of Army History is housed in the military complex known as the Arsenal, built as a fortress in 1856. The museum, which chronicles Austria’s military prowess from the 16th century, was designed by Theophil Hansen and Ludwig F ...

Haydn-Museum
Country: Austria

Haydn built this house in what was then a new suburb with money that he had earned on his successful trips to London between 1791 and 1795. He lived in the house from 1797 until his death in 1809, and composed many major works here, including The S ...

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