Welcome to Vienna

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Vienna fires our imagination with sweeping waltzes and balls at the Opera, beautiful buildings, the Spanish Riding School and traditional cafés. That being said, even with all this history and tradition, Vienna also has a very different side – its young, trendy and creative side. In the Freihausvierteil, creativity thrives and young designers and artists exhibit and sell their work.


Population 1.7 million
Currency Euro, €1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Shops are usually open Mon - Fri from 9.00 am - 6.30 pm, Sat until 5.00 pm or 6.00 pm; some shopping centers are open until 8.00 pm or 9.00 from Mon-Fri.
Website www.wien.info
Newspapers Kurier
Der Standard
Die Presse
Wiener Zeitung
Neue Kronen Zeitung
Emergency numbers 112
144 (Emergency services and ambulance)
122 (Fire brigade)
133 (Police)
141 (Medical doctors on duty)
Tourist information Vienna Tourist Office
Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse, district 1
+43 1 24 555