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St. Stephen’s Cathedral
Musikverein
MuseumsQuartier

MuseumsQuartier

Vienna’s MuseumsQuartier (MQ) is one of the ten largest cultural districts in the world, combining exhibition spaces, cafes, restaurants and bars. At the edge of the Old City, in the former imperial stables, it unites facilities highlighting different fields of art with restaurants, coffeehouses and shops in an area of 90,000 square meters with a combination of Baroque buildings and modern architecture. This has created a colourful and diverse local scene against the backdrop of significant museums and collections. MuseumsQuartier houses MUMOK, Leopold Museum, Kunsthalle Wien, ZOOM Kindermuseum, Tanzquartier, Architekturzentrum Wien, Q21, monochrom and Modepalast.
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Belvedere Palace
Hofburg Imperial Palace
Konzerthaus

Konzerthaus

One of the focal points of cultural life is the Wiener Konzerthaus in the atmospheric Art Nouveau style. Its musical bandwidth encompasses not only the classical repertoire, but also ranges from the Middle Age, Renaissance and Baroque music to Jazz, World and the progressive tones of the present day. Check the programme on their official website — there are multiple performances almost every day. Perfect plan for a date on a rainy day! If you are more interested in architecture than in music, take part in the guided tour of the Konzerthaus.
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Schönbrunn Palace
Danube Tower
St. Charles Church
Spanish Riding School
Leopold Museum
Albertina

Albertina

Albertina, Habsburg’s enormous collection of graphic arts, houses works by Dürer and Rubens along with masterpieces by Schiele, Cézanne, Klimt, Kokoschka, Picasso and Rauschenberg. The show “Masterworks of Modernism: The Batliner Collection” illustrates the progression from Monet and Picasso to Gerhard Richter and Georg Baselitz and presents highlights from the last 130 years of art history. Albertina also has a collection of architectural works and photos (including Helmut Newton and Lisette Model among others), which are on display in special exhibitions.
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Mumok —Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna

Mumok —Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna

The huge basalt stone building of Mumok houses art from the 20th century to the present day, with changing exhibits of everything from classic modern art to the essential artistic genres of the 1960s and 1970s, right up to contemporary artworks from the worlds of film, photography and video. Since 2011, a cinema designed by the artist Heimo Zobernig has also been housed here, focusing on the relationship between visual arts and film.
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Museum of Natural History

Museum of Natural History

Two twin museum buildings were erected during the construction of Vienna's Ringstrasse as monuments to the imperial collections: the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Natural History. Explore the breathtaking diversity of the natural world: from insects to precious stones and minerals to flying dinosaurs. You will get fascinating insights into the history of our planet at this museum near the Imperial Palace. Numerous stuffed specimens of extinct species make this an invaluable collection. From the rooftop, where guided tours are offered regularly, you have the best view over Vienna's Inner City and the Ringstrasse.
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MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts
Museum of Fine Arts Vienna (KHM)
House of the Sea

House of the Sea

Schools of yellow, red and blue fish, green mambas and sharks: over 10,000 animals from every continent live in the aquariums, terrariums and in the 20-meter-high tropical house with a waterfall, a suspension bridge and mangrove landscape. The tropical house and Krokipark (crocodile park) also include free-flying birds as well as monkeys and crocodiles roaming freely. The terrarium houses poisonous and giant snakes, lizards, leaf-cutting ants and tarantulas. The House of the Sea is located in one of Vienna’s monumental anti-aircraft towers and houses hammerhead sharks. The cafe on the 11th floor provides visitors with a breathtaking view of Vienna.
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Imperial Treasury
House of Music
Central Cemetery
Vienna Boys' Choir

Vienna Boys' Choir

Vienna Boys' Choir is a world-famous choir of boy sopranos and altos. In Vienna, they regularly appear in the Chapel of the Imperial Palace and in their own new concert hall MuTh which was opened in 2012 and is located in the Augarten. The hall is used as a rehearsal and performance venue for the Vienna Boys' Choir and as a centre for music and theatre for other children and young people. Collaborations are planned with established festivals, the Konzerthaus, the Vienna State Opera and Theatre an der Wien.
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