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Vienna: Meet the Beautiful Capital of Austria | #MacroTraveller

A charming city where you look at it. Colourful streets and houses, museums, historical centres, monuments, architectural constructions, palaces, and cathedrals make the town a perfect place for any visitor. Vienna, the capital of Austria, has a charm that attracts many tourists. If you have arrived here, it is most likely that you are one of them who has not been able to resist the tourist magnet that is Vienna. 

To name all the points of attraction that you can visit in the trip is something complicated since they are enough, in addition, we would create confusions since when seeing so many many they do not know what to choose. For that reason, we will only limit ourselves to indicate which are the most visited and the most preferred by tourists.

Religious Centers

The Cathedral of Stephansdom:
In the middle of the city is the Cathedral of St. Stephen, which as a witness of various stages of history is the main religious building in Vienna. After the Napoleonic wars and the Second World War that almost completely destroyed it, the church was rebuilt in the Gothic style. On your visit, you can visit the museum and the altar of the church. Also, the 137-meter high bell tower is one of the most popular spots for tourists, as are the ships.

Votivkirche:
The Votive Church was built in 1856, Francisco José after surviving an assassination attempt wanted to thank God for saving him and ordered to build this church. Today, its neo-Gothic style makes it one of the most beautiful in the city. Inside you can find an impressive altar of the Virgin of Guadalupe, the second largest since the first is in Mexico. Besides, we can also appreciate a giant lit candle over 4 meters high.

Karlskirche:
The Church of San Carlos is indeed a masterpiece. In your visit, we can go up to the dome of 72 meters high by means of an elevator, where we can appreciate the works of art that decorate the ceiling. Outside we can appreciate two towers in which events of the life of Saint Charles.

Buildings

Schloss Schönbrunn Palace:
A building that represents the city, as well as being one of the main cultural buildings in Austria. Decorated in the Rococo style, it is one of the most beautiful places in Vienna. Although its gardens are the most visited area. The extension of the Schönbrunn Palace huge and is full of attractions, greenhouses, the botanical garden, and the English, the Roman ruins, essential sculptures, and the gazebo.

Hofburg Palace:
This ancient castle is one of the largest in the whole city. His walk through it is very interesting, and we can visit the beautiful imperial halls to see the way of life of the imperial family. Also, give a visit to the museum that exhibits historical objects.

Secession Building:
This large white building with a golden dome was created to exhibit works. Upon entering it, the first thing we can appreciate is the motto “To each time its art, to art its freedom.” It is a nice visit especially for people who love art.

The City Hall of Vienna:
Also called Rathaus, it is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. By just visiting it on the outside, tourists are impressed by the beauty of the building. In your visit, we can go through the market, the squares and the gardens where there are always events. Tourists also love to walk around the ice rink. It is an unmissable visit.

The Vienna Opera:
It is one of the most important theatres in the world so all tourists who go to Vienna cannot stop seeing work there. You can also visit the opera museum and visit the theatre on the days that there is no rehearsal.

Monuments

The trunk in the Iron: Located in the Plaza de San Esteban, in one of the corners you can see the tree with methacrylate where there are a lot of nails introduced into the trunk. It is a historic custom of the locksmiths to perfect themselves.

Riesenrad:
In the Prater amusement park is the Giant Ferris Wheel built in 1896. It is 65 meters high with a diameter of 61 meters. Taking a walk in it is something you cannot stop doing on your trip to Vienna. When you reach the highest part, you will get one of the best views of the city.

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