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A must see in Vienna...

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Spanish Riding School good to know 
  • located in the Hofburg 
  • UNESCO world cultural heritage
  • apprenticeship of the Lippizaner horses
how to get there 
  • walk along Burggasse in the direction of Volkstheater
  • keep straight until the Ring
  • turn right and walk along the Ring 
  • walk through the Hofburg, almost until Michaelerplatz
  • approx. 15 minutes walking distance 
options 
  • guided tour
  • morning exercise  
  • show 
dates&prices floor plan
nearby lunch: Regina Margherita
nearby coffee: Café in der Spanischen Hofreitschule

more information website of the Spanish Riding School
Museum of Art History good to know 
  • short: KHM 
  • opening: 1891
  • museum with a worldwide reputation
how to get there
  • walk along Burggasse until Volkstheater
  • turn right at Museumstraße
  • the KHM is the building on your right
  • approx. 10 minutes walking distance 
opening hours  June to August
  • daily 10 am until 6 pm
  • thursdays: 10 am until 9 pm
September to May
  • Tu to Su: 10 am to 6 pm
  • Th: 10 am to 9 pm 

nearby lunch: Glacis Beisl  nearby coffee: Café im Kunsthistorischen Museum 

more information Website KHM
MUMOK - museum of modern art good to know
  • in the MQ - museums quarter 
  • founded 1962
  • made from volcanic rock
how to get there
  • walk along Burggasse
  • enter the MQ.
  • it is the big grey building in the main yard
  • approx. 5 minutes walking distance
opening hours
  • monday: 2pm - 7pm
    tuesday to sunday: 10am - 7pm
    thursday: 10am - 9pm

nearby lunch: I Ragazzi nearby coffee: Café Hofburg 

more information Website MUMOK
The Museumsquarter good to know
  • 70 cultural facilities
  • art, music, fashion, dance
  • kids museum ZOOM
how to get there
  • walk along Burggasse
  • 5 minutes walking distance

nearby lunch and Coffee: Corbaci nearby coffee: Café Bellaria 

institutions & opening hours  overview  Weitere Infos  Website 
The Albertina good to know
  • safeguards one of the most important and extensive graphic art collections in the world
  • founded in 1776
  • since 2007: permanent loan of the Batliner collection
getting there
  • walk along Burggasse and straight to the Ring
  • take tram Nr. 1 to "Kärntner Ring/Oper"
  • the Albertina is behind the State Opera
opening hours
  • daily: 10am - 6pm
  • wednesday: 10am -  9pm
     
nearby lunch: DO & CO Albertina  nearby coffee: Café Mozart 

more information Website 
St. Stephen's Cathedral good to know
  • commencement: 1137 
  • hight: 136,44 m 
  • stairs: 343
how to get there
  • U3 Stephansplatz 
opening hours
  • Mo to Sat: 6am - 10pm
  • Su and public holidays: 7am - 10pm

nearby lunch: Cantinetta Antinori nearby coffeeCafé Sacher

more information  Website St.Stephen's Cathedral
The Belvedere good to know
  • view point 
  • commencement: 1697
  • citypalais of Prince Eugen
getting there
  • walk along Burggasse to Dr. Karl Renner Ring
  • take the tram D
  • get out at "Belvedere" 


nearby lunch: Gasthaus Sperl  nearby coffee: Café Goldegg 

opening hours Winterpalais & Upper Belvedere
  • daily
  • 10am - 6pm 
more information and tickets Website Belvedere
Schönbrunn Palace good to know
  • commencement: 1638
  • Habsburg summer residence
  • 1.441 rooms
getting there 
  • walk along Burggasse to Volkstheater
  • take the subway U2 to Karlsplatz
  • transfer to U4 to Schönbrunn
opening hours
  • daily
  • 1st April to 30th June: 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • 1st July to 31st August: 8:30am - 6:30pm
  • 1st Sept. to 31st Ocotber: 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • 1st Nov. to 31st March: 8:30am - 5:00pm

nearby lunch: Plachutta Hietzing  nearby coffee: Café Residenz 

more information: Website Schönbrunn Palace
The National Library good to know
  • since 1867
  • extensive collection
  • printed material from 1851
  • focus on the humanities 
getting there 
  • turn left into Burggasse
  • walk straight ahead to the Ring 
  • turn right and walk to the Hofburg
  • turn right in the Hofburg 
  • approx. 15 minutes walking distance 
opening hours

nearby lunch: Meinl am Graben nearby coffee: Demel 
more information:
Website National Library
The Naschmarkt good to know
  • original name: "Kärtnertormarkt"
  • biggest city market  
  • fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, bread, etc. 
  • international and multicultural
getting there
  • turn right when leaving the hotel
  • turn left into Burggasse
  • walk along Burggasse to Volkstheater
  • take the U2 to Karlsplatz
  • get out at exit "Secssion"
  • approx. 15 minutes

  • walking distance: approx. 20 minutes
  • Taxi: approx. 10 minutes
opening hours shops
  • Monday to Friday: 6am - 7.30pm
  • Saturday: 6am - 6pm
opening hours F&B Monday - Saturday 6:00am - 11pm flea market 
  • on Naschmarkt
  • every Saturday: 06:30am - 6pm
nearby lunch: ON market nearby coffee: Café Drechsler more info Website Naschmarkt
The Leopold Museum good to know
  • in the MuseumsQuartier
  • opening 2001
  • Schiele & Klimt collection
getting there
  • turn left into Burggasse
  • walk straight ahead to MQ
  • approx. 5 minutes walking distance
opening hours
  • daily (except Tuesday): 10am - 6pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 9pm
  • 31.12.2016: 10am - 5pm

nearby lunch: Halle nearby coffee: Café Leopold

more information  Website Leopold Museum 
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