Tourist Places to Visit in Vienna, Austria, Europe
Vienna city is situated towards northeastern part of Austria on the banks of River Danube, spans an area of 414.65 square kilometers (160.10 square miles) and highest elevation in the city is Hermannskogel mount at an elevation of 542 meters (1,778 feet above the sea level. Vienna is the largest and capital city of the country and divided into 7 regions and 23 districts and the economy depends on industries, tourism, universities, hotels and commercial business. Vienna is surrounded by Liesing, Sankt Polten, Brastislava, Sopron, Wiener Neustadt, and Mistelbach and coordinates are 48.2083° N, 16.3731° E.
History of Vienna:
According to historians, it is believed that the Vienna region was occupied since 500 BC and in 15 BC, the Romans invaded the city and named it has Vindobona. Habsburg dynasty captured the region in the year 1440 and became the part of Holy Roman Empire and during 16th and 17th century Ottoman army attacked the Vienna city but was unsuccessful in capturing the city. During the Napoleonic wars in the year 1804, the city became the capital of Austrian Empire and city played major role in the world politics.
To see in Vienna:
Schonbrunn Palace is the main landmark and renowned monument in the country constructed in the year 1696 and its surrounding gardens and buildings, has been the location for different historical events, demonstrated by the beautiful interiors and rooms of the palace.
Belvedere Palace is positioned at the distance of 3 kilometers from heart of the city constructed by Prince Eugene of Savoy in the 3rd district of Vienna to the south east part of the city and bounded by parks and major gallery is located in the palace.
Stephansdom is also called as St. Stephen’s Cathedral is the mother church in the city and this place has borne witness to plentiful momentous events in the past of the nation.
Museum of Vienna:
Museum of Vienna is located at the distance of 5 kilometers from center of the city and exhibits history to art, fashion and modern culture, starting from its origins to the present day and from here one can really get to know Vienna at 360 degrees.
Interesting places to see in and around Vienna:
- Wiener Riesenrad
- Vienna State Opera
- Vienna Secession building
- Spanish Riding School
- Palais Augarten
- Naturhistorisches Museum
- Kunsthistorisches Museum
- Austrian Parliament Building
Weather in Vienna:
Best time to visit Vienna is from May to October, during these months climate will be pleasant and other months in the year are very chilled and snowy.
Transportations to Vienna:
Vienna International Airport is situated in Wien-Umgebung District, at the distance of 20 kilometers from center of the city caters with domestic and international flights to Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Ukraine and Russia. Vienna is hub to railway transport in the country and operates regular railway services to all the major cities in the country and Vienna is hub to national and international bus terminals in the country.
Accommodation in Vienna:
Tourists visiting Vienna experiences the special flair of a top hotel in the city and visitors visiting city for business or for a relaxing break will be pleased to find deluxe hotels caters for everybody, offering a variety of firs-class amenities and quality services and hotels in the city are equipped with a true magnificent decor, fully equipped fitness centre, sauna, beauty salon, gift shop, babysitting service, travel services, business centre, wireless Internet access, excellent conference and banqueting facilities, a fine restaurant, bar and cafe. List of hotels in Vienna are as follows:
- The Ring Hotel, Vienna´s Casual Luxury Hotel
- Grand Hotel Wien
- Hotel Palais Coburg
- Radisson SAS Palais Hotel
- Vienna Marriott Hotel
- Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof
- Radisson SAS Style Hotel
- De France ‘Austria Hotels International’
- Hotel Hilton Vienna
- Hotel Hilton Vienna Plaza
- Hotel The Levante Parliament
- Hotel Le Meridien Vienna
- Grand Hotel Wien