Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #9 in Vienna, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 12.6 km
Ascend 261 m
Descend 289 m

Experience Vienna in Austria in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in ViennaIndividual Sights in Vienna

Sight 1: Kaiserstöckl

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The Kaiserstöckl is a manor house-like building on Hietzinger Hauptstraße in Vienna's 13th district of Hietzing. As part of the overall Schönbrunn Palace complex, the Stöckl, which is used as an office and commercial building, is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Kaiserstöckl (DE)

332 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Otto Wagner Hofpavillon Hietzing

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The court pavilion Hietzing by Otto Wagner, also occasionally called the court keeper room or imperial pavilion, was once a separate recording building of the Viennese steam town for Emperor Franz Joseph I and his entourage near Schönbrunn Castle. The pavilion originally belonged to the commission for transport facilities in Vienna and today the Viennese lines, which serves as a branch of the Vienna Museum. The building is located in the 13th district of Vienna, Hietzing, on the route kilometer 3.625 of the Upper Wientallin. It is 160 meters into the city of the now demolished regular recording building of the Hietzing station, which is now served by line U4 of the Viennese subway. The court pavilion did not have its own platforms, but used those of the neighboring station. He is connected to Schönbrunner Schlossstraße on the road, but as a former property according to the railway book, the building has neither a conscription number nor a house number. The building, completed in April 1898, received an unmistakable, representative appearance and a precious interior fittings made by the Portois & Fix company, fully tailored to the needs of the emperor; The building is considered an icon of the beginning of modernity.

Wikipedia: Hofpavillon Hietzing (DE)

449 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: St. Rochus

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The Chapel of St. Roch is a Catholic chapel in Penzing at Penzinger Street 70, Austria. The chapel is dedicated to the two plague saints, Roch and Sebastian.

Wikipedia: Chapel of St. Roch, Vienna (EN)

575 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Palais Cumberland

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Palais Cumberland

Palais Cumberland is a palace in the west of Vienna and the seat of the Czech Embassy in Vienna. The magnificent building is located in the 14th district of Penzing, at Penzinger Straße 11–13.

Wikipedia: Palais Cumberland (DE)

416 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Technisches Museum

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The Vienna Technical Museum is located in Vienna (Austria), in the Penzing district, at Mariahilferstraße 212.

Wikipedia: Vienna Technical Museum (EN), Website

1433 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 6: Schulzentrum Friesgasse

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Schulzentrum Friesgasse

The Flora Fries Education Campus is an educational location of the Association of Religious Schools of Austria and is located in the 15th district of Vienna, Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus. The Catholic private school with public rights was founded by the religious community Poor School Sisters of Our Lady.

Wikipedia: Schulzentrum Friesgasse (DE), Website

786 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 7: Museum of Contraception and Abortion

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The Museum of Contraception and Abortion is a museum in Vienna, Austria, founded by gynaecologist Christian Fiala in 2003. It details historic forms of birth control and was created to encourage contraceptive use and family planning techniques.

Wikipedia: Museum of Contraception and Abortion (EN), Website

585 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 8: Wien Westbahnhof

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Wien Westbahnhof Sven Gross-Selbeck / CC BY 3.0

Wien Westbahnhof is a major Austrian railway station, the original starting point of the West railway (Westbahn) and a former terminus of international rail services. In 2015, its role changed with the opening of Vienna's new main station and Westbahnhof is now mainly a commuter station and the terminus of private rail operator WESTbahn's intercity service from Salzburg. Locally, Wien Westbahnhof is served by S-Bahn line S50 and U-Bahn lines U3 and U6. Six tram lines converge on Europaplatz in front of the station, although none go into the city centre. There are also buses to the airport.

Wikipedia: Wien Westbahnhof railway station (EN)

522 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Lazaristenkirche

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The Lazaristenkirche is a Roman Catholic church building in Vienna's 7th district. It is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception.

Wikipedia: Lazaristenkirche (Neubau) (DE)

1037 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 10: Renaissancetheater

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The Renaissance Theatre is a Viennese theatre in Neubaugasse in the 7th district and currently serves as one of the venues for the Theater der Jugend. The theatre hall, for the installation of which the brothers Eduard and Emanuel Schweinburg were probably responsible, is located in a tenement house and has 667 seats. Since it is not an independent theatre building, it is often called the Renaissance stage.

Wikipedia: Renaissancetheater (Wien) (DE), Website

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: KosmosTheater

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The Kosmos Theater in Vienna is a production and performance venue at Siebensternplatz in Vienna's 7th district of Neubau.

Wikipedia: Kosmos Theater (Wien) (DE)

588 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 12: Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

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Mumok is a museum in the Museumsquartier in Vienna, Austria.

Wikipedia: Mumok (EN), Website, Website

96 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: MuseumsQuartier

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The Museumsquartier (MQ) is a 90,000 m2 large area in the 7th district of the city of Vienna, Austria.

Wikipedia: MuseumsQuartier (EN), Website

133 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Leopold Museum

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Leopold Museum

The Leopold Museum, housed in the Museumsquartier in Vienna, Austria, is home to one of the largest collections of modern Austrian art, featuring artists such as Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, and Richard Gerstl.

Wikipedia: Leopold Museum (EN), Website

610 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 15: Stiftskaserne

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The Stiftkasernne, officially Stiftkaserne General Spannocchi, named after the officer Emil Spannocchi, also Amtsgebäude Stiftgasse General Spannocchi, in the 7th district of Vienna, Neubau, is a military building in Vienna. It is located in Stiftgasse 2 – 2a, a side street of Mariahilfer Straße. On the initiative of Defence Minister Thomas Starlinger, the name was named after Emil Spannocchi on 27 January 2020.

Wikipedia: Stiftskaserne (DE)

90 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 16: Stiftskirche

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The collegiate church "Zum heiligen Kreuz" is located at Mariahilfer Straße 24 in Vienna's 7th district Neubau, is part of the Stiftkaserne and has been the Roman Catholic Garrison Church of Vienna since 1921.

Wikipedia: Stiftskirche (Wien) (DE)

319 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 17: Mariahilfer Kirche

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The Church of Mariahilf is a Baroque parish church and the church of the Congregation of Saint Michael the Archangel in Vienna. It is located in Vienna's 6th district (Mariahilf).

Wikipedia: Church of Mariahilf (EN)

314 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 18: Esterházypark

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The Esterházy Park is a historically developed park in what is now Vienna's sixth district, Mariahilf. It was named after the Hungarian aristocratic family Esterházy, who owned the former Palais Kaunitz here in the former suburb from 1814 to 1868. The suburb was incorporated into Vienna in 1850.

Wikipedia: Esterházypark (DE)

624 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 19: Fillgraderstiege

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The Fillgraderstiege is a staircase in the sixth district of Vienna, Mariahilf. It was built from 1905 to 1907 and designed by Max Hegele, a student of Victor Luntz and Carl Hasenauer, in an Art Nouveau style to connect the two streets, Fillgradergasse and Theobaldgasse.

Wikipedia: Fillgraderstiege (EN)

463 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 20: Alfred-Grünwald-Park

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With around 9,000 m², Alfred Grünwald Park is the second largest park in Vienna's 6th district of Mariahilf.

Wikipedia: Alfred-Grünwald-Park (DE)

456 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 21: Secession

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The Secession Building is an exhibition hall in Vienna, Austria. It was completed in 1898 by Joseph Maria Olbrich as an architectural manifesto for the Vienna Secession, a group of rebel artists that seceded from the long-established fine art institution.

Wikipedia: Secession Building (EN), Website

357 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 22: Friedrich Schiller

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The Schiller monument in honor of the poet Friedrich Schillers (1759–1805) is located on Schillerplatz in front of the Academy of Fine Arts in the 1st district of Vienna Inner City.

Wikipedia: Schillerdenkmal (Wien) (DE)

538 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 23: Burggarten

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The Burggarten is a public park on Vienna's Ringstrasse.

Wikipedia: Burggarten (Wien) (DE)

154 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 24: Goethe

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The Goethe Monument is a monument in honor of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in Vienna and is located on the corner of Opernring and Goethegasse in the 1st district of Innere Stadt. The monument, designed by Edmund von Hellmer, was unveiled on December 15, 1900. On the opposite side of the Ringstrasse, on Schillerplatz, is the Schiller Monument, which was erected in 1876.

Wikipedia: Goethedenkmal (Wien) (DE)

60 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 25: Palais Schey von Koromla

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Palais Schey von Koromla, also known as Palais Schey, is a Ringstraßenpalais building in Vienna, Austria.

Wikipedia: Palais Schey von Koromla (EN)

239 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 26: Vienna State Opera

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The Vienna State Opera is a historic opera house and opera company based in Vienna, Austria. The 1,709-seat Renaissance Revival venue was the first major building on the Vienna Ring Road. It was built from 1861 to 1869 following plans by August Sicard von Sicardsburg and Eduard van der Nüll, and designs by Josef Hlávka. The opera house was inaugurated as the "Vienna Court Opera" in the presence of Emperor Franz Joseph I and Empress Elisabeth of Austria. It became known by its current name after the establishment of the First Austrian Republic in 1921. The Vienna State Opera is the successor of the old Vienna Court Opera. The new site was chosen and the construction paid by Emperor Franz Joseph in 1861.

Wikipedia: Vienna State Opera (EN), Website

450 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 27: House of Music

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House of Music Clemens PFEIFFER, A-1190 Wien / Attribution

The Haus der Musik in Vienna opened in 2000, and is the first museum of sound and music in Austria. Across an exhibition space of 54,000 sq. ft., a range of hi-tech interactive and multimedia presentations introduce the world of music, from the earliest human use of instruments to the music of the present day.

Wikipedia: Haus der Musik (EN), Website

7 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 28: Palais Erzherzog Carl-Ypsilanti

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The Palais Erzherzog Carl is located in the 1st district of Vienna, Innere Stadt, Seilerstätte 30.

Wikipedia: Palais Erzherzog Carl (DE)

447 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 29: Palais Larisch-Mönnich

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The Palais Larisch-Mönnich is a family palace that was completed in 1868 on behalf of the large landowner Johann Graf Larisch-Moennich. It is located in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt, at the corner of Johannesgasse 26 and Lothringerstraße 13. Today, the palace houses the Iraqi embassy.

Wikipedia: Palais Larisch-Mönnich (DE)

219 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 30: Johann Strauss Monument

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The Johann Strauss Monument is located in Vienna's Stadtpark and is one of the most photographed monuments in Vienna. It was erected in memory of the "Waltz King" Johann Strauss (son) next to the Kursalon Hübner. His naming is based on the spelling of his family name as Strauss, which was common at the time of its construction.

Wikipedia: Johann-Strauß-Denkmal (DE)


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