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Belvedere Palace

The Belvedere Palace is in fact two palaces: the Upper and Lower, both of which were built by Prince Eugene of Savoy. These Habsburg palaces are the centerpieces of gorgeously landscaped gardens, with tiered fountains and statues nestled in the greenery. Both palaces are filled with priceless art in the permanent collections (including Gustav Klimt's The Kiss), as well as changing exhibitions.

4.7 (1,856 reviews)

Museum of Illusions

The Museum of Illusions in Vienna is dedicated entirely to tricking its visitors' senses with physics-defying optical illusions and mind-bending puzzles. The museum is accessible to people of all ages and makes a great family day out with equal parts fun and learning.

4.3 (723 reviews)

Heidi Horten Collection

See works from Klimt, Picasso and Warhol in the heart of Vienna

4.7 (7 reviews)

Albertina Museum

With around 65,000 drawings and more than a million old master prints, the Albertina is a mightily impressive collection of art. Located in the largest Habsburg residential palace, the collection also includes more modern works - including two significant collections of Impressionist and early 20th-century art, and temporary exhibitions. Also on display are 21 exquisite Habsburg state rooms, spread over two floors of the palace.

4.8 (2,452 reviews)

Kunsthistorisches Museum - KHM

Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM) features an extensive art collection that belonged to the once-mighty Habsburg family. It houses pieces by Caravaggio and Titian - and many other Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces. Viennese classical composers once made groundbreaking music with some of the instruments in the Historical Musical Instruments section. There are also impressive collections of coins, arms and armor, as well as Egyptian, Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman antiquities.

4.8 (1,150 reviews)

Vienna City Cards

First time in Vienna? Or, simply looking to experience the best the Imperial City offers in a short amount of time? City Cards in Vienna are your friend! With the ever-convenient Vienna city passes, you can combine admission fees for Vienna's major attractions in one handy ticket, saving you money and time. With a number of transport options included, Vienna city passes take the stress out of getting around the city, dropping your right to the door of the major attractions – Rathaus (City Hall), Burgtheater, Hofburg Palace, and Maria Theresien Platz are all at your fingertips.

4.4 (449 reviews)

Vienna Concerts & Opera

Vienna is known for its rich musical history and is home to many world-renowned concert halls and opera houses. Some of the most popular venues for classical music concerts and opera performances in Vienna include the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), the Musikverein, and the Kursalon. There are many ways to purchase tickets for concerts and opera performances in Vienna. Prices for tickets can vary greatly depending on the performance and seating location but it is recommended to purchase tickets in advance and online to ensure availability, as popular performances can sell out quickly. On find various options to book the best concerts in Vienna for any season.

4.7 (562 reviews)

Spanish Riding School

The world-famous Spanish Riding School is the training ground for riders and their Lipizzan horses - Europe's oldest breed of horse. It's located between Michaelerplatz and Josefsplatz inside the Hofburg, in central Vienna. The 'Spanish' in the title refers to the Spanish heritage of the horses. This beautiful building has been an equestrian training center for more than 450 years. Guests can enter and watch these amazing horses learn the ropes and reins, in preparation for their performances in the Winter Riding School (Winterreitschule) in the Hofburg.

4.4 (1,198 reviews)

Wiener Riesenrad

The Wiener Riesenrad, or Riesenrad, or Vienna's Giant Wheel as it's often called, is a tall Ferris wheel at the entrance to Prater amusement park in Leopoldstadt, Vienna. It is one of Vienna's most popular tourist attractions, and not to be missed for the views it offers over the city.

4.6 (553 reviews)

Dom Museum Wien

Dom Museum Wien is a museum in the heart of Vienna, Austria. It houses some of the world's most important collections of antique artifacts, ranging from the Gothic period to the Art Deco movement. The collections include sculptures, precious altars, sacred objects adorned with gold and jewels, portraits, liturgical manuscripts, and books. It is also home to the Otto Mauer Collection, a vast contemporary and Avant-Garde art collection.

4.5 (99 reviews)

Experiences recommended for


Mozarthaus Vienna

Explore the only preserved home of Mozart in Vienna
4.5 (85)
From $12.91

House of Music Vienna

Immerse yourself in the world of sound in this interactive sound museum
4.7 (70)
From $17.22

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Vienna Tourist Pass

  1. Schönbrunn Palace tickets
  2. Belvedere Palace
  3. City Tour of Vienna Audio Guide App

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