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Austria Tourist Places

Nestled within the majestic Alps, Austria is a destination that seems to have come out of a fairytale book what with idyllic mountainous vistas at every corner and gorgeous heritage monuments at every stop. Add to that the vibrant local markets, the fresh mountain air and the lush verdant countryside, and you have got a winner on your hands. There are all kinds of places to visit in Austria, depending on your inclinations and requirements. Starting from quirky modern art galleries to sky-high mountains, from stunning museums to equally stunning palaces resplendent with the aura of the majestic yesteryears, from the home where Mozart was born and learnt music to luxurious ski resorts, from snow-covered national parks to impressive medieval castles, Austria has a lot to offer tourists of any age group, from any walk of life, and with a multitude of preferences. Let's take a look at the popular things to see in Austria below:

Among some of the most popular Austrian tourist places to visit, the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, which is an 18th century summer palace and gardens. The Habsburg Palace along with its many museums is another must visit when in Vienna, as is the Belvedere Palace with its notable art collection. Other important places to visit in Vienna include the St. Stephen's Cathedral, Prater Amusement Park, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Imperial Crypt, the Tiergarten Schönbrunn Zoo, the Vienna State Opera and a multitude of museums. If you are looking for places to see in Salzburg, then there are several options such as the Hellbrunn Palace that dates back to the 17th century, the Hohensalzburg Castle dating back to the 11th century, the House of Nature science and natural history museum, the beautiful Nonnberg Abbey and the museum that houses the Birthplace of Wolfgang Mozart. One of the major Austria points of interest, the city of Salzburg is home to a plethora of interesting museums that can be the perfect place for art and history lovers.

Among the many places to see in Austria, the countryside also warrants a visit thanks to the verdant rolling hills that rub shoulders with the stark beauty of the rugged mountains that surround the small villages. The many lakes, some artificial and some natural, are also a real treat to visit in this otherwise landlocked country. Among the various places to see in Austria, the banks of the River Danube are also a popular place to spend some time; the locals treat it as a beach area with sunbathing and beach sports a regular part of it. The Grossglockner High Alpine Road, which is the highest surfaced mountain pass road in the country, is also a must visit. When compiling a list of the best places to visit in Austria, make sure to not miss out on the Krimml Waterfalls, the highest mountainside waterfall in Europe. All of Austria is full of marvelous, almost magical places to visit, and if you are planning a vacation here, try to spend enough time here to really explore Austria tourist attractions and get to know it.


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The Hofburg in Vienna

Michaelerkuppel, 1010 Wien, Austria

The former imperial palace in Vienna is referred to as the Hofburg. It had its inception in the 13th century and modifications to it extended to the future generations. The Habsburg dynasty rulers set up base here and in modern times it is the workplace along with the residence of the President of Austria. It is the summer ...

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Vienna State Opera House

Opernring 2, 1010 Wien, Austria

The Vienna State Opera House happens to be an Opera house that is situated in Austria. The members of the Vienna Philharmonic regularly perform at this prestigious venue in Vienna. Throughout the summer months, there are round-the-clock classical music performances echo through this beautiful building. A Vienna Opera House ...

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Austrian Parliament Building

Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 3, 1017 Wien, Austria

The Austrian Parliament building in Vienna is a place where the two houses of parliament go on to conduct their sessions. The foundation stone of the building was laid in 1874 and the construction of it was over in 1883. In fact, it works out to be one of the largest structures here, spread over 13,500 meters. One of the fo...

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Karlskirche in Vienna

Kreuzherrengasse 1, 1040 Wien, Austria

Karlskirche in Vienna happens to be an architectural hybrid and it is connoted as a mixture of Greek along with Roman styles. Towards the starting stage of the 18th century, central Europe was hit by the Black Plague. It was at this point of time that Emperor Charles IV vowed that he went on to build a church that would be ...

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  • Ancient architecture

Spanish Riding School in Vienna

Michaelerplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria

The Spanish riding school as the name connotes, is an age old school for Lipizzaner horses. They go on to showcase their skills in the winter driving school. It is not only an official hub for classical form of dressage, but it is a tourist attraction of Vienna that encourages public performance in combination with public v...

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St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna

Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria

St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna is also known by the name of Stephansdom, and is one of the most religious buildings in Austria. It has been witness to many important events in the history of Austria and is one of the popular symbols of Vienna.

History of St Stephen’s Cathedral

By the starting of the 12th century, ...

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Belvedere Palace in Vienna

Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Wien, Austria

The Belvedere Palace incidentally is one of the historical building complexes situated in Vienna, Austria. It is divided into a couple of Baroque palaces which is split into upper and lower Belvedere. The palace complex was a summer residence of the prince Eugene. This palace emerged during the era of hectic construction in...

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National Theatre in Vienna

Universitätsring 2, 1010 Wien, Austria

The National Theater also goes by the name of The Burgtheater. It is located outside of the city hall at the famous Ring Boulevard. A tinge of history is attached to the formation of this place. Empress Maria went on to hand over this unusual dance parlour to a theatre owned company referred to as Sellier. In the year 1888,...

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  • Culture

Vienna City Hall

Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria

As remarked, the height of the tower is a whopping 97.9 m, and no way denying the fact that it is a symbol of Vienna. Vienna city hall is the official residence of the mayor and is the destination where the municipal and local government meet. It is estimated that this building was built between the years 1872 to 1883 and i...

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Austria is as safe a place as the rest of Central Europe is. Make sure to keep track of your wallets and luggage, and refrain from visiting desolate areas as much as possible.

Since Austria is part of the European Union, it can be visited with the common Schengen visa.

Make sure to pack lots of woolens, since it remains cold almost all through the year here. Sturdy walking shoes and antiglare sunglasses are a must, especially if you plan to go skiing or snowboarding.

Almost all across the year, the weather in Austria remains cool, if not chilly. The highest temperature in cities such as Vienna is around 19°C to 22°C, with lows of –1°C to -5°C during the winter months.

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