Vienna City Hall
A sense of history coupled with adventure at Vienna city Hall
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Best time to visit
Apr - May, Sep - Oct
The capital of Austria
Vienna City Hall (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 meeting. It is estimated that this building was built between the years 1872 to 1883 and is conferred with the tag of the building of the superlatives.
A host of events are held outside this hall. One of the popular and well-known events works out to be the Life Ball that is held every year in the month of May. Other events are also organized in this building as well. It starts in the month of November with the Advent market in front of this mall which goes on to provide a run-up to Christmas. Between the months of January to March, it goes on to become one of the most beautiful ice skating rinks of the world. The Vienna city hall is also the home to the regional library along with the city. You can be part of the tours that are held every alternate day from Mondays to Friday. There is no form of registration needed though; a fact worth mentioning is that it is not operational during the course of any public holidays. You can ask for free audio guides that are available in major languages.
The Music city festival
It is one of the most exciting events held in the city hall during the summer months. There is a musical film program with renowned artists having something to offer for all the taste buds. As an individual, you can look forward to take part in concert recordings. It is not only the classical music for people to get worth of their money. The film starts at nightfall and the entry to this fun-filled event is free of charge.
When you pay a visit to this music festival you will be indeed amazed with how beautiful the plaza along with the building is going to emerge. Just try to enter in a bit early as the place is packed to capacity. It is an interesting place as you can indulge in a host of activities. Do not miss visiting the place at night because the illumination is something that is really wonderful.
In terms of accommodation, you do not have to lose sleep as there are some luxurious hotels that are located nearby. It caters to the varied budget levels of the customers so you can opt for one as per your needs.
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The hall is open from 8 am to 6 pm. It remains closed on Saturday and Sunday.
There is no entry fee for the hall and for guided tours.
Free guided tours in German are available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1 pm.
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