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Best things to do in Wien

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“Castle Schönbrunn is one of the important sights in vienna and austria. Its in walking distance, 10mins, from the flat. ”
305 locals recommend
Shoe Store
“Viennese people go there for shopping. Its a long street full of shops. Start at Westbahnhof and walk down to Museumsquartier. ”
303 locals recommend
“Tiergarten Schönbrunn, or "Vienna Zoo", is a zoo located on the grounds of the famous Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria. Founded as an imperial menagerie in 1752, it is the oldest continuously operating zoo in the world.”
104 locals recommend
“enjoy the Aqua Zoo - especially for a rainy day, this is great for everybody - and on top of this building you can enjoy the great view over Vienna”
106 locals recommend
Science Museum
“this is the technical Museum. It is very close to the appartment, and the building itself is worth a look (inside and out). They have a lot of great current exhibits plus very old technical supplies that always make me smile. Its quite big, maybe for a rainy day, or if you are into it like me ;)”
58 locals recommend
“Schönbrunn Palace One of the most significant cultural landmarks in the country, the Schönbrunn Palace is a stunning imperial residence built in the late baroque style of architecture. Boasting 1441 rooms, it was the summer residence of the Habsburg monarchs. The palace is one of the most visited sites in the city. As well as having great historical significance, it also has a beautiful location with plenty of extravagant gardens and walkways. The palace is also home to the Schönbrunn Zoo, one of the oldest in the world.”
68 locals recommend
“I don't recomment you the hotel but the rooftop bar. Stunning view over Vienna and a dance evening on Wednesday. ”
110 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“It is a multi-use indoor arena with an overall seating capacity of approximately 16,000 people.”
68 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Very popular restaurant in the centre of the seventh Viennese district. Focusing on healthy food.”
66 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Gourmet Napolitana Pizza in Vienna! Disco Volante is Italian, right down to the cutlery. The variety is simple and so are the pizza recipes, however, in simplicity, plenty of flavour is found.”
77 locals recommend
“Didn´t change the last 40 years. Young and old people together, food until 4 in the morning.”
52 locals recommend
Austrian Restaurant
“Unassuming from the outside, its mint green door is the only clue to its existence. This hipster hangout in an Austrian Gasthaus’ body has earned its fame in the last couple of years for its generous weekend breakfasts. Once inside, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. It’s an Aladdin’s cave of dark wooden panelled walls, and slightly mismatched, but homely, furniture. And if you like the cosy interior, you’ll love the Schanigarten. Enclosed by an inner courtyard, it feels like an escape from the world outside. The sun also hits it perfectly in the morning. Occasionally, there are also live music acts held here in the evenings throughout the week.”
56 locals recommend
“A cute place for breakfast and viennese dinner, especially in summer when you can sit outside.”
59 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“It's a smaller cinema, but it play most of the movies in original sound sometimes with subtitles. ”
41 locals recommend
“You can visit "Liebling" during the day and at night. It is a small cozy bar. (It is one of the hipster bars I am refering to at Museumsquartier)”
49 locals recommend
“Absolute favourite old cafe in Vienna. Many actors and authors went there in the past to have a coffee and cake. You should go there at least for a short coffee break”
58 locals recommend