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The beautifully preserved historic city of Vienna is etched on the UNESCO World Heritage list and is widely regarded as the economic, political and culturally diverse epicentre of Austria. Situated in the Vienna Basin, nestled between the Alps and the Carpathian mountains, the city is famed for its exquisite architecture, musical heritage and Viennese coffee houses.
BelvedereVienna's grand Belvedere is a historic complex consisting of two baroque palaces, upper and lower Belvedere, stables and the orangery. Visitors can admire collections of medieval art, plus works by Gustav Klimt or explore the beautiful alpine gardens.
Vienna State OperaUndoubtedly one of the world's best opera houses, dating back to the mid-19th century. After its bombing during World War II, it was restored to its former glory and re-opened in 1955. Today it features over 50 productions on from ballet to opera.
Schonbrunn PalaceAn extraordinary imperial palace and one of Austria's most important cultural monuments. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the former summer residence of Empress Sisi and features frescoed ceilings and beautiful gilded statues.
Natural History MuseumVisitors can delve into the history of planet Earth at one of Austria's largest museums, displaying over 20 million objects from gemstones and minerals to dinosaur fossils, insects and prehistoric artwork.
St. Stephen's CathedralThis Viennese landmark houses a wealth of artistic treasures and symbolises the city's freedom. Built in the 12th century, this unusual gothic church features an eye-catching patterned tile roof, added in 1952, and houses the tomb of Frederick III.
Hofburg PalaceNestled in the heart of Vienna, this magnificent palace was once the residence of the noble Hasburg monarchy and today serves as the office of the Austrian president. Museums and art collections housed here are open to the public.