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Maria Theresien Platz

Built by her successor, the square devoted to the Hapsburg's only empress houses several notable museums and a festive Christmas market in winter.

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Bruegel 'Hunters in the Snow'
Bruegel was one of the early Dutch masters who painted non-religious scenery during the Reformation in the mid-sixteenth century. Many of his works are on display at Kunsthistorisches Museum.
Kunstkammer Museum
More than 2,100 valuable objects, collected by the emperors and archdukes of Habsburg over centuries, are considered the most important collection of this kind in the world.
Dome hall Café
Museum coffee room underneath the dome surrounded by art.
Cellini 'The Saliera'
The salt cellar 'Saliera' occupies pride of place in the Kunstkammer Chamber of Wonders at the Kunsthistorisches Museum.
Raphael 'Madonna in the Green'
The painting represents the figures of the Virgin Mary, the infant Jesus, and an infant John the Baptist in a calm grassy meadow, in a pyramidal arrangement linked by their gazes.
Roman Portrait Heads
Roman portraiture was one of the most significant periods in the development of portrait art.

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Private Walking Tour of Vienna's Music History, with skip-the-line tickets to Mozart's House.
Vienna’s rich classical tradition attracts legions of musical devotees to the city where Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Strauss, and Mozart perfected their art. On your private tour, you will:

  • Enjoy the personalized attention of your private licensed guide
  • Be thoroughly oriented in the city's historic center, ideal for families and first-time visitors!
  • See Vienna's most important cultural and political sites, including Rathausplatz (City Hall Square), Maria Theresien Platz, Heldenplatz (Heroes Square), the Hofburg Presidential Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and Mozart's House to name just a few! 
  • Explore the old Jewish district, home to the haunting Holocaust Monument, also known as the "Nameless Library".
  • End your tour skip the line entrance to the Mozarthaus Vienna Museum, which you will be free to explore at your own leisure - audioguide included. 
Synonymous with the syncopated waltz that bears its name, Vienna owes much of its music heritage to the Habsburg dynasty and the excellent creative environment provided by the imperial court for visionary musical talent. Great composers were drawn to Vienna to pen immortal works in a honing ground for musical visionaries.
This fascinating half-day highlights tour will take you to Vienna’s most compelling attractions in a city crowded with glittering gilded palaces, monuments, bronze statues, grand mansions, and dome-topped royal buildings. As one of Europe's grandest capitals, Vienna is rich in handsome architecture and cultural relics that reflect the city’s storied history.  

On your walking tour, you will explore the best of the city’s architecture, including the Austrian Parliament Building, the Alte Burg, the Spanish Riding School, and the Austrian National Library. The architectural finery of Vienna's historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, a bounty of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Art Deco, and "Jugendstil" architecture under the gaze of the 370-foot steeple of St. Stephen's Cathedral. 

Your tour finishes at the MozartHaus Museum, where your guide will leave you to enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the museum, where you can step into the lives of the classical virtuoso and trace his enthralling backstory at your own pace.  
Private Walking Tour of Vienna's Highlights
This fascinating half-day highlights tour will take you to Vienna’s most compelling attractions in a city crowded with glittering gilded palaces, monuments, bronze statues, grand mansions, and dome-topped royal buildings. On your private tour of Vienna, you will: 

  • Enjoy the personalized attention of your private licensed guide
  • Be thoroughly oriented in the city's historic center, ideal for families and first-time visitors!
  • See Vienna's most important cultural and political sites, including Rathausplatz (City Hall Square), Maria Theresien Platz, Heldenplatz (Heroes Square), the Hofburg Presidential Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and Mozart's House to name just a few! 
  • Explore the old Jewish district, home to the haunting Holocaust Monument, also known as the "Nameless Library".
  • Your tour will end at the famed Anker clock. If you book the 9.30 am start time, you will be there just in time to hear the clock chime and admire the 12 historical figures parade in front of the clock face! 
  • Please note: this tour is free for children age 11 and under.
As one of Europe's grandest capitals, Vienna is rich in handsome architecture and cultural relics that reflect the city’s storied history.  On your walking tour, you will explore the best of the city’s architecture, including the Austrian Parliament Building, the Alte Burg, the Spanish Riding School, and the Austrian National Library. 

The architectural finery of Vienna's historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, a bounty of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Art Deco, and "Jugendstil" architecture under the gaze of the 370-foot steeple of St. Stephen's Cathedral. 

On your private walking tour with a private guide, you will finish the tour not only being completely at ease in the city, but also with knowledge about the city’s rich history, learned through its many monuments, buildings, and statues erected to its former royals and famed musicians. 
Private Walking Tour of Vienna's Music History, with Guided Tour of Mozart's House
Vienna’s rich classical tradition attracts legions of musical devotees to the city where Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Strauss, and Mozart perfected their art. On your private tour, you will:

  • Enjoy the personalized attention of your private licensed guide
  • Be thoroughly oriented in the city's historic center, ideal for families and first-time visitors!
  • See Vienna's most important cultural and political sites, including Rathausplatz (City Hall Square), Maria Theresien Platz, Heldenplatz (Heroes Square), the Hofburg Presidential Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and Mozart's House to name just a few! 
  • Explore the old Jewish district, home to the haunting Holocaust Monument, also known as the "Nameless Library".
  • End your tour skip the line entrance to the Mozarthaus Vienna Museum and a 30 minute guided tour.
  • Feel free to stay in the museum exploring on your own after your tour ends. 
Synonymous with the syncopated waltz that bears its name, Vienna owes much of its music heritage to the Habsburg dynasty and the excellent creative environment provided by the imperial court for visionary musical talent. Great composers were drawn to Vienna to pen immortal works in a honing ground for musical visionaries.

This fascinating half-day highlights tour will take you to Vienna’s most compelling attractions in a city crowded with glittering gilded palaces, monuments, bronze statues, grand mansions, and dome-topped royal buildings. As one of Europe's grandest capitals, Vienna is rich in handsome architecture and cultural relics that reflect the city’s storied history.  

On your walking tour, you will explore the best of the city’s architecture, including the Austrian Parliament Building, the Alte Burg, the Spanish Riding School, and the Austrian National Library. The architectural finery of Vienna's historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, a bounty of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Art Deco, and "Jugendstil" architecture under the gaze of the 370-foot steeple of St. Stephen's Cathedral. 

Your tour finishes at the MozartHaus Museum, where your guide will leave you to enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the museum, where you can step into the lives of the classical virtuoso and trace his enthralling backstory at your own pace.  
Private Walking Tour of Vienna's Music History, with guided tour of the House of Music
Vienna’s rich classical tradition attracts legions of musical devotees to the city where Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Strauss, and Mozart perfected their art. On your private tour, you will:

  • Enjoy the personalized attention of your private licensed guide
  • Be thoroughly oriented in the city's historic center, ideal for families and first-time visitors!
  • See Vienna's most important cultural and political sites, including Rathausplatz (City Hall Square), Maria Theresien Platz, Heldenplatz (Heroes Square), the Hofburg Presidential Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and Mozart's House to name just a few! 
  • Explore the old Jewish district, home to the haunting Holocaust Monument, also known as the "Nameless Library".
  • Finish with a guided tour at the House of Music (tickets included), where your guide will lead you to the most exciting exhibits, before leaving you to explore the rest of the interactive exhibits at your own pace.

Synonymous with the syncopated waltz that bears its name, Vienna owes much of its music heritage to the Habsburg dynasty and the excellent creative environment provided by the imperial court for visionary musical talent. Great composers were drawn to Vienna to pen immortal works in a honing ground for musical visionaries.

This fascinating half-day highlights tour will take you to Vienna’s most compelling attractions in a city crowded with glittering gilded palaces, monuments, bronze statues, grand mansions, and dome-topped royal buildings. As one of Europe's grandest capitals, Vienna is rich in handsome architecture and cultural relics that reflect the city’s storied history.  

On your walking tour, you will explore the best of the city’s architecture, including the Austrian Parliament Building, the Alte Burg, the Spanish Riding School, and the Austrian National Library. The architectural finery of Vienna's historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, a bounty of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Art Deco, and "Jugendstil" architecture under the gaze of the 370-foot steeple of St. Stephen's Cathedral. 

Your tour finishes with a half-hour tour of the House of Music Museum, where your guide takes you to explore the museum’s exhibits, so you can try your hand at conducting the famed Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Then continue exploring the interactive exhibits at your own leisure. 

Private Walking Tour of Vienna's Music History, with tickets to the House of Music
Vienna’s rich classical tradition attracts legions of musical devotees to the city where Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Strauss, and Mozart perfected their art. On your private tour, you will:

  • Enjoy the personalized attention of your private licensed guide
  • Be thoroughly oriented in the city's historic center, ideal for families and first-time visitors!
  • See Vienna's most important cultural and political sites, including Rathausplatz (City Hall Square), Maria Theresien Platz, Heldenplatz (Heroes Square), the Hofburg Presidential Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and Mozart's House to name just a few! 
  • Explore the old Jewish district, home to the haunting Holocaust Monument, also known as the "Nameless Library".
  • Finish your tour at the House of Music (tickets included), filled with exciting interactive exhibits that you are free to explore at your own pace.
Synonymous with the syncopated waltz that bears its name, Vienna owes much of its music heritage to the Habsburg dynasty and the excellent creative environment provided by the imperial court for visionary musical talent. Great composers were drawn to Vienna to pen immortal works in a honing ground for musical visionaries.

This fascinating half-day highlights tour will take you to Vienna’s most compelling attractions in a city crowded with glittering gilded palaces, monuments, bronze statues, grand mansions, and dome-topped royal buildings. As one of Europe's grandest capitals, Vienna is rich in handsome architecture and cultural relics that reflect the city’s storied history.  

On your walking tour, you will explore the best of the city’s architecture, including the Austrian Parliament Building, the Alte Burg, the Spanish Riding School, and the Austrian National Library. The architectural finery of Vienna's historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, a bounty of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Art Deco, and "Jugendstil" architecture under the gaze of the 370-foot steeple of St. Stephen's Cathedral. 

Your tour finishes at the House of Music Museum, where your guide will leave you to enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the museum, and you can try your hand at conducting the famed Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, then continue exploring the interactive exhibits at your own leisure. 

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