Vienna, the capital of Austria, is one of the most popular cities of the world. The city has everything that can be expected from a trip to nature, history, culture and entertainment. Historical buildings, cathedrals, magnificent palaces, which you will be surprised to see, take you on a journey through time. The amazing gardens where you can enjoy the nature in every corner of the city are perfect for short walks. Vienna which is the capitals of culture, art and music, is truly impressive with its museums worthy of its reputation. If you still haven’t seen Vienna, you should create an opportunity to see this city as soon as possible.
Where to visit in Vienna
Vienna has seen many kingdoms over the years due to its location. Its cultural heritage makes itself felt in its architecture, history and atmosphere. There are countless places to explore in this city where Mozart, Freud and queen Sisi lived.
1. St. Stephen’s Cathedral
Stephansplatz, one of the most important symbols of Vienna and built in 1147 with the Gothic architectural style, stands out with all its glory.
2. Schönbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Palace is a summer palace with huge garden, pools, zoo and labyrinth.
3. Prater Park
It is a fun and peaceful park/amusement park with nostalgic machines as well as modern roller coasters.
The Palace was Imperial palace of Vienna until the end of the First World War.
5. Belvedere Palace
It consists of two parts, Lower Belvedere and Upper Belvedere. The palace given to Prince Eugene, who won many wars in Austria.
You can visit the Art History Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Museum of Modern Art (MUMOK) or the museum, which houses the works of Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt, named Leopold, in the Museum District in the middle of the city.
Transportation in Vienna
Vienna is one of the cities with the most developed public transport network in the world. Buses, trains, trams and subways make up this transportation network. The subways are called U-Bahn, local trains are called S-Bahn. Apart from these, bicycle is one of the most used means of transportation in the city.
Weather in Vienna
Typical Terrestrial climate characteristics are observed in Vienna, the capital of Austria. 4 seasons are experienced distinctively in the city. Summers are hot and rainfall is rare in summer. Winters are very harsh. In the spring and autumn months, average air temperatures and a warm wind prevail.
Summer months are mild in Vienna. With an average temperature of 19 degrees/66.2 ℉, July is the hottest month of the year. At the same time, it is the month where daylight is most benefited with 9 hours. On the other hand, June is the most rainy month of the year, despite the average temperature of 18 degrees/64.4 ℉. In the city where the continental climate prevails, there are not very hot days even in summer. The maximum temperature value seen is 24 degrees/75.2 ℉. July and August are the best months to visit the city. You can explore the city in non-muggy but not cold weather conditions.
Cuisine in Vienna
Besides its cultural texture and history, Vienna is a city worth seeing with its cuisine. Apart from the unique characteristics of the country, traces of Italian and French cuisines are frequently encountered in Austrian cuisine. Besides the main dishes, desserts have a very important place in Austrian cuisine. Here some dishes we recommend you to try:
- Viennese Schnitzel
- Sacher Torte
- Linzer Torte
Nightlife in Vienna
Vienna is a world renowned city for its nightlife with its quality music and cult venues. It deserves its recognition as “The City of Music” because the city has everything from classical music to electronic music. In Vienna’s nightlife, from shabby places to stylish places, there are places suitable for every budget. Those who love electronic music should definitely spare one night for nightclubs set up under the arches of the metro road on the Gürtel road. There are many options in every corner of Vienna for those who want to spend the night in a stylish place with a nice meal, in a more shabby and young atmosphere. Apart from these, you can participate in operas, musicals, dance shows, theaters and many other events.