Dom St Jakob
Dom St Jakob 3 is where over-the-top baroque. The Asam brothers from Munich completed much of the sumptuous art and stucco work, though...
Opposite the Hofburg is the majestic Hofkirche , which shelters the empty sarcophagus of Emperor Maximilian I. Elaborately carved from...
For an insight into Tyrolean craftwork, nip into the Volkskunst Museum . This rambling attic of a museum covers the entire spectrum of...
Das Stadtcafe sports a glam interior and a people-watching terrace facing the Hofburg. It can feel a bit schickimiki (self-consciously...
Sidling up to the Hofburg, this grand chandelier-lit cafe is the place to linger over chocolate Sacher Torte, salads or lunch. There...
Lonely Planet review
The state apartments are a rococo feast, adorned with gold swirls and chandeliers, but the real eye-catcher is the 31m-long Riesensaal (Giant’s Hall). The hall is embellished with frescoes and paintings of Maria Theresia and her 16 children (including Marie Antoinette), who look strangely identical –maybe the artist was intent on avoiding royal wrath arising from sibling rivalry in the beauty stakes.