This Franciscan church is a glorious architectural deception. Outside it exudes the hallmarks of an early 17th-century Renaissance...
Cathedral South Tower
When the foundation stone for the south tower (Südturm) was laid in 1359, Rudolf IV is said to have used a trowel and spade made of...
With the imperial purse withering and Gothic styles losing their allure, work on a second tower on Stephansdom was abandoned and in 1579...
Weihburggasse 17 · interesting places nearby
Even though it changes daily, a menu strongly representing Austrian standards, and with a hint of Italian and Asian cuisine, consistently greets diners at this esteemed Innere Stadt eatery. Inside, the vaulted ceilings and subtle touches of interior design (by Hermann Czech, architect of nearby Kleines Café) create a surprisingly cosy space, but the best feature of all is the seating on Franziskanerplatz in summer.