This stately Renaissance-style theatre sits with aplomb on the Ringstrasse. Designed by Gottfried Semper and Karl Hasenauer in 1888, it...
This is not your ordinary ice-skating rink: Rathausplatz is transformed into two connected ice rinks in the heart of winter. It’s a bit...
Spreading out between the Burgtheater and Heldenplatz, the Volksgarten (People’s Garden) is great for relaxing among dignified rose...
The Burgtheater hasn't lost its touch over the years – this is one of the foremost theatres in the German-speaking world, staging some...
Café Restaurant Landtmann
This elegant old dame has sidelong views of the Burgtheater from its lovely covered outdoor area. Staff bustle about taking orders for...
Lonely Planet review
Vestibül, which takes pride of place in the southern wing of the Burgtheater, is a heady mix of marble columns and stucco topped off with a glorious sparkling mirrored bar. The menu has a strong regional and seasonal focus, so expect such dishes as black truffle with beef marrow and saffron-poached catfish with root vegetables and meadow herbs. Reservations are recommended.