Michaelerplatz (Roman Ruins)
Designed by Adolf Loos, this modernist gem put Franz Josef’s nose seriously out of joint when it was completed in 1911. Its...
The Michaelerkirche dates from the 13th century. Its highlight is the burial crypt which you can see on 40-minute bilingual...
The Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments), once the official living quarters of Franz Josef I and Empress Elisabeth, are dazzling in...
Griensteidl holds a prestigious position between the Hofburg and the Loos Haus, and was once the Stammlokal (local haunt) for Vienna’s...
Affiliated with the small North American whole-food chain, freshii is an eat-in, takeaway place that sells wraps, rice and noodle...
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Michaelerplatz (Roman Ruins) information
Ringed by gorgeous architecture, Michaelerplatz is centred on Roman ruins that are reputed to have been a brothel for soldiers. This cobblestoned circular ‘square’ is often packed with snap-happy travellers, ticket touts and Fiaker (small horse-drawn carriages).