Part of the Nationalbibliothek collection of museums, this small museum situated inside a former palace (Palais Mollard) is dedicated to...
Designed by Adolf Loos, this modernist gem put Franz Josef’s nose seriously out of joint when it was completed in 1911. Its...
Michaelerplatz (Roman Ruins)
Ringed by gorgeous architecture, Michaelerplatz is centred on Roman ruins that are reputed to have been a brothel for soldiers. This...
Griensteidl holds a prestigious position between the Hofburg and the Loos Haus, and was once the Stammlokal (local haunt) for Vienna’s...
Located inside the Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof, the upmarket Herrlich focuses on a lighter style of Austrian cooking in a modern...
01, Herrengasse 9, ground fl · interesting places nearby
The oft-overlooked Esperantomuseum is mostly devoted to the artificial language created by Dr Ludvik Zamenhof in 1887. The first book in Esperanto, by Dr Zamenhof himself, features among interesting exhibits on artificial languages, such as language used in the Star Trek TV series and films. A media terminal briefly explains the language used by the Klingons, reciting lines from Shakespeare’s Hamlet!