The real highlight of the 14th-century Gothic Augustinerkirche (Augustinian Church) is not its pale, vaulted interior but a crypt...
Austria’s flagship library, the Nationalbibliothek contains an astounding collection of literature, maps, globes of the world and other...
Tucked behind the Hofburg, the Burggarten (Castle Garden) is a leafy oasis amid the hustle and bustle of the Ringstrasse and Innere...
Housed in a beautifully restored Jungendstil palm house, the Palmenhouse opens onto a terrific garden terrace in summer Complete with...
01, Burggarten · interesting places nearby
Sharing the Habsburg’s personal Jugendstil glasshouse (1901) with the Palmenhaus bar, the Schmetterlinghaus (Butterfly House) has hundreds of butterflies and a shop stocking a great range of butterfly paraphernalia. The air, however, is hot and unbearably humid, the species range fairly limited and it’s display area is quite small. It’s located in the Burggarten.