Formerly known as Universitätsplatz (University Square), this was once the heart of Vienna’s old university quarter. Today, the Austrian...
Austrian Academy of the Sciences
The Austrian Academy of the Sciences is located inside the attractive Alte-Uni (Old Uni) building, which boasts a nicely decorated...
The Dominican church was the first baroque church built in Vienna and was consecrated in 1634. It was largely the work of Italian...
This intimate, exquisite restaurant offers a small, seasonal menu and has the relaxed style of a French noble bistro, with broader...
01, Dr-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 1 · interesting places nearby
Opposite Dr-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz is the Jesuitenkirche, formerly the university church, which dates from 1627. In 1703 this church received a baroque makeover by the Italian architect and painter Andrea Pozzo (1642–1709), who created its startling trompe-l’œil dome and other ceiling frescos. Walk beyond the ‘dome’ to visually destroy Pozzo’s illusion.