Kirche am Steinhof
Built between 1898 and 1899 by Otto Wagner as part of the public transport system, the Hofpavillon Hietzing was originally designed as a...
Vienna's oldest Heuriger, it's family-run, rustic and attracts locals and visitors alike.
Slightly upmarket edge with a gargantuan buffet, filling a mainly older crowd with a sensational selection of salads, meats and sweets.
14, Baumgartner Höhe 1 · interesting places nearby
Kirche am Steinhof information
Situated in the grounds of the Psychiatric Hospital of the City of Vienna, Kirche am Steinhof, built from 1904 to 1907, is the remarkable achievement of Otto Wagner. Kolo Moser chipped in with the mosaic windows, and the roof is topped by a copper-covered dome that earned the nickname Limoniberg (Lemon Mountain) from its original golden colour.
It’s a bold statement in an asylum that has other art-nouveau buildings, and it could only be pushed through by Wagner because the grounds were far from the public gaze.