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...
Spanish Riding School
The world-famous Spanish Riding School is a Viennese institution truly reminiscent of the imperial Habsburg era. This unequalled...
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...
01, Michaelerplatz · interesting places nearby
The Michaelerkirche dates from the 13th century. Its highlight is the burial crypt which you can see on 40-minute bilingual German/English tours at 11am and 1 pm Monday to Saturday between Easter and October (Thursday to Saturday only November to Easter). Tours take you past coffins, some revealing occupants preserved by the rarefied air of the crypt.