Monument Against War & Fascism
Once used as the Habsburg’s imperial apartments for guests (you can walk through these), the Albertina is now a repository for the...
Few concert halls can hold a candle to the neo-Renaissance Staatsoper, Vienna's foremost opera and ballet venue. Even if you can't snag...
Situated inside the Albertina, the Austrian Film Museum shows a range of films with and without subtitles in the original language,...
Bitzinger Würstelstand am Albertinaplatz
Vienna has many sausage stands but this one located behind the Staatsoper offers the contrasting spectacle of ladies and gents dressed...
This attractive square wedged between the Staatsoper and the Albertina stands out for its Monument Against War & Fascism , by Alfred Hrdlicka (1988). The series of pale block-like sculptures has a dark, squat shape wrapped in barbed wire, representing a Jew scrubbing the floor; poignantly, the greyish block originally came from the Mauthausen concentration camp.