Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt attractions

Top Choice Notable Building in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Staatsoper

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 tickets to see a tenor hitting the high notes, you can get a taste of the archi…
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Secession

In 1897, 19 progressive artists swam away from the mainstream Künstlerhaus artistic establishment to form the Wiener Secession (Vienna Secession). Among their number were Klimt, Josef Hoffman, Kolo Moser and Joseph …
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Wien Museum

Home to 150,000 artefacts, the Wien Museum provides a fascinating romp through Vienna's history, from Neolithic times to the mid-20th century, putting the city and its personalities in a meaningful context. Exhibits…
Top Choice Church in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Karlskirche

Built between 1716 and 1739, after a vow by Karl VI at the end of the 1713 plague, Vienna's finest baroque church rises at the southeast corner of Resselpark. It was designed and commenced by Johann Bernhard Fischer…
Market in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Naschmarkt

Vienna’s famous market and eating strip began life as a farmers market in the 18th century, when the fruit market on Freyung was moved here. Interestingly, a law passed in 1793 said that fruit and vegetables arrivin…
Museum in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Akademie der Bildenden Künste

Founded in 1692, the Akademie der Bildenden Künste is an often underrated art space. Its gallery concentrates on the classic Flemish, Dutch and German painters, and includes important figures such as Hieronymus Bosc…
Museum in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Haus des Meeres

The ‘House of the Sea’ offers an interesting glimpse into the world of giant fish, reptiles and creepy-crawlies. Aim to visit during feeding time: sharks are fed at 10.30am Monday, 3pm Wednesday and 3.30pm Fridays, …
Notable Building in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Stadtbahn Pavillons

Peeking above the Resselpark at Karlsplatz are two of Otto Wagner’s finest designs, the Stadtbahn Pavillons. Built in 1898 at a time when Wagner was assembling Vienna’s first public transport system (1893–1902), the…
Museum in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Third Man Private Collection

Fans of the quintessential film about Vienna from 1948 (voted best British film of the 20th century by the British Film Institute) will enjoy the posters, The Third Man paraphernalia and the other 3000-plus objects …
Museum in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Haydnhaus

Haydn lived in Vienna during the heady times of Napoleon’s occupation, and this exhibition at his last residence focuses on Vienna as well as London during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. An Austrian compose…