Alsergrund & the University District shopping

Shopping Centre in Alsergrund & the University District

Palais Ferstel

With its hexagonal skylight, allegorical sculptures and beautifully lit arcades in Italian Renaissance style, Palais Ferstel hearkens back to a more glamorous age of consumption. Opened in 1860, it sidles up to the …
Market in Alsergrund & the University District

Brunnenmarkt

Over 170 stalls fill the area between Thaliastrasse and Ottakringer Strasse every Saturday in what is Vienna’s largest street market. It’s an enthralling sprawl of Turkish grocers, fruit and vegetable producers and …
Food in Alsergrund & the University District

Staud’s

Ask the Viennese who makes Austria's best jam and you'll invariably hear 'Staud's'. Hans Staud is rigorous about sourcing the finest ingredients for his sweet and savoury preserves. This pavilion shop stocks vegetab…
Market in Alsergrund & the University District

Bauernmarkt Yppenplatz

Bauern (farmers) stalls join the usual market traders of the Brunnenmarkt and Yppenplatz every Friday and Saturday morning, when local farmers come to town to sell their meats, dairy, fruit and vegetables, as do art…
Market in Alsergrund & the University District

Altwiener Christkindlmarkt auf der Freyung

A small but particularly atmospheric Christmas market in the Freyung passage that specialises in high-quality crafts. There's also a traditional cultural program that includes folk music and choral performances, as …
Market in Alsergrund & the University District

Altes AKH Christmas Market

A favourite of students, this small market occupies a corner of the Altes AKH university’s largest courtyard. There are farm animals and a horse-drawn sleigh for the kids.
Market in Alsergrund & the University District

Fesch'Markt

Austria's young creative makers emerge from their studios with over 200 stalls selling design, fashion, food, drinks and produce. It's held over three days in the lovely Ottakringer brewery and is a great way to exp…
Food & Drinks in Alsergrund & the University District

Die Höllerei

Alexandra Höller is passionate about Austrian produce and stocks a beautiful range of the best. Take home unusual bounty such as apricot-seed or saffron gin, moist almond cake in a jar, or wonderful pasta and jams f…
Chocolate in Alsergrund & the University District

Xocolat

This upmarket Konditorei (cake shop) offers 40-odd varieties of beautifully decorated handmade chocolates, pralines and truffles – some of which qualify as tiny edible works of art. You can also visit the factory wh…
Market in Alsergrund & the University District

Bio-Markt Freyung

Great for picking up some picnic fixings, this low-key market exclusively sells organic produce from farmers. Find everything from wood-fired-oven bread, fruit, fish and meat to honey, cheese, wine and even pumpkin-…