Top things to do in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Top Choice Notable Building in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Staatsoper

Vienna's foremost opera and ballet venue, the neo-Renaissance Staatsoper, is one of the finest concert halls in the world. Even if you can't get tickets to see a tenor hitting the high notes, you can discover its ar…
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Staatsoper

The glorious Staatsoper is Vienna's premier opera and classical-music venue. Productions are lavish, formal affairs, where people dress up accordingly. In the interval, wander the foyer and refreshment rooms to full…
Top Choice Museum in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

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 Gustav Klimt, Josef Hoffmann, Kolo Moser and…
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…
Top Choice Cafe in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Kaffeefabrik

It's all about the beans at this small, whitewashed cafe-shop. Its small-batch speciality coffee is roasted in Burgenland to bring out the individual aromas of fair-trade beans sourced from Sumatra, India, Ethiopia,…
Top Choice Market in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Naschmarkt

Stretching 500m along Linke Wienzeile between the U4 stops of Kettenbrückengasse and Karlsplatz, this is Vienna's biggest and best market. The western (Kettengasse) end has meats, fruit and vegetables (including exo…
Top Choice Concert Venue in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Musikverein

The opulent Musikverein holds the proud title of the best acoustics of any concert hall in Austria, which the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra embraces. The lavish interior can be visited by 45-minute guided tour (in E…
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Vollpension

This white-painted brick space with mismatched vintage furniture, tasselled lampshades and portraits on the walls is run by 15 Omas (grandmas) and Opas (grandpas) along with their families, with over 200 cakes in th…
Top Choice Market in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Flohmarkt

One of the best flea markets in Europe, this Vienna institution adjoining the Naschmarkt's southwestern end brims with antiques and Altwaren (old wares). Some 400 stalls hawking books, clothes, records, ancient elec…
Top Choice Cafe in Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt

Café Schwarzenberg

One of the last remaining grand Viennese coffee houses on the Ringstrasse, this 1861 beauty has chandelier-lit vaulted ceilings, wood-panelled walls, marble tables, and studded leather seats. Secessionist architect …