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A very beautiful park, inaugurated in 1888 by Austrian emperor Franz Joseph.
A very beautiful park, inaugurated in 1888 by Austrian emperor Franz Joseph. The park is situated at the location of and presumably named after a Turkish entrenchment ('Türken-Schanze') of the first Turkish siege on Vienna in 1529. Due to the contiguity to the University of Agriculture, the park also features a variety of botanic rarities from all continents.
Dating back to the times of Roman settlement in Vienna, this is the oldest neighbourhood of the Döbling district and is famous for its vineyards and 'Heurige' (Austrian wine taverns)
Housed in a squat tower, which once was an insane asylum, the Narrenturm (Fool's Tower), this museum contains some of the dustier corners of the annals of medicine
A private collection of the Prince of Liechtenstein, it is exhibited in his once Viennese Residence
Built between 1927 and 1930 by the Otto-Wagner-Student Karl Ehn, the Karl Marx-Hof is a public housing complex (called 'Gemeindebau' in Vienna), from the time of the social-democratic public housing programme during Austria's First Republic
One of the most important Neo-Gothic religious architectural sites in the world, constructed between 1856 and 1879
This small museum is in Freud's historic flat where he practiced psychoanalysis for almost his whole life
The Austrian Parliament Building is a magnificent and imposing building in marble where the Nationalrat (National Council) and Bundesrat (Federal Council) meet
Houses the largest furniture collection in the world
A nice, small picture gallery mainly of Baroque Austrian painting
Has served as a cultural district of Vienna since 2001