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A residential area which used to be a village once, but gained importance as the Schönbrunn Palace, was erected nearby.
A residential area which used to be a village once, but gained importance as the Schönbrunn Palace, was erected nearby. A very beautiful area for a stroll among old villas.
Inspired by the Weißenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart and initiated by architect Josef Frank, the Werkbundsiedlung public estate housing project in the Lainz Municipality of Hietzing was built from 1930 to 1932 by numerous national and international architects of the time (amongst those famous names like Adolf Loos and Gerrit Rietvelt) and has fine examples of Bauhaus style architecture
Opened in 1907 as part of the largest mental hospital and sanatorium of its time in Europe, this Art Noveau church was constructed by the Viennese master architect Otto Wagner
Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996
A beautiful cubist church on the top of a hill overlooking the woods
You can see his private lodging in a very eccentric design
This newly renovated museum exhibits machines, transportations, electronic equipment, and the like from their first design up to their current form
Houses the largest furniture collection in the world
A marvelous zoo, with a rain forest glasshouse, tiny apes, aquariums with sharks, and terrariums with reptiles and venomous snakes
This is a private museum dedicated to the cult film The Third Man, which was shot in Vienna and released in 1949