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A huge museum featuring weapons and military maps from different periods.
A huge museum featuring weapons and military maps from different periods. You can also see the open-top car in which Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the last Austrian prince, was shot in Sarajevo. His death triggered World War I and the eventual downfall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In the same room as this is the visibly blood-stained jacket he was wearing at the time of his assassination.
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Intended as a summer residence for Prince Eugene of Savoy, was outside the city walls
An imposing Soviet style monument near Karlsplatz commemorates the Soviet victory in Vienna over the Nazi army
Even an avowed hater of modern art can appreciate this
Largest Baroque cathedral north of the Alps, designed by the famous architect Bernhard Fischer von Erlach
The museum has the MAK Design Shop and a study collection
If you are interested in the combination of new modern with old historic architecture, take a trip to the gasometers that have been revitalized from gas-tanks to new multi-functional buildings
A city tram stop, designed by Otto Wagner