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  Landmarks

The Austrian Parliament Building is a magnificent and imposing building in marble where the Nationalrat (National Council) and Bundesrat (Federal Council) meet. The Classical Greek Revival building has Corinthian pillars along the portico and 8 bronze quadrigas at the ends of the roof. In front is the Pallas-Athene-Brunnen, a monumental fountain centered around a huge statue of the goddess with the base pedestal surrounded by allegorical representations of the important rivers in the region - Danube and Inn to the front with Elbe and Vltava at the back.

55 minute long guided tours of the complex are available in German or English without prior reservation. Check the schedule on their website and arrive well in time for your tour. Learn about the functioning of the Austrian Parliament and see the National Council Chamber, the Federal Council Chamber, Historic Meeting Hall and the Colonnaded Hall which is styled on the Acropolis of Athens.

Austrian Parliament Building and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Kunsthistorisches Museum

Kunsthistorisches Museum(0.7 km)
One of the world's greatest art museums and in a palace that is a work of art itself.

Hofburg Palace

Hofburg Palace(0.8 km)
This immense palace complex grew into a large, unwieldy series of buildings over the years and was the imperial residence of the Habsburg emperors until 1918.

Opera House

Opera House(1.2 km)
Probably the most-beloved symbol of Viennese arts, and one of the first buildings to be rebuilt in the postwar era.

Neue Hofburg

Neue Hofburg(0.7 km)
The newest and largest section of the Imperial Palace.

Albertina

Albertina(1 km)
The Albertina is the largest Habsburg residential palace and a popular art gallery in Vienna, with over 50,000 drawings and one million prints dating from Late Gothic to contemporary.

Karlskirche

Karlskirche(1.7 km)
Largest Baroque cathedral north of the Alps, designed by the famous architect Bernhard Fischer von Erlach.

The Museum District

The Museum District(0.6 km)
Has served as a cultural district of Vienna since 2001.

Jesuitenkirche

Jesuitenkirche(1.7 km)
Has one of the most elaborate Baroque interiors in Europe.

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