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Underneath the Judenplatz (The Jewish Square), you will find this underground medieval synagogue excavation.
Underneath the Judenplatz (The Jewish Square), you will find this underground medieval synagogue excavation. Amazingly, the synagogue was destroyed centuries ago, but its existence was remembered by the area's inhabitants up to the 20th Century. If you are interested in Vienna's Jewish side you can buy a combined ticket with the Jewish Museum and the Stadttempel, a well preserved 19th Century synagogue, which is being used as the main city's synagogue by the current growing Viennese Jewish community.
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A museum documenting the history of Vienna's substantial Jewish community which included Zweig, Freud, Herzl, Mahler, and Schoenberg
Notable mainly as the site of the Kaisergruft, a mausoleum housing the tombs of generations of Habsburg royalty
Yet another example of the gruesome divide-and-conquer burial strategy of the Habsburg dynasty
A cinema for showing specially curated films and retrospective
The best part of the Hofburg and an absolute must
Card catalogs may be an anachronism in today's digitized world, but this library had the first one in existence, invented by the Habsburg court librarian
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Probably the most-beloved symbol of Viennese arts, and one of the first buildings to be rebuilt in the postwar era