Come and visit St. Stephen's Cathedral, the world famous cultural heritage site and monument. The uniqueness of this cathedral and the countless thousands of details of which it is comprised make St. Stephen's a treasure trove of art history and architecture.
Built in the 13th century and expanded in the centuries since, the palace has housed some of the most powerful people in European and Austrian history, including monarchs of the Habsburg dynasty, rulers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It now houses the offices of the Federal President, the ministers of the chancellor's office and the secretaries of state.
Housing Mozart and his family from 1784 to 1787, it is the largest, most elegant and expensive apartment ever occupied by Mozart and the only one that is still intact today. With the aid of historical exhibits and audio-visual installations, pictures and documents, furniture and other objects from Mozart’s time, visitors can follow in the footsteps of Mozart and his family and discover the composer's life and work.
Home to numerous international organizations since 1979, visitors can learn about the work of the United Nations and experience the Vienna International Centre's (VIC) striking architecture and vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Visitors will also have the chance to count the flags of the more than 190 Member States in the Rotunda, see a variety of temporary exhibitions on the work of the United Nations and perhaps even observe a meeting being held in one of the impressive conference rooms.
The former imperial summer residence, this 1,441-room Baroque palace is one of the most important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in the country. The history of the palace and its vast gardens spans over 300 years, reflecting the changing tastes, interests, and aspirations of successive Habsburg monarchs.Visitors will find numerous attractions here, from a tour through the authentically furnished residential and ceremonial rooms of the Imperial Family in the palace, to the maze and the labyrinth in the gardens and a separate Children's Museum.
Best known for its staggeringly massive Benedictine monastery, which was founded in 1089 in a medieval fortress, this abbey contains the tomb of Saint Coloman of Stockerau and the remains of several members of the House of Babenberg, Austria's first ruling dynasty.
The house in which Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on the January 27, 1756 is now one of the most frequently visited museums in the world. No other place makes the person behind the artist Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his music as noticeable as his birthplace.
Built in 1613-19 and named for the "clear spring" that supplied it, Hellbrunn Palace is an early Baroque villa of grand size in the southern district of the city of Salzburg called Morzg. The Palace is famously known for it's water games, created by Markus Sittikus, a man with a keen sense of humour, who made them as a series of practical jokes to be performed on guests.
Sitting atop the Festungsberg hill, Fortress Hohensalzburg is a real eye-catcher. The castle in Salzburg is an unmistakable landmark providing the city’s world famous silhouette. Even from afar the visitor is able to appreciate the might of this edifice. Up close the history contained in these powerful walls is almost tangible.
One of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe, Neuschwanstein, or "the castle of the fairy-tale king", receives around 1.4 million people every year. Built for King Ludwig II as a refuge to withdraw from the public life in the nineteenth-century, this castle can be seen in many movies and was the inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle.
An adventure with many unforgettable impressions awaits you in these sparkling atmospherically and impressively Salt Mines. It is a world of the local miners, who have been working in the active part of the mine day-in, day-out, for centuries and whisk the visitors away into their previous world. Highlights, such as the slide or the journey on the Mirror Lake melt with gripping information over the indispensible vital element of salt.