(St. Stephan's Cathedral), or most commonly known as Vienna's
Dom Cathedral, towers over the Old Town's Stephansplatz. Its
yellow and green tiled roof and tall gothic facade distinguish it as
one of the most unmistakable landmarks in Vienna.
The Dom's south tower rises 446ft above the pedestrian zone and has
been nicknamed "Steffle," or "Little Steve," by the Viennese.
Stephansdom also incoporates the relics of earlier churches.
Visitors can also go down on a tour of the cathedral's catacombs,
where they will see an ossuary where the remains of plague victims
Stephansdom is open daily from 6am to 10pm free of charge.
Guided tours occur Monday through Friday at 10:30am and 3pm, and
Sundays at 3pm. During summer months (June through September)
an additional tour is available on Saturdays at 7pm.
STEPHANSDOM(St. Stephens Cathedral) dominates the Old Town. It towers
above shoppers and sightseeings in Stephansplatz.
HOFBURGThe Imperial Palace of the Hapsburg Family is a grand complex of
buildings, monuments, statues, and gardens.
St. Charles Church lies just south of the Ring. This majestic
church with is beautiful reflecting pool is the largest Baroque
church north of the Alps.
MUSEUMVienna's Museum of Art History exhibits the great works of
art collected by the Hapsburg Emperors and Empresses.
TRANSPORTATIONTired of walking? Find out the various
modes of urban transportation Vienna has to offer its citizens and
PANORAMAS Check out our panorama shots from around
Vienna! We have Karlskirche, Stephansdom (inside and out) and
the Kunsthistorisches Musuem.
Other Austrian and
Adolf Hitler's Eagle's Nest lies
atop a mountain in the southeastern corner of Germany. Visit
this magnificent monument and marvel at the breathtaking views of the
German and Austrian Alps.
Kitzbühel This ritz and
glamour destination in the Austrian Tyrolean Alps is also home to
the worlds most famous ski-race, the Hahnenkamm. Find out
about this destination and the "world's greatest party."
Venture into the Bavarian Alps and visit the fairy tale landmark upon
which the Walt Disney based his Disney Land Castle: Mad King Ludwig's
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