Vienna is truly a wonderful city, the 6th largest city in the European Union and known to be the City of Classical Music centuries after master composers such as Mozart and Strauss played in the city. Did you know that Vienna is also called the City of Dreams because it had the world’s first psychoanalyst, Sigmund Freud. Here are the 10 most Instagrammable places in the beautiful city of Vienna.
1. St.Stephen’s Cathedral
Why not take a selfie with the most important religious building in Vienna in the background, or even from inside? This is a famous tourist attraction in Vienna, you can visit the church and go to the top of the tower to see a panoramic view of the city.
2. St.Charles’ Church
St. Charles’ Church also known as Karlskirche is considered the most outstanding baroque church in Vienna, as well as one of the city’s greatest buildings. People love to take a photo with the water in the front of the church to get a reflection effect, or during the night when the church glow with the lights.
3. The Hofburg Imperial Palace
Of course, the Hofburg Imperial Palace is an awesome place to take selfies. This is the official residence and workplace of the President of Austria and was formerly the principal imperial palace of the Habsburg dynasty. Located in the center of Vienna this place is easy to find and you can enjoy posing in front of it during the day or evening.
Hundertwasserhaus is an apartment house located in the Landstraße district on the corner of Kegelgasse and Löwengasse. This unique colorful apartment is perhaps the most visited building in Vienna and you can visit this place and take pictures but only from outside because people live in this place. The building was built by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser with architect Joseph Krawina as a co-creator and it has become part of Austria’s cultural heritage.
5. St. Peter’s Church
This oldest church is really beautiful, located in the center of the city you can find it easily and the interior is amazing with its incredible dome. The turreted dome was mainly designed by Matthias Steinl, who was also responsible for the interior decoration and the pews with their fabulous cherubic heads.
6. Schönbrunn Palace
You cannot visit Vienna without visiting Schönbrunn Palace. This palace was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers and, located in Hietzing, is one of the most historic monuments in Austria. There are many nice spots to take photos of or just explore this place, and the garden is also a lovely place to visit and take great photos. Visiting this will remind you of the famous Sissi Imperatrice.
7. Belvedere Palace
The Belvedere is a historic building complex in Vienna consisting of two Baroque palaces, the Upper and Lower Belvedere, as well as the Orangery and the Palace Stables With the architecture of the palace and the gorgeous garden, you can’t miss visiting. With the flowers in front of the building, this place is just perfect to take selfies.
Prater is a large public park in Leopoldstadt, in one corner of the Wiener Prater and includes the Wiener Riesenrad Ferris wheel. This amusement park is fun to visit and you can enjoy the attraction, try the street food and see the view of the city from above while riding the Ferris wheel.
This is the most popular market in Vienna and located at the Wienzeile over the Wien River. About 1.5 kilometers long, here you can find plenty of things and there are some great restaurants and cafés. Try the local food and of course capture the moment on camera.
Justizpalast or Palace of Justice is one of the most stunning places in Vienna, located on Schmerlingplatz, a square near the Ringstraße boulevard in the central district of Innere Stadt. The architecture of this building is amazing and if you want to see the view of the city from a different angle you can go to the rooftop café, the perfect place to share pictures with your friends over some delicious Café Viennois.