VIENNA FOR THE CURIOUS
The ultimate list of cool spots in our hood
If you're the kind of person who sees a line and runs, then please make an exception for this place. One of the classiest and oldest cafes in the old city, this is a Vienna staple, and everything on the menu makes the wait worthwhile. Even the ceilings are something to write home about. Order the Sachertorte. It'll change your life.
Named after the tram station opposite, this is one of the cosiest modern coffee shops in Vienna. It's located close to the old university building so you'll get a great student vibe. They have amazing cakes and homemade vanilla ice cream. They also do sandwiches if you need something a bit more substantial!
Easily the most famous market in Vienna, and no food tour would be complete without it. There's a wide selection of cuisines here as you'd expect from a market, plus lots of great restaurants and cafes scattered around the surrounding street. Great fun to explore and get lost.
One of the oldest existing markets in Vienna comprised of 80 stalls. On Fridays and Saturdays, an additional farmer's market takes place, offering cured meats, sausages, bison meat and seasonal fruits and vegetables. Insider tip: check out the slow food corner.
Chocolate Museum ViennaChocolate Museum Vienna
Vienna is famous for producing some of the most delectable chocolate in the world, and there's no better place to experience its tastiest export than in the city's dedicated Chocolate Museum. With loads of games and delicious tastings, you'll see how chocolate is made, and discover the vital role it has played in civilizations for thousands of years.From €undefined
Between Maria HilferStraße and KärntnerStraße is Neubaugasse. It's basically an oasis of independent shops where you can buy all kinds of homemade products. From honey to cosmetics and clothing, it's wonderful to stroll around and step into a shop or cafe for a short break.
Museum of Illusions
Nothing is what it seems. In the Museum of Illusions, you can assume that it's true! With a rotating corridor, interactive optical illusions and mind-boggling mind games, you'll leave this museum with good stories and at least one epic Instagram photo.From €13
The MAK – Museum of Applied Arts Vienna
MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts
The MAK is a perfect one-stop-shop for lovers of both art & design. They have an incredible permanent collection and there's always a new exhibtion that keeps even the locals coming back. Oh, and their gift shop is design heaven — so budget your time accordingly!
Club U is found in Karlsplatz, hidden inside the art nouveau Otto Wagner Pavilion. The music ranges from soul to funk to hip-hop to techno so there is a little something for everyone. It is a 'vibrant' venue with decently priced drinks so if you are looking for a good night out, look no further.