Hunters in the Snow (Winter) (1565) by Pieter Bruegel the ElderKunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Self-Portrait with Chinese Lantern Plant (1912) by Egon SchieleLeopold Museum
Egon Schiele, Self-Portrait with Chinese Lantern Plant, 1912
Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt draw the crowds every day.
The collection, which grew from the personal passions of monarchs and nobles, encompasses prehistoric artefacts, fossils, and minerals, and has contributed to scientific understanding for centuries.
The palace boasts an incredible 1441 rooms. Here's the luxurious Great Gallery.
St Stephen's Cathedral
Located at the heart of the city, this Romanesque and Gothic cathedral dates back to the 14th century, and is Vienna's most important religious building. Can you spot the famous glazed tiling on the roof?
The stones of this building have witnessed some of the most significant events in Austrian history, including the 1529 Siege of Vienna and the fall of the Hapsburg dynasty.
MAK - Museum of Applied Arts
Founded as the Imperial Royal Austrian Museum of Art and Industry in 1863, the MAK holds Vienna's premier collection of applied art, design, contemporary art and architecture.
The MAK's collection of Bohemian and Venetian glass remains one of its highlights.
Located in the historic heart of Vienna, the Albertina combines neo-classical imperial flair and masterpieces of modern art. The permanent collection holds some of the most important works by Albrecht Dürer, Edvard Munch, and Vincent van Gogh.
Hase (1502) by Albrecht DürerAlbertina Museum
Young Hare, 1502
Dürer's famousYoung Hare is one of the Albertina's most important works. Dürer picked out each individual hair with his brush to create an extraordinarily realist painting. The watercolour is so delicate that it can only be exhibited every few years.
The Burgtheater, or 'the Burg' to the Viennese, is Europe's second-oldest theatre, having opened in 1741. Its current neo-classical building was designed by Gottfried Semper and Karl Freiherr von Hasenauer and completed in 1888.
The Vienna State Opera
This enormous opera house hosts ballets, operas, and musical concerts, as well as the annual Vienna Opera Ball, one of the most exclusive parties in the world.
The G Tower looks medieval, but was actually constructed in 1944, during the Second World War, to defend Vienna from Allied air raids. Today it stands empty, a stark reminder of this dark period of history.
Neue Burg, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Built in the 1860s, the Neue Berg tells the story of the European aristocracy through its collection of arms and armour.
Cuirass for horseman (1544) by Desiderius HelmschmiedNeue Burg, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
This suit of armour, known as a cuirass, was made by Desiderius Helmschmied in 1544 for Philip II of Spain.