2nd District

Originally the imperial hunting grounds, the meadow and woods along the Danube are now an enormous public park and a popular attraction. The park is divided into two sections. The first is the Wurstelprater, or funfair section, and features...  Read More

Sigmund Freud Park
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Originally called the Votivpark and laid out in the 1870s as part of the building project of the Votivkirche, this park was renamed Sigmund Freud Park in 1961. It features a ring of trees planted in March 1997 by the European Union to celebrate...  Read More

1st District

This city hall park features a line of statues on either side of the avenue that divides it in two. An array of fountains and benches are scattered throughout the leafy grounds. Open-air concerts are held here in the summer; the opening of the...  Read More

This 19th century municipal park is an ideal spot to relax and enjoy a leisurely afternoon. It is laid out along the Vienna River with two bridges crossing over. It features meandering walkways and a central lake with fountains that are lit up...  Read More

1st District
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This park was laid out for the imperial family in the early 19th century and, as one might expect, it is the site of many monuments dedicated to Austria's various emperors. It is lush and informal with large expanses of lawn. A memorial to...  Read More

Stroll though the Baroque gardens and walkways and see the fountains, the faux Roman ruins, and the obelisk fountain. The gardens were originally established by French designer Jean Trehet in the late 17th century and greatly extended under the...  Read More


Stroll from the Lower Belvedere to the Upper Belvedere; take the gravel pathways; pass the neatly trimmed hedges, the fountains, the statues, flower beds and lawns. Now, turn around and enjoy the magnificent view across the city and try to tell...  Read More