Top Historical Places in Vienna

Are you looking to explore the history of Vienna through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Vienna including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Vienna. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Vienna ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Vienna, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Vienna for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Vienna with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Schonbrunn Palace

    4.7 (10184 Votes)
    Schonbrunn Palace

    Art And Culture, Landmark, Palace, Heritage Building

    The palace of Schonbrunn is an imperial palace with 1,441 rooms. It is one of the most important cultural monuments of Vienna. This palace attracts a huge number of tourists throughout the year. The aspirations, interests, and tastes of Habsburg monarchs are displayed by the palace and gardens. Many of the Hollywood movies have chosen this palace as a location for their shoot. Though the palace...Read more
  2. Historic Centre Of Vienna

    Historical Site, Unesco Site

    The historic centre of the city of Vienna has all the architectural and urban qualities and thus this centre has been added to UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage list. Many of the historical buildings of Vienna are regarded as outstanding cultural and natural monuments of mankind. The Historical centre of Vienna is regarded as the most beautiful landmarks of Europe. Take a view of this area and y...Read more
  3. St Stephens Cathedral

    4.7 (7492 Votes)
    St Stephens Cathedral

    Religious Site, Cathedral

    St. Stephen’s cathedral is conserved and protected carefully so that the further generations’ of Vienna can surely enjoy the heritage site. This church attracts more than three million visitors every year. It is the most popular attraction for tourists in Vienna. Various tours are conducted in and around the cathedral which will help you explore the interesting cathedral. These tour...Read more
  4. Belvedere Palace

    4.6 (4226 Votes)
    Belvedere Palace


    The Belvedere palace is one of the marvelous palaces, worth seeing in the city of Vienna. There are two Baroque palaces that face each other on the sloping hill. The palace also has French gardens along with fountains, cascades and statues. Many of the palace rooms are now open for visitors that hold a display a collection of Baroque sculptures and paintings. You can visit various rooms such as...Read more
  5. Karlskirche

    4.6 (2131 Votes)

    Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    St. Charles’ Church is located on the south side of Karlsplatz in the city of Vienna which is a Baroque church. This church is absolutely spectacular from the point of view of its architecture. St. Charles’ church is the greatest building in the city. This place is a religious tourist attraction. Every year, millions of tourists visit this famous church in Vienna. The church has a g...Read more
  6. Hofburg Palace

    4.6 (4503 Votes)
    Hofburg Palace

    Church, Library, Museum, Palace

    Get acquainted with the Baroque style architecturally splendid Hofburg Palace by getting the tickets for the Hofburg Palace from our tickets & tours section. The section provides for an easy way to buy tickets for Hofburg Palace with complete information on the Hofburg Palace ticket prices and details on the other deals that come inclusive of the Hofburg Palace tickets. The architectural st...Read more
  7. Stadtpark

    4.6 (3222 Votes)

    Park, Statue, Picnic Spot, Sculpture

    Established in 1862 and spread across approximately 28 acres, the Stadtpark is a beautiful park full of manicured lawns, a waterside walkway (Vienna River cuts through the park), play area and has statues and sculptures of world famous musicians. Head over to the Stadtpark if you have a couple of hours to spare and breathe in the beauty and serenity of this place.
  8. Austrian Parliament Building

    4.5 (2375 Votes)
    Austrian Parliament Building

    Architecture , Heritage Building

    A must visit for photographer professionals as well as amateurs, the Parliament building is an architectural marvel. Built in the Greek Roman style, this building looks absolutely stunning and awe inspiring. Its historical rooms are used as residence for the Austrian National and Federal council. Designed by the architect Theophil Hansen, a walk through this building will take you back in the w...Read more
  9. Donauturm

    4.5 (2592 Votes)

    View Point, Cafe, Restaurant, Tower

    Donauturm is the tallest structure in Austria among all other 65 towers which are standing freely. This observation deck is located near the north bank of the Danube River in the district of Donaustadt in the city of Vienna. The tower is about 252-meter-high and offers you a great view to enjoy the city of Vienna. You can even bungee jump from such a height. The view over there at such a height...Read more
  10. Ringstrasse

    Historical Site, Architecture , Boulevard

    Ringstrasse which is also known as Ring Boulevard is a circular road that surrounds the district of Innere Stadt. The boulevard is typically of historical style and is said to be one of the main tourist attractions. Many of the historical structures and buildings are located in this Ringstrasse and even have some free space. There is also a ring-a-round ride for about 30minutes which offers you...Read more
  11. Central Cemetery

    4.7 (178 Votes)
    Central Cemetery

    Monument, Cemetery

    Central cemetery in Vienna is a quaint place that houses the remains of some of the most well-known musicians in the history such as Ludwig Van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Salieri, Franz Schubert, Johann Strauss Sr& Jr, among others. Opened in 1874, this cemetery has become one of the attractions of the city due to history associated with it. As you walk inside this...Read more
  12. Pestsaule

    4.6 (51 Votes)


    As the name suggests, this column was erected after the Great Plague epidemic hit Vienna in 1679. This baroque memorial catches much attention as you walk through the inner streets of Vienna. This memorial was erected as a promise by emperor Leopold if the epidemic would end. This column is headed by Holy Trinity, with kneeling emperor Leopold and angels in the bottom. Even though this column w...Read more
  13. Soviet War Memorial

    4.5 (448 Votes)
    Soviet War Memorial

    War Memorial

    As the name suggests, the Soviet War memorial is dedicated to 17,000 Soviet soldiers who fell in the Battle for Vienna of World War II. This is one of the most obvious landmark on the Schwarzenbergplatz, located between Palais Schwarzenberg and the Hochstrahlbrunnen fountain, another relic from WWII. While you are in the city of Vienna, do have a look at this astounding monument that bespeaks o...Read more
  14. Russian Orthodox Cathedral Of St. Nicholas

    Religious Site, Cathedral

    Due to its historicity and relevance, the Russian Orthodox cathedral of St. Nicholas has been granted the status of a historical and cultural monument of Russian heritage. This church is the spiritual centre of Orthodox Christians living in Austria and is of extreme importance to them. Erected in 1890’s this church welcomed faithful Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusians, Georgians, Macedonian...Read more
  15. Maria Am Gestade

    4.7 (19 Votes)
    Maria Am Gestade

    Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    What makes St. Mary’s church on the bank an important one to visit is that it is one of the few surviving examples of Gothic architectures that are left in Vienna. Also one of the oldest churches that still adorn the city, this church inspires awe as well as reverence. Historically, this church was used by the sailors on the banks of the Danube river. The present building that you see tod...Read more