This late Gothic church was erected in 1856-79 as a reminder of the failed attempt to assassinate Emperor Franz Josef. The ... More
This late Gothic church was erected in 1856-79 as a reminder of the failed attempt to assassinate Emperor Franz Josef. The plans for its construction were created by Heinrich Ferstel who modeled them after medieval trends in architecture. In the baptistery stands a late Gothic statue of Count Niklas Salms who had control of the Austrian troops during the first Turkish invasion of Vienna.
The new town hall was built from 1872 1883 to replace the old town hall in Wipplingerstraße and is neo
Gothic in style. A huge central tower, topped by the three meter high statue of a knight in armor ...
The Belvedere Palace, designed in baroque style in the early eighteenth century by Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt for Prince Eugene
of Savoy, is home to the Austrian Gallery. The Upper Belvedere houses pieces of Austrian art from the 19th ...
The Belvedere comprises two magnificent baroque mansions facing each other across a sloping formal garden. Prince Eugène of Savoy, whose
campaigns against the Turks enabled the Habsburg Empire to reclaim Hungary, purchased some land beyond the city walls in ...