Breeze through the metal detectors, open up your bag for a quick search, and stop to admire the main hall before heading to the elevator. Once you arrive at Justizcafe—tucked on the roof of Vienna’s Palace of Justice—you’ll be served lunch surrounded by lawyers, judges, and a 360-degree view of Vienna’s city center.
This gem of a workplace eatery exists primarily for those taking a break from court, but it’s also quietly accessible to the general public. From the German Renaissance–style palace’s outdoor terrace, well-informed travelers can bask in unrestricted views of Vienna’s historic Ring Road, Austrian Parliament, the Hofburg Imperial Palace, and St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
Discover Supersense in Vienna, Austria: A neo-Gothic mansion now houses a wunderkammer of analog tech that hits on all the senses.
Tour trough Vienna
Dine amidst exotic plants at this former royal greenhouse.
Austrian State Archives
Discover Austrian State Archives in Vienna, Austria: More than a millennium's worth of municipal records preserve the political history of Austria.
Discover Römermuseum in Vienna, Austria: This museum is dedicated to the little known ancient Roman history of Vienna.
St. Johann Kapistran
Medieval Mural of a Wolf and Cow Playing Backgammon
A silly historic wall painting preserved on the side of a Viennese house.
Discover Vollpension in Vienna, Austria: Visiting this café is like visiting the Austrian grandma you wish you had.
Discover Neidhart Frescoes in Vienna, Austria: A glimpse into the festive and private lives of medieval Europe.
Vienna – from medieval to modern with Tim Richards
Vienna Sewer System
Discover Vienna Sewer System in Vienna, Austria: Vienna's underworld of tunnels and subterranean rivers made an iconic appearance in a 1949 Orson Welles film.
German Embassy Vienna
[order:6]Red Vienna Guide
Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
From the 18th century to 1918, Schönbrunn was the residence of the Habsburg emperors. It was designed by the architects Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach and Nicolaus Pacassi and is full of outstanding examples of decorative art. Together with its…
[order:5]Tour of Sounds
Hofjagd und Rüstkammer
Discover Hofjagd und Rüstkammer in Vienna, Austria: A magnificent collection of imperial armor and weaponry.
Vienna’s Diversity-Themed Traffic Lights
The "Ampelparchen" were inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest.
Getting around Landstraßer Haubtstraße
Discover Flohmarkt Lager in Vienna, Austria: Inside the corridors of this flea market, visitors are sure to find some obscure and odd treasures.
Maria Annunciation (Maria Verkündigung) Glanzing
[order:3]Otto Wagner Guide
Vienna – walking at the heart of the Austrian Empire with Tim Richards
[order:8]Modern Architecture Guide
[order:7]Curious Museums Guide
[order:11]Viennese Modernism Guide
Historic Centre of Vienna
Vienna developed from early Celtic and Roman settlements into a Medieval and Baroque city, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It played an essential role as a leading European music centre, from the great age of Viennese Classicism through the …
Gugumuck Wiener Schneckenmanufaktur
Discover Gugumuck Wiener Schneckenmanufaktur in Vienna, Austria: An IT-specialist-turned-farmer reintroduces an Austrian food tradition while promoting snails as a sustainable "future food" option.