Top 11 photo spots in Vienna
Top 11 photo spots in Vienna
Being one of the most photogenic cities in Europe, Vienna provides numerous photo opportunities to those willing to notice them. It's almost impossible to wander around the city without snapping a few photos here and there. Below, you'll find 11 recommendations on beautiful photo spots throughout the city.
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Whether you gaze at it from below or climb up to the top of its tower, St. Stephen's Cathedral promises some breathtaking views. The look from the top offers you an amazing panoramic view of the whole city.
Vienna State Opera
One of the most famous opera houses in the world treats you with some beautiful shots from outside as well as from the inside. At night it poses a special charm, as the surroundings get darker, while the Opera lights up.
St. Charles' Church
This beautiful baroque church stands proudly near the center of Vienna, featuring many architectural styles - from Greco-Roman to Asian and Byzantine. Huge engraved marble pilasters draw our look upwards towards the church's dome. Like many other attractions, it poses with special glow when the night falls.
One of the city's best photo spots features the majestic Belvedere Palace with a beautiful pond right in front of it. The best place to snap a photo is in front of the pond with the Palace in the background.
Schönbrunn (Palace Gardens)
Another wonderful photo spot is the whole Schönbrunn area with some of its classic scenes of the gardens, the Palace and the wonderful Palm House Garden. Take a walk and snap some photos of your favorite places.
Giant Ferris Wheel
Visible from far away, Giant Ferris Wheel offers a lot of great photo spots. Whether taken from far away, from below the wheel, or from the top of it, it provides numerous enviable photographs. It has a special charm when the night falls, and the carts are lit up.
This strange-looking, colorful and "uneven" house offers a great opportunity to snap some unique photos. The Hundertwasser House is one of the most famous photo spots in Vienna.
One of Vienna's nicest locations offers an amazing view of the Opera and the magnificent Hotel Sacher. From there, you can take a short walk to the glorious Burggarten, which also provides numerous amazing photo spots.
Michael's Gate at the Hofburg Palace
You can capture one of the city's most breathtaking views at Hofburg Neo-rococo entrance - Michael's Gate with various Hercules statues. Make sure to capture the famous Vienna Fiakers waiting at the site.
As one of the best places to hang out and enjoy a couple of drinks, Museums Quartier offers some great shots of Vienna's city life and rhythm in the beautiful ambient of the city's gorgeous architecture. Just across the street, you can take a walk through Maria-Theresien-Platz, surrounded by the imposing buildings of Museums or Art and Natural History.
Christmas in Vienna
Christmas time in Vienna is a very special time of the year, as the whole city lights up with thousands of fairytale-like lights. There are Christmas Markets all around the center, providing many wonderful photo spots wherever you look.
Whether you are a blogger with a smartphone, looking to post some quality content to your social media profiles, or an enthusiastic photographer, just stroll around the city and look for motives that inspire you. From monuments and breathtaking architecture to panoramic views and day-to-day city life, Vienna has it all.
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