Friday, August 14, 2015

#DestinationCrush: Vienna

Such a beautiful city, we cannot even handle ourselves. 

Vienna might not be as well-known as other major capital cities in Europe. However, this capital city of Austria has a lot of culture to explore, many interesting architectures to see, one of the most important cities for classical music and so on. These are just a few list of where-to-go in Vienna among a lot of tourist attractions and sightseeings.

1. The Vienna U-Bahn (Metro Stations)

Vienna’s metro stations are very clean, unique and well-designed. If you are interested to observe and take pictures of its different-and-unique-looking metro stations, make sure you stop at all of them!

2. MUMOK (Museum of Modern Art)

Located in the Museumsquartier, it has loads of modern and contemporary artworks. Of course you are familiar with the artists Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. Some of their works are also presented here in this museum.

3. Schönbrunn Palace

Listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, this is one of the most important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in Austria. But be careful, it’s the most touristy place in Vienna!

4. Albertina

The Albertina is a huge museum with collections of many kind of arts including Monet, Picasso and Baselitz. Don’t forget to take a peek at their balcony as well. One of the most romantic spot on the top of Vienna! 

5. Vienna University of Economics and Business

Being well-known as one of the best business schools in Europe since it is the largest business and economics university in Europe is simply not enough for this university. Now, it is also famous among architecture and photography enthusiasts because of its new campus, featuring 6 main buildings. The most interesing part is of course, the Library & Learning Center, planned by the famous Zaha Hadid.