13 places to see breathtaking views of Vienna's skyline from above

13 places to see breathtaking views of Vienna’s skyline from above

May 6, 2019

13 places to see
breathtaking views of
Vienna's skyline from above

May 6, 2019

Vienna Würstelstand's says

Want to look out over Vienna’s skyline like you own the city? While Vienna’s skyline is relatively flat, seeing the city from above is a great experience to have, whether you live there or are just visiting.

We’ve put together 13 stunning pictures of Vienna’s breathtaking views from the best places to get them:

© Header pic courtesy of Donauturm

Haus des Meeres

Where: Fritz-Grünbaum-Platz 1, 1060 
How to get there: Catch the U3 line to Neubaugasse metro station and walk down or jump on the 57a bus

 

Best views over Vienna Haus des Meeres

 

Gloriette (above the Schönbrunn Palace)

Where: Schönbrunn, Gloriette, 1130
How to get there: Catch the U4 line to the metro station Schönbrunn

 

Nussberg

Where: Nussdorf, 1190
How to get there: Catch the 38A bus from the U4 metro station Heiligenstadt, OR you can do a nice walk up here from the end station of the tram D.

 

 

Leopoldsberg

Where: Nussdorf, Leopoldsberg, 1190 
How to get there: Catch the D tram to the station, ‘Grinzinger Strasse.’ From there, catch the bus 38A to the station Leopoldsberg

 

25 Hours Hotel rooftop bar

Where: Lerchenfelder Str. 1/3, 1070
How to get there: this hotel is located close to the U3/2 Volkstheater metro station. Enter through the restaurant and catch the lift all the way to the top!

 

Kahlenberg

Where: Kahlenberg, 1190
How to get there: from the U4 metro station Heiligenstadt, jump on the 38A bus and get off at the station, Kahlenbberg

 

Am Himmel

Where: Himmelstraße 125, 1190
How to get there: from the U4 metro station Heiligenstadt, jump on the 38A bus and get off at the station, ‘Cobenzl Parkplatz.’ It’s a short walk from there.

 

 

 

Oben I Küche und Bar

Where: Urban-Loritz-Platz 2, 1070 
How to get there: Catch the U6 line to the metro station ‘Burggasse’ and then climb the seemingly never-ending stairs up to the top.

Best views over Vienna Cafe Oben

 

The Prater Riesenrad (ferris wheel)

Where: Riesenradplatz 1, 1020
How to get there: Catch the U1 line to the metro station, ‘Praterstern.’ You’ll see the Riesenrad from the station – walk towards it.

 

 

Donauturm

Where: Donauturm, 1220
How to get there: catch the U1 to Alte Donau or the U6 to Neue Donau and jump on the free Donauturm shuttle from in front of the station

 

Klyo cafe’s terrace on top of the Urania

Where: Uraniastraße 1, 1010
How to get there: Catch the U4 or U1 to the metro station Schwedenplatz 

 

Belvedere

Where: Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030
How to get there: Catch the D tram to the station, ‘Schloss Belvedere’

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