Vienna - Alsergrund & the University District (Chapter)
This is the Alsergrund & the University District chapter from Lonely Planet's Vienna guidebook.
This neighbourhood includes a small section of the Innere Stadt inside the Ringstrasse, including Freyung and its market, and stretches into the Alsergrund Vorstadt, where you find the university campuses. When not residential, it's dominated by business clientele around the stock exchange and uni students.
- explore the elegant rooms of Freud's former home, with exhibits providing a tantalising insight into the life and cognitive workings of the psychoanalysis godfather
- tiptoe through the baroque apartments and landscaped gardens of the Palais Liechtenstein on a guided tour
- go for an erudite wander through the arcades and courtyards of Vienna's 650-year-old university
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Local Life: Stroll from Brunnenmarkt to Yppenplatz, Sleeping, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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