Vienna - Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt (Chapter)
This is the Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt chapter from Lonely Planet's Vienna guidebook.
Fringing the Ringstrasse in the southeast corner of the Innere Stadt, this neighbourhood extends south beyond Vienna's food paradise, Naschmarkt, into some of the city's most interesting Vorstädte (inner suburbs), where you’ll find great eating, drinking and nightlife.
- be blown away by the baroque splendour of the Karlskirche as you rise up to its cupola for a close-up look at Michael Rottmayr's frescoes
- contemplate the sensuous shapes, gold mosaics and mythological symbolism of Klimt's Beethoven Frieze at the Secession
- piece together the tragedies and the triumphs of Vienna's history at the stellar Wien Museum
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Local Life: Epicure's Walking Tour of the Freihausviertel, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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