Vienna - Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt (PDF Chapter)
This is the Karlsplatz & Around Naschmarkt chapter from Lonely Planet’s Vienna guidebook.
Here, days can be spent gazing upon Karlskirche’s baroque frescoes, Otto Wagner’s art nouveau buildings and Klimt’s sensual friezes. Nights lift the curtain on high-calibre opera and classical music the world’s finest concert halls.
- ride the elevator up to Karlskirche’s elliptical copper dome for a close-up view of the incredible frescoes by Johann Michael Rottmayr
- contemplate the sensuous shapes, gold mosaics and mythological symbolism of Klimt’s Beethoven Frieze at the 1897-designed exhibition centre of the Vienna Secession movement artists
- breathe in the heady aromas of spices, olives, oils and vinegars, cheeses, hams, sausages and much more while snacking your way from stall to delectable stall at Naschmarkt
- restaurants & bars
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