Vienna - The Museum District & Neubau (PDF Chapter)
This is the Museum District & Neubau chapter from Lonely Planet’s Vienna guidebook.
Attractions in this cultural neighbourhood include the incomparable Kunsthistorisches Mu-seum Vienna, packed with old masters; the MuseumsQuartier’s cache of museums, cafes, res-taurants, bars and performance spaces; and the Renaissance-style Burgtheater, where premieres have included Mozart’s and Beethoven’s works.
- throw yourself head first into the artistic vortex of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, a whirl of Habsburg treasures from Egyptian tombs to rare-breed Raphael, Dürer and Cara-vaggio masterworks
- check Vienna’s cultural pulse during an art-packed day at the vast MuseumsQuartier, an ensemble of museums, cafes, restaurants and bars inside the Hofburg’s former imperial stables
- encounter the dinosaurs and prehistoric divas at the Naturhistorisches Museum
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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