Vienna - The Museum District & Neubau (PDF Chapter)
This is the The Museum District & Neubau chapter from Lonely Planet’s Vienna guidebook.
The Museum District and Neubau walk a fine line between Habsburg history and modernity. Hang out in the courtyards of the MuseumsQuartier in summer and the creativity in the air is palpable.
- throw yourself head first into the artistic vortex of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, a whirl of Habsburg treasures from Egyptian tombs to rare breed Raphael, Dürer and Caravaggio masterworks
- check Vienna’s cultural pulse during an art-packed day at the vast ensemble of museums, cafes, restaurants and bars of the MuseumsQuartier, inside the Hofburg’s former imperial stables
- make a date with the dinosaurs and prehistoric divas at the Naturhistorisches Museum
- restaurants & bars
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