{Travel} Vienna ~ Its all in the building 

Vienna ~ Its all in the building 

Earlier in the year, I took a trip to Brno in Czech Republic and somehow found myself exploring Vienna. The originall plan was to spend 3.5 days in Brno but I managed to explore the entire city it in one day. I decided to use the remainder 2.5 days wisely by exploring neighbouring cities one of which was Vienna. Vienna is a city which is really close to Brno, takes under 2 hours on the bus to reach.

If you’re anything like me and get really itchy feet you too would have taken the opportunity to visit Vienna. One of the many thing that stood out for me about Vienna was the architecture. Vienna is filled with so many beautiful and magnificent architectural buildings, its really all in the buildings. The architectural beauty had me gripped from the word go and I couldn’t stop admiring the place.

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Schonbrunn Palace

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Must See architectural buildings in Vienna

The first building that captured my attention when I got to Vienna was near the Naschmarkt market. I often look back on my pictures that I took and I am always amazed at the beauty of these buildings. After getting lost in Naschmarkt and picking up some delicious treats, I then ventured to Resselpark.

Resselpark was not your typical park in any sense of the word but I loved it.Getting of the train and turning left you will be faced with the beautiful cathedral which took all the glory. There is no two ways about it as it is such an amazingly built buidling which was maganifect to explore in the winter. After mum admiration and snapping, I then went off to the left side of the Catherdal and this took me to the Soviet War Memorial.

The Soviet War Memorial definitely reduced me to tears when I read/googled through the pillars and observed the buildings surrounding. It was a nice place to visit, everything so peaceful, beautiful and calm. From the war memorial, I walked back to Resselpark where I grabbed a train to Schonbrunn Palace.

Schonbrunn Palace is a must visit place for anyone visiting Vienna. Make sure to walk all the way to the back of the palace and get up top to get the best view of the entire grounds.

Museums Quarter is another amazing place I visited which took my breath away. I spent so much time drooling over the architecture and forgot to snap some pictures. I did not manage to go inside any of the museums around the Museums Quarter. Though I wanted to check out the Leopold Museum-Privatstiftung, I still wouldn’t change a thing. The outside was just as beautiful and captivating as any museum inside I think am sure.

Have you ever visited a place just for its architectural beauty? Vienna for me was all in the buildings.

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  1. December 11, 2016 / 7:37 pm

    Hope you get a chance one day luv as it’s absolutely amazing place

  2. Louise Smith
    December 11, 2016 / 10:37 am

    Oh wow, the architecture in Vienna looks absolutely stunning. It’s a place I’ve always wanted to visit 🙂

    Louise x

    • December 11, 2016 / 7:37 pm

      It sure is and I hope one day you’re able to visit

  3. Angela Milnes
    December 9, 2016 / 8:55 am

    I haven’t been there but I wanted to go there soon, I really love this place.

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:33 pm

      Hope you get the chance soon love

  4. Leah Shafik
    December 9, 2016 / 12:22 am

    Stunning architecture – I felt the same wat when I was in Barcelona – so much beautifulness to see! x

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:33 pm

      I have Barcelona on my list of places to visit before I am 30 so I can not wait to visit

  5. beautykinguk
    December 8, 2016 / 12:24 pm

    I have never been to VIenna but you have sold it on its architecture from your photos alone!

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:04 pm

      I am glad to hear that and hope you get to visit one day

  6. December 8, 2016 / 11:34 am

    Wow the architecture really is stunning! I’m going to Prague this Christmas but Vienna is near the top of my list too!

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:03 pm

      Oooh I am jealous now of people visiting Prague during Christmas

  7. December 8, 2016 / 11:13 am

    I am actually off to the Christmas Markets in Prague today, but we struggled to choose between Prague and Vienna! Now I have seen your review, I might need to visit Vienna next year!! Thank you xx

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:02 pm

      Prague is just as gorgeous but for architecture definitely Vienna.
      Have fun in Prague

  8. bericebaby
    December 8, 2016 / 10:06 am

    I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to visit Vienna with my OH.
    I think once Cubby is 6/7 months we’ll take a long deserved trip.
    Thanks so much for sharing this hun – Excited to go now
    Charlotte x

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:02 pm

      Oh glad to hear that it’s definitely family friendly with so much to do

  9. TheLocdBella
    December 8, 2016 / 5:24 am

    Vienna looks amazing. It is known for it’s architecture and I can see why. It’s just gorgeous.

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:01 pm

      I didn’t know that but I can definitely agree with that statement

  10. fashion-mommy
    December 7, 2016 / 10:04 pm

    The architecture is stunning, I am a huge fan of hunting for beautiful buildings and Vienna is full of them.

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:01 pm

      Vienna sure is full of them and I too love feasting on beautiful architectural sites

  11. Harriet @ Toby&Roo
    December 7, 2016 / 7:46 pm

    Oh I’ve always wanted to visit Vienna! I love the buildings and history 🙂

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:01 pm

      Hope you manage soon love as it’s gorgeous

  12. December 7, 2016 / 3:23 pm

    I’m probably heading over to Vienna next year to visit a friend so this has come at a perfect time.

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:00 pm

      Oooh I am jealous already

  13. December 7, 2016 / 12:50 pm

    The architecture in Vienna is amazing. I’ve never travelled there or even considered it before but you’ve convinced me!

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:00 pm

      I am glad to hear that and yes it’s got so much to offer

  14. December 7, 2016 / 12:34 pm

    It is amazing and leaves such an impression

  15. December 7, 2016 / 12:33 pm

    Pictures don’t always but I like to think I captured the essence

  16. December 7, 2016 / 12:32 pm

    I loved that too and was really impressed. I do wanna visit the museum quarter during summer

  17. Beautyqueenuk
    December 7, 2016 / 10:45 am

    I got to spend an entire day in Vienna so hopped on one of those tour buses and it was brilliant, such a beautiful city x

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:00 pm

      I didn’t get a change to use the tour bus much but when I did it was epic

  18. December 7, 2016 / 9:42 am

    Vienna is definitely on my bucket list, I’d love to see these buildings x

    • December 9, 2016 / 1:00 pm

      Hope you get a chance to see it soon

  19. December 7, 2016 / 9:27 am

    I really want to go to Vienna, the buildings look stunning. One of my favourite buildings is the parliament building in Budapest as it’s stunning x

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:59 pm

      It sure is gorgeous I too can not wait to visit Budapest

  20. Melanie Edjourian
    December 7, 2016 / 8:09 am

    I’ve never been to Vienna but some of my friends have and they said it was beautiful. I’d love to visit someday but without the kids as I’m not sure if there is much for them there.

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:59 pm

      Actually there was plenty for kids to do which really amazed me

  21. Blair Villanueva
    December 7, 2016 / 7:25 am

    Please girl, take me to Vienna! To visit museums, beautiful buildings, and enjoy their special cuisine 🙂

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:58 pm

      Hahaha well girl you need to let me know when and for how long for us to arrange that lol

  22. Kate Veggie Desserts
    December 7, 2016 / 6:45 am

    I would love to go to Vienna one day. The Museums Quarter would be amazing.

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:58 pm

      I hope you do as Museums Quarter has so much to offer so many museums to feast on but if you’re not into that there is architectural views that take your breath away surrounding it

  23. Oindrila Sengupta
    December 7, 2016 / 5:31 am

    I have never visited any place for its architectural beauty. But after going through your blog post, I am gonna give a shot to it. 😀

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:57 pm

      You should for sure as it’s such a gorgeous city with so much architectural beauty to feast your eyes upon

  24. December 7, 2016 / 4:05 am

    Beautiful Photos. I would love to see Vienna. I’m slightly jealous.

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:56 pm

      Awww bless hope you manage to visit one day

  25. December 6, 2016 / 11:44 pm

    I am a big fan of artitecture and would love to visit Vienna. It looks like an incredible trip.

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:56 pm

      It sure was incredible and hope you get to visit one day

  26. December 6, 2016 / 10:14 pm

    I really want to go to Vienna, and your awesome photos have made it even more so! The buildings are so beautiful, glad you enjoyed your trip!

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:56 pm

      Thanks Mily it was an adventure even though it was just one day I was able to see and do so much

  27. Nayna Kanabar
    December 6, 2016 / 9:48 pm

    Vienna, what a fantastic place with so much to see and do. I love all your photos.

    • December 9, 2016 / 12:56 pm

      Thanks Nayna, it’s a gorgeous place with so much to see and do

  28. December 6, 2016 / 8:40 pm

    I would love to visit Vienna, it looks so beautiful and I am always mesmerised by places with such beautiful architecture xx

    • December 7, 2016 / 1:07 pm

      I too was mesmerised by it and you so should

  29. December 6, 2016 / 7:25 pm

    I have never visited but my grandparents have a few times now and the pictures like your always make it look magical

    • December 7, 2016 / 1:06 pm

      Awww how sweet hope you get to visit one day like your grandparents

  30. Hello Beautiful Bear
    December 6, 2016 / 6:20 pm

    I’ve always wanted to go to Vienna! Such a beautiful place and so much history! x

    • December 7, 2016 / 12:33 pm

      So much history indeed

  31. Natasha Mairs
    December 6, 2016 / 5:53 pm

    the buildings look so beautiful. I really like the one near Naschmarkt market, just so grand

    • December 7, 2016 / 12:33 pm

      It sure is grand it stopped me in my tracks

  32. Corey Wheeland
    December 6, 2016 / 5:08 pm

    This looks so beautiful – I’ve always wanted to visit Vienna. Half of the reason why I visited Italy was to see beautiful architecture like this (and the art!)

    • December 7, 2016 / 12:33 pm

      I loved the art in Italy, can’t wait to see Rome

  33. Elodie
    December 6, 2016 / 4:06 pm

    This looks incredible! My sister has actually just landed in Vienna about two hours ago so I can’t wait to see her pictures and maybe even book a trip there myself! Ha! x

    • December 7, 2016 / 12:32 pm

      Oh how cool hope she has fun and you manage to join her

  34. December 6, 2016 / 3:54 pm

    It’s been such a long time since I went to Vienna, I really think I need to go back!

    • December 7, 2016 / 12:32 pm

      You should for sure I can not wait to head back

  35. December 6, 2016 / 3:23 pm

    Vienna looks beautiful, it is definitely somewhere that I would love to visit one day x

    • December 7, 2016 / 12:31 pm

      It sure is a beautiful city and hope you get to visit one day

  36. December 6, 2016 / 2:08 pm

    The architecture here is breathtaking! I would love to see them all but I was especially taken with Schonbrunn Palace and Resselpark.

    • December 7, 2016 / 12:31 pm

      It’s an amazing city with so much architectural beauty and yes schonbrunn palace and Resselpark are gorgeous

  37. Briana Marie
    December 6, 2016 / 1:33 pm

    O…m…g!!! Look at that beautiful architecture! I’m in love!

    • December 7, 2016 / 12:30 pm

      You and me both

  38. December 6, 2016 / 1:21 pm

    I so love the buildings! I really hope to be able to visit Vienna someday. I’d love to check out the Museums Quarter.

    • December 6, 2016 / 4:08 pm

      I hope you do get a chance to visit too as it is such an amazing place.

  39. Sheri @ A Busy Bees Life
    December 6, 2016 / 11:37 am

    I love Vienna of course, because it is my home. I love reading about what other people say about Vienna and how their experiences were. I love it here and I am glad you enjoyed the architecture.

    • December 6, 2016 / 11:42 am

      Thanks Sheri, your home is so beautiful 😍 and I am so jealous of it

  40. Elanor
    December 6, 2016 / 11:13 am

    I’ve always wanted to visit Vienna, it was somewhere my Grandma always told me I should visit! 🙂

    • December 6, 2016 / 11:42 am

      You should as it’s an amazing place

  41. Divya @ Eat. Teach. Blog.
    December 6, 2016 / 10:52 am

    Gorgeous. Everything is gorgeous. I haven’t been to Vienna before, but Turkey for me was stunning for it’s very unique buildings/mosques placed throughout the entire city of Istanbul.

    • December 6, 2016 / 11:41 am

      I can not wait to visit Istanbul one day and see it for myself

  42. LaaLaa
    December 6, 2016 / 9:56 am

    The architecture is beautiful, sometimes you can’t help but be in awe at the distinguished style.

    • December 6, 2016 / 11:39 am

      Exactly and that was me in Vienna

  43. December 6, 2016 / 8:56 am

    I felt similarly about New York – although for quite different reasons. Vienna looks rather beautiful

    • December 6, 2016 / 11:39 am

      I took loved New York architecture but had lots going for it too

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