The 1st district has a magnificent and historical heart. You will find not only green oases for a leisurely stay, but also a variety of impressive sights and architectural masterpieces. Stroll through the beautiful side streets and discover the hotspots of restaurants and bars that the 1st district has to offer!
Even today, there are remnants of the former city walls in the inner city, which shines along the Ringstrasse with a unique architectural expression. These include the State Opera, the Burgtheater and the Art History Museum, as well as the Natural History Museum. Of course, the St. Stephen’s Cathedral, also known as Steffl among the citizen of Vienna, must not be forgotten. Within a few minutes’ walk you can reach either the Stadtpark or Heldenplatz. Directly at the Burggarten, you can admire the Albertina and the beautiful butterfly house. The Hofburg and the town hall are also within walking distance, so you can easily explore Vienna’s diverse cultural and intellectual heritage within a relaxing walk.
In addition to various historic buildings, there are several gastronomic hotspots in the 1st district. Among other things, café Landmann, a classic café restaurant where famous guests such as Sigmund Freud and McCartney already were. Also, along the Donaukanal you will find an urban idyll of bars and restaurants, which invite you to linger in the guest garden in fair weather.
Today, the 1st district is not only the downtown area of the city, it has also developed a great spectrum of shopping opportunities. Stroll through the impressive streets of the city center or visit hotspots such as the Golden Quarter or the high market for unique shops.
The 1st district has a great connection to the public transport
The district convinces with a well-developed infrastructure and a well-developed transport network. Directly in the heart is the underground station of Stephansplatz, where the U1 crosses with the U3. In addition, there is the Schwedenplatz within walking distance, where U1, U4 and the tram line 2 run. Bus lines like 1A, 2A and 3A also run directly through the city. The transport hub in the 1st district will allow you to quickly reach other districts. Excursions to the surrounding area of Vienna are also excellent.
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List of Apartments in the 1st district @Grand Quarters