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Discover Vienna - Hotel Maria Theresia

The ideal and quiet location in the heart of Vienna, amidst the idyllic Biedermeier quarter “Spittelberg”, means that many of the city's sights, shopping boulevards, restaurants, cafés and bars are within easy walking distance.

Nearby sights & attractions:

The revitalised "Biedermeier" quarter is enchanting with its romantic cobbled streets, a multitude of restaurants with al fresco dining ("Schanigärten") and welcoming courtyards, with galleries and artwork shops, a variety of cultural entertainment and during the Advent season the wonderful Christmas market. The Hotel is situated directly in the heart of Spittelberg.

Museums Quarter (Museums Quartier MQ) 
One of the world’s largest cultural complexes, housing a multitude of museums and cultural organisations (the best known being the Leopoldmuseum, Museum for Modern Art, the "Kunsthalle" and Zoom – the children’s museum), as well as a variety of restaurants, cafes and art shops. A lively, inviting atmosphere! The entrance to the Museums Quarter is right opposite the hotel.

The heart of the Museums Quarter with an impressive collection of masterpieces of the Viennese modernist and expressionist movement, showing artists like Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, Alfred Kubin and many more.
Situated in the Museums Quarter only a few steps from the hotel.

Museum of Fine Arts (Kunsthistorisches Museum) 
Initially, the museum was built to house the impressive collection of the imperial family. Today it is home to one of the most distinguished art collections, picture gallery and the world’s largest Bruegel collection.
Located in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. An estimated 5-minute walk.

Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)
The architectural twin to the Museum of Fine Arts and situated just opposite, it invites you to a journey through nature's diversity, from small insects, precious stones and minerals to gigantic dinosaurs. Located in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. An estimated 5-minute walk.

Imperial Palace (Die Hofburg)
The magnificent former imperial residence offers a multitude of sights, such as the imperial apartments, the treasury and silver collection, the Sisi museum and the Spanish Riding School. The imperial chapel, Vienna’s boys-choir and the amazing ceremonial rooms of the Austrian national library are also in the palace. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel. An estimated 5 - 10-minute walk.

The Ring Straße  
Replacing the former city wall, the first district is now surrounded by a circular road. Many of the city’s best-known and official buildings (such as the Parliament, the City Hall, the Opera, the Burgtheater and the old University) are situated along this nobly designed boulevard. Tip: Take the tram No. 1 or 2 ("Ring-Linien") for a ride around the Ring. You can reach the Ring Straße in a 5-minute walk.

The Imperial Furniture Collection (Hofmobiliendepot) 
This museum displays former imperial interior decoration and furniture collections, showing thousands of exhibits dating back five centuries, amongst them curiosities like an imperial travelling throne or a Rokoko spittoon.
A 5 – 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Aqua Terra Zoo (Haus des Meeres)
A former bunker ("Flakturm") from the Second World War is home to an impressive aquatic domain of more than 3,000 marine animals. An estimated 10-minute walk from the hotel.

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