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MuseumsQuartier, Vienna

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One of the largest cultural neighborhoods in the world, MuseumsQuartier mixes art galleries and historic buildings with cafes and courtyards. The area, characterized by Baroque buildings and modern architecture, includes 70 cultural institutions, ranging from large art museums to smaller galleries and even outdoor installations. Explore the Leopold Museum, known for its collection of masterpieces by Egon Schiele, or discover modern and contemporary art at the Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna. As you walk through the courtyards, you might just stumble upon a dance performance or film festival. Plan your visit to MuseumsQuartier and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Vienna itinerary planner.
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  • One of the nicest places in the city. Meeting point of various groups of people, especially young people. Worth knowing the museums or simply a walk enjoying the atmosphere of the place.
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  • Great place for a stroll, the starting point for something to eat. If you have time, you might want to spend a whole day exploring the museums, and beautiful spaces between yet more beautiful buildings.
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  • Oh, it's a wonderful place. If you are from the category of people who arrive every morning on his long Board in coffee shop, take gluten-FRY Lattes and rush to meet its podvorotami sud'bde-wrap the path in Muzeumskvartir. Very atmospheric. Recommend a peek at the MUMOK nearby.
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  • A great unique place in Vienna that is home to a blend of small vendors to restaurants, coffee houses and wineries. Great for wining and dining, chatting with friends, chilling in the sometimes brutish sun or performing whatever in front of an international crowd. Plus it houses a huge contemporary art museum if that is your vice. The location is at the boundary of the inner city and as such shouldn't be missed by tourists. It might even be one of Vienna's go-to places for tourists. Self declared atypical tourists can gladly skip the place, as there are much more urban, gritty places around the corner waiting to be discovered.
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  • Lots of nice and pretty girls are hanging out here. A good number of cafés to hang out. The artwork is not everyone's art. Fits an alternative audience.
  • There's a few museums to visit here, recommended to go with time to spend at least 1 day visiting them.
  • Perfect spot to lounge in good weather. Location at the end of Mariahilferstrasse and across from the Museums of Natural History and Fine Arts is excellent. Wander south to Naschmarkt; wander north into St Ulrich for food. Great access to art museums, obviously. Bonus: it's Vienna, so BYOB is no problem.