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I'm really surprised by how great this place was. It's very small and sort of hidden, but it is excellent information on people who were in the resistance in Vienna, as well as those murdered (Jews, gypsies, gays, disabled people, political prisoners, etc).
A small little museum that sits in a backstreet, and can be a little difficult to find, but it's well worth searching out. Lots of information, photos, documents and artifacts associated with the brave men and women who organised resistance against the occupying Nazis, many...More
The DÖW (German acronym) tells a powerful story about fascist rule in Vienna in the 1930s and 1940s, atrocities committed during those years, resistance to the repression, prosecution of Nazis after the war, and efforts to combat right-wing extremism since then. It conveys all of...More
This is a relatively small "museum" with free entry in a central part of Vienna.
It is nowhere as extensive as the House of Terror in Budapest, but it is very well laid out showing the horrors and crimes committed by the Nazis before and...More
We eventually found the Archives after several attempts but were left a little disappointed with what we found. Having previously visited the Topography of Terror exhibition in Berlin, we were hoping for a similarly informative and sobering account of those horrific events. However, the information...More
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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.