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Parliament Building

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Reviewed 1 week ago

it was under construction but they have a window that allows you to see the statue of Athena. they built it in Greek style to remind them of democracy!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite different from the Gothic style of most of the architecture in Vienna, this is where the two houses of the Austrian Parliament conduct their sessions.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

This building is most imporressive at night when it is illuminated and I think that brings out the best of the architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

I have read about the building's history but when I wisited Vienna it was during massive renovations. Can't wait to go again to Vienna just to visit this place!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

It's a pity that the building site cranes and scaffolding spoil the image of Parliament at the moment - this masterpiece of classicist architecture, designed by Theophile Hansen from 1874. He imagined to have the coloured facade in the beginning, but that was ommited due...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IanWAllen
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

A beautiful building, one of the many in Vienna, even allowing for the fact that there is work ongoing at the moment which somewhat obscures a full view. Very close to the Volkspark at the back of the Hofburg and close also to the Rathaus....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped by the Parliament building before the Volksgarten after visiting Rathaus. Unfortunately the building is under construction so there is lots of dust / scaffolding and cranes. Don't despair as there are plenty of other things in the area to get photos of!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom J
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Located near the Rathaus and my hotel, I passed this attraction during the 3 days of visiting Vienna. I focused my attention on the objects located near its roof and front areas. Took pictures of these gold-colored objects. Hopefully, the repairs would have been completed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

I've seen it before and it's very interesting and beautiful building but currently there appears to be renovations so you can't see much.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MateEeMa
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This building looked very impressive and we would have liked to see inside. However, it is surrounded by scaffolding and I understand it is being refurbished. You get a good glimpse of the front from the Volksgarten.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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
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