Throwback time! I can’t believe it’s already over a month that I was strolling around Vienna, Austria… Like I said in my travel diary, I think this city has so much to offer and that’s why I was shocked I never heard anyone talk about this city. During our time in Vienna, we discovered so many beautiful places. From churches to squares, sights and also lots of Instagram worthy places. So, in this post I share a couple of my favorite Instagram spots in Vienna!
⌇ Albertinaplatz ⌇
One of the biggest sights in Vienna, has to be the Wien Staatsoper. Where do you get the best view of the Wien Staatsoper? From Albertinaplatz! Albertinaplatz is the terrace of the Albertina museum and this museum is located just besides/at the back of the Wien Staatsoper. When standing on the terrace, you get such a beautiful view of the building where many opera performances take place. As you can tell from my photo, it wasn’t really busy so you are definitely able to get a shot without any other tourists in frame.
⌇ Hundertwasserhaus ⌇
If there is one unique place in Vienna, it has to be the Hundertwasserhaus. You kind of have to search for this place, since it’s located in between ‘normal’ houses. But when you see it, you’ll be amazed. It’s so colorful and has many weird shapes and curves all over. In the photo below you can see a lot of greenery coming from the top. That’s because there are different gardens located on the top of the Hundertwasserhaus. Opposite Hundertwasserhaus they have created the Hundertwasser Village, where you are able to experience the unique looking inside, walk on the curved floors and also buy souvenirs. On a sunny day the vibrant colors of the Hundertwasserhaus will look even prettier and it will make the perfect spot to take some photos.
⌇ Hofburg ⌇
An iconic place in Vienna has to be Hofburg. Hofburg is a huge palace in the centre of the city. It’s always surrounded by tons of horses and horse carriages (and it smells like it as well), which gives this very royal vibes. At Michaelerplatz you are able to take the best photos, especially from the side. I am still so happy with the shot I got above, because you can see the horses, the palace and the amazing dome on top of the palace.
⌇ Schloß Schönbrunn ⌇
So, Schloß Schönbrunn is one big Instagrammable place. First of all, the palace itself is so beautiful, inside and outside. Unfortunately you aren’t able to take photos on the inside but there are so many more opportunities to take photos at Schloß Schönbrunn. For example in the many gardens around the palace. When standing in front of the palace, walk around it on the right and you’ll enter a garden with a rose hedge (where I took the photos for this outfit post). Also, hike up the hill on the other side of the palace to Gloriette. From here you have the most stunning, panoramic view of Vienna. Besides that, there is also a Palmenhaus on the grounds of Schloß Schönbrunn! And a Palmenhaus (or botanical garden) is always a good idea and photo location.
⌇ Sünnhof Passage ⌇
Besides all the beautiful architecture in Vienna, Vienna also has a funky side to it. The Hundertwasserhaus is not the only colorful ‘hidden’ gem in Vienna. There is also the Sünnhof Passage! I actually found this spot by accident on Instagram, forgot about it and then read something about it in one of the travel books I got about Vienna. The Sünhoff Passage is a passage (duh!) with these different colored umbrellas hanging from the top. It looks so cute and colorful! Such a great photo spot, all year round.
⌇ Karlskirche ⌇
Churches are always impressive buildings and Karlskirche is definitely one of those. This huge, beautiful church is apparently sometimes even called The Austrian Taj Mahal and I get why. If you look at the photos, it has some Taj Mahal features. Just in front of Karlskirche is a square with a small pond. While Lotte and I were there, the sun was shining very brightly, which made Karlskirche reflect in the water. This was the perfect photo opportunity, especially while I was sitting on side of the pond. During our time in Vienna, there were also palms placed around the pond in front of Karlskirche (how tropical) and a pretty flower patch!
And? Have you got your list ready for your trip to Vienna, Austria? Together with my travel diary, you’ll definitely have enough places to visit! But if you have any questions about Vienna, please me know! I would love to answer them for you. Anyways, it’s always nice to know what Instagram worthy places you are able to find while traveling to a certain city. But don’t only think about getting that ‘Instagram shot’. Always wander around, explore and enjoy the city you’re in. Traveling is so much fun and it’s all about living the moment and fully taking it in. Have you ever been to Vienna, Austria? Which of these Instagram worthy places would you love to visit?