Vienna is a historic city. First, a pivotal battle between the Ottoman Empire and Western Europe was fought in 1683, and then, during the second world war, significant support to Hitler came from Vienna.
Some tips for the first-timers
- The dominant spoken language is German, but it is not hard to find English speakers.
- Public transport is great and a 24-hour pass costs 8 Euros.
- Most of the good spots are near the city center, so don’t stay too far away.
- Toilets inside shopping malls, big grocery stores, and restaurants are usually free. Outside ones charge 0.5 Euro.