Vienna/Hietzing

Gloriette at Schloss Schönbrunn

Hietzing is the 13th district of Vienna.

Understand

Hietzing a residential area which used to be a village once, but gained importance as the Schönbrunn Palace, was erected nearby. A very beautiful area for a stroll among old villas. From the center of Vienna it is located to the West along the Wien River. Hietzing has around 3/4 of its surface classified as greenspace including the Lainzer Tiergarten. During the Second World War, the district sufered smaller bomb damage since it has no major industries or railway stops. The public Austrian TV and radio station ORF has it's headquarters on the Küniglberg.

Get in

From the center the underground line U4 runs to Hietzing. The district is also deserved by the trams 10, 58 and 60, plus the suburban trains S3 and S15. Most of Hietzing is walkable, but might be hilly too.

See

Otto Wagner Hofpavillon Hietzing
Schönbrunn palace
Schönbrunn Palace Backside
Roman Ruin by Hetzendorf von Hohenberg, at Schönbrunn Park

Museums

Neptune Fountain

Architecture

Historic sites

Gustav Klimt's gravesite at Hietzing Cemetery
Klimt Villa

Religious building

Hietzinger Pfarrkirche

Do

Sports and outdoor activities

Buy

Eat

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Great Gallery, Schönbrunn Palace

Cafe

Heurigen

Around the western part near Ober St. Veit one can find several Heurigen amongst them:

Sleep

Parkhotel Schönbrunn

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

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