Environment & Leisure

Viennes Giant Wheel

250th anniversary of the Vienna Prater

Ever since Emperor Joseph II opened the Vienna Prater to the public two and a half centuries ago, it has been a highly popular recreation area for everyone in Vienna. more

Cafe sourrounded by meadows and trees, on the edge of the Old Danube

Lidos and outdoor swimming

As temperatures soar in the summer months, city dwellers flock to the water for refreshment. The Viennese are spoilt for choice, with about 50 public swimming pools and plenty of other bathing areas. more

Fiaker in front of St. Stephen's Cathedral

New measures to protect Fiaker Horses

A seven-point plan and strict checks are to bring further improvements for the horses drawing the traditional Fiaker carriages, e.g. by banning rides in excessively hot weather. more

auditorium and screen of an open-air cinema

Films and Cinemas

There are a number of cinemas in Vienna showing films in English or in their original language. In the summer there are open-air screens for cinema aficionados to enjoy their favourite films. more

E-government services

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    Animal clinic or shelter, outdoor advertising structures, certificate for keeping harmful organisms, ...
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