Mariahilf is a small district in central Vienna, sandwiched between the museum district around Maria-Theresien Platz and the university campuses around the Botanical Gardens. With the presence of the Academy of Fine Arts, Mariahilf boasts a certain artsy air, and has an impressive collection of cafes, galleries, art shops, and design boutiques. Visitors will marvel at the fine architecture of the district’s churches and theatres, which are just minutes from shopping and fine dining. The art deco exterior of the Apollo Movie Theatre is a popular site, as is the memorial for Joseph Haydn.
- Naschmarkt: Explore Vienna’s largest market – Maraihilf’s famous Naschmarkt, which is renowned for its selection of produce, spices and goods from the Far East, the Middle East, and South-Eastern Europe.
- Haus des Meeres: Discover incredible marine creatures in the heart of Vienna at this non-profit aquarium, which was constructed in a flak tower from the Second World War.
- Theater an der Wien: Admire the architecture of this 19th-century Viennese theatre, adorned by statues and stained glass, and celebrated for performances of works by Debussy, Haydn, and Stravinsky.
The district of Mariahilf is located to the southwest of Vienna’s core, stretching between Getreidemarkt and Linke Weinzeile. There are U-Bahn stations located in a ring around the entire district, making it easy to get to from most other regions in the city. Subway line U4 makes stops along the southern edge of Mariahilf at Kettenbruckengasse, Pilgramgasse, and Margaretengurtel. Subway line U3 passes along the northern edge of Mariahilf, stopping at Neubaugasse, Zieglergasse, and Westbahnhof. Bus route 57A goes through the heart of the district, including a stop outside of the aquarium.
10 hotels in Mariahilf
Discerning business and leisure travellers looking to explore the capital city of Austria, find ideal starting point in the centrally located accommodations of Leonardo Hotel Vienna. This Vienna... More
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Das President Hotel Vienna is an ideal base in the Austrian capital when conducting business or visiting on holiday. The musical delights of the famous Raimund Theatre are just across the street.... More
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