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Just outside the gate to Burggarten behind Albertina is a small monument to Abraham a Sancta Clara, the important 17th-century Catholic clergyman and preacher.
The stone statue was created in 1928 by Austrian sculptor and medalist Hans Schwathe. It depicts Abraham a Sancta Clara as...More
Date of experience: March 2018
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.