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Melk Abbey (Melk)
Ranked #1 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Melk Abbey is one of the biggest and most beautiful European Baroque Ensembles. Its splendid architectur ist famous worldwide... more » Owner description: Melk Abbey is one of the biggest and most beautiful European Baroque Ensembles. Its splendid architectur ist famous worldwide an part of UNESCO´s World Cultural Heritage. Since 1089, Benedictine Monks have continually been living and working in Melk Abbey. Following the rules laid down by St. Benedict, they try to translate into action the words ORA et LABORA et LEGE (pray, work and read) by working in pastoral care, education as well as organizing numerous cultural Events. A visit to the abbey includes the abbey museum, the marble hall, the balcony, the library, the church, the abbey park with the baroque garden pavillion (open May-October)and the Bastion.April to September: Visits are possible daily with (10.55 a.m. and 2.55 p.m.)or without guided tourOctober to March: Visits are possible only with a guided tour. For individuals: 10.55 a.m. and 2.55 p.m. / tour for Groups may be reserved.Recommended time to spend at the abbey: 2,5 hoursADVISE for your visit: If possible, visit Melk Abbey around midday or in the afternoon, it´s not so crowed. Large monastery parking lot free of Charge. « less
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Ranked #2 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Valleys
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Kuenringer Castle (Durnstein)
Ranked #3 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Castles
Owner description: Castle Kuernriger (Schloß Kürnriger) is the main attraction of Durnstein (Dürnstein). It is the ruins of the castle in which... more » Owner description: Castle Kuernriger (Schloß Kürnriger) is the main attraction of Durnstein (Dürnstein). It is the ruins of the castle in which Richard Leoncoeur, King of England was held prisoner for a year while returning from a Crusade. The ransom was used by the Duke of Babenberg to build the city walls of Vienna. This is a popular historical attraction especially for British people. « less
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Kurpark (Baden)
Ranked #4 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Stift Klosterneuburg (Klosterneuburg)
Ranked #5 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Just a few years after relocating their residence to Klosterneuburg, Margrave Leopold III and his wife, Agnes, founded the... more » Owner description: Just a few years after relocating their residence to Klosterneuburg, Margrave Leopold III and his wife, Agnes, founded the monastery near their castle as a religious, social and cultural center in 1114. They handed the monastery over to the Canons Regular of St. Augustine in 1133. « less
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Rosarium (Baden)
Ranked #6 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Ranked #7 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #8 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Owner description: In Schiltern bei Langenlois liegen die osterreichweit bekannten Kittenberger Erlebnisgarten. Die uber 40 verschiedenen... more » Owner description: In Schiltern bei Langenlois liegen die osterreichweit bekannten Kittenberger Erlebnisgarten. Die uber 40 verschiedenen Themengarten gehen fliessend ineinander uber. Das macht die Anlage reizvoll, gibt Weitlaufigkeit und viel Platz zum Erkunden und Entdecken. Die grosse Kinderspielewelt, der Rittergarten und die unzahligen Naturerlebnisse machen diesen Ausflug fur die ganze Familie unvergesslich. « less
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Ranked #9 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Parks
Owner description: The castle garden of Laxenburg with its huge area, the old castle, the Blauer Hof or Franzensburg castle is one of the most... more » Owner description: The castle garden of Laxenburg with its huge area, the old castle, the Blauer Hof or Franzensburg castle is one of the most famous monuments of garden design in Austria. The arrangement today from the 18th and 19th century follows a long tradition since the 13th century. « less
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Archaeological Park Carnuntum (Petronell-Carnuntum)
Ranked #10 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Schloss Hof (Schlosshof)
Ranked #11 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Castles
Owner description: Prinze Eugene’s summer palace, Schloss Hof, one of the most beautiful baroque buildings in the world has been brought back to... more » Owner description: Prinze Eugene’s summer palace, Schloss Hof, one of the most beautiful baroque buildings in the world has been brought back to life in a renovation project that began in 2002 and has cost more than 30 million Euro. « less
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Maria Taferl (Maria Taferl)
Ranked #12 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Ranked #13 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Theaters
Enjoy our theatre during a walk through the city of Baden or visit one of our shows during your stay in Baden or Vienna.
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Schloss Rosenburg (Rosenburg)
Ranked #14 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Castles
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Rax-Seilbahn (Reichenau an der Rax)
Ranked #15 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Ranked #16 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Ranked #17 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
The site of a brutal Nazi concentration camp that saw the deaths of over 100,000 prisoners.
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Ranked #18 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Castles
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Loisiarte (Langenlois)
Ranked #19 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: From the center of the vineyards rises the aluminium-clad cube of the Visitors’ Centre Loisium, a symbol of how adept the... more » Owner description: From the center of the vineyards rises the aluminium-clad cube of the Visitors’ Centre Loisium, a symbol of how adept the winegrowing town of Langenlois is at linking the modern and the traditional. This theme is also taken up each year in March by the Loisiarte music and literature festival. « less
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Erlebniswelt Mendlingtal (Gostling an der Ybbs)
Ranked #20 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Ranked #21 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Schallaburg (Schallaburg)
Ranked #22 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Castles
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Casino Baden (Baden)
Ranked #23 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Casinos
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Naturpark Hohe Wand (Maiersdorf)
Ranked #24 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Burg Liechtenstein (Maria Enzersdorf)
Ranked #25 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Castles
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Stift Heiligenkreuz (Heiligenkreuz)
Ranked #26 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Ranked #27 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Ranked #28 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Castles
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Ranked #29 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
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Mohndorf (Sallingberg)
Ranked #30 of 160 attractions in Lower Austria
Category: Gardens
Owner description: A small village in the Waldviertel has devoted itself totally to the poppy: the inhabitants of Armschlag have even patented... more » Owner description: A small village in the Waldviertel has devoted itself totally to the poppy: the inhabitants of Armschlag have even patented the unique Waldviertel grey poppy seed. « less
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