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Reviewed October 7, 2018

At Karlsplatz U-Bahn station is a pair of Otto Wagner Pavilions which are an example of Art Nouveau architecture but what makes them unique is that they were built for the Stadtbahn urban railway. The pavillion buildings were built in 1898 and of Jugenstil style in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Karlsplatz has plenty to see and although this is one of the smaller things, Otto Wagner’s train station stands out as it sits above ground, and above the busy underground lines of modern Karlsplatz.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Just like many other buildings in Vienna, it was designated as an historic landmark (based on the information, the old buildings were renovated and reassembled after the construction of the U-banh. Currently the buildings were used as a cafe and exhibit space for Vienna Mjuseum....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed May 25, 2018

The former train station named after its famous designer is an excellent example of turn of the century architecture and is part of the Wien museum. The building now houses exhibits on the life and works of the designer. Worth a short visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

Otto Wagner's Pavilion at Karlsplatz one of the finest examples of Vienna Secession architecture in Vienna. Here you find two identical buildings that were constructed in 1898 by Wagner. One is made use by Wien Museum during the months of April to October with opening...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station is a former station of the Viennese Stadtbahn. The buildings above ground on Karlsplatz are a well-known example of Jugendstil architecture. These buildings were included in The Vienna Secession, as they followed many of the artistic styles of that movement. They were...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed November 29, 2017

This Art Nouveau/Seccession pavilion was once used as a train station. Now this function is abandoned, but the pavilion is still there, as if coming from some fairy-tale. The form, the decoration - everything is fantastic !

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this charming little place as we wandered back from visiting Belvedere to Mumok. It could probably do with some TLC to maintain its beauty.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

A great pair of buildings that are former rail stations. This one is devoted to an exhibit of Wagner's architectural talent and work. The building itself is a true gem, look at all the aspects and angles. The other building is a cafe. I spent...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

i have to admit that I didn't know this was here. A beautiful piece of Art Nouveau. Lovely details and all of a piece.

Date of experience: October 2017
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The fourth district combines elegant tradition with
contemporary style and relaxed living. More than a
dozen town palaces and churches such as St. Charles
Borromeo have added glamour to a neighborhood known
for its traditional retail and crafts shops, taverns,
cafés. Wieden is also home to Naschmarkt, Vienna’s
largest street market. Many bohemian types have found
their way to Wieden: meet them in trendy cafés and
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