The Votive Church is a result of an architectural competition held by the Emperor Franz Joseph’s brother to build a church to commemorate his brother’s escape from a near assassination.
The competition resulted in over 70 projects being submitted from artists of many diverse backgrounds offering varied types of architecture styles.
One of the top 10 tourist attractions in Vienna is its famous Austrian Parliament Building designed in a neoclassical Greek style architecture and design featuring bronze statues, marble sculptures, memorials and more art in and out of the building.
The shopping scene in Vienna is definitely one to experience when in Austria!
Take a short break from touring the city’s famous landmarks, tourist attractions and historic monuments and shop in the main streets of the beautiful vibrant city.