Synopses & Reviews
compelling city. The full-colour section introduces
Viennaandrsquo;s highlights, from high baroque churches to the Staatsoper, the Praterandrsquo;s iconic Ferris wheel, and mountains of mouth-watering freshly made cakes. Using informed accounts written by expert authors, clue-up on every top sight from the spectacular crown jewels of the imperial
Museum to the cityandrsquo;s multicultural Naschmarkt and the tuxedoed waiters of the Kaffeehandauml;user. The guide takes a detailed look at
Viennaandrsquo;s fascinating history, literature, and cultural life with expert background on everything from the magnificent Habsburg palaces to the cutting-edge galleries of the MuseumsQuartier. There are plenty of practical tips on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants plus lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Explore the best of
Vienna with the clearest maps of any guide.
About the Author
Rob Humphreys has written for Rough Guides since 1989. He has travelled extensively, writing Rough Guides to Prague, Vienna, the Czech and Slovak Republics and St Petersburg. Rob is also the co-author of the Rough Guides to Scotland and Scottish Highlands