This years Christmas Market will take place from 14th of November till 23rd of December 2019.

We are opening for the season on 14th November at 14 pm!

Opening Hours:

MON - THU 14:00 - 21:00 Uhr
FRI 14:00 - 21:30 Uhr
SAT 10:00 - 21:30 Uhr
SUN & HOL 10:00 - 21:00 Uhr

We will be delighted to see you there!


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With kind support of
Stadt Wien

Pictures of Vienna

Das Goldene Wienerherz.

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It is famous: Vienna‘s “Heart of Gold”. Also famous is the “Viennese Blood” that flows through this “Heart of Gold”. This inspires a multitude of associations that flow through the mind. Vienna‘s “Golden Heart” and “Viennese Blood” are the product of the many divergent cultural influences from the different regions over hundreds of years.

People in Viennese come from all over the world. Some even come from Vienna. Very many of them from the Austrian provinces, the countries of the former Empire, from across the border or from elsewhere. And as soon as they become feel at home in Vienna, their hearts become part of Vienna´s “Golden Heart” and Viennese blood runs through their veins.

Sixteen persons from Vienna are shown posing in front of famous Viennese landmarks. Each of these venues is a pars pro toto. Each one stands for all of Vienna. And always part of the picture: Vienna‘s “Heart of Gold”, which is not necessarily made of gold. These pictures reveal that Vienna is the product of all of the people that live there. And all of them leave their marks.

Vienna‘s “Golden Heart” is a cliché, one to be questioned critically and ironically. Viewers should compare these pictures to what they have seen or heard – and then draw their own conclusions.

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© Michael Schmid

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