The National Library
Exploring a treasure on a rainy day
We all know, not all vacation days are blessed by blue skies and sunshine. The very best conditions for exploring a city with us. But sometimes we are out of luck and it rains cats and dogs. What to do? You are on vacation, in lovely Vienna – so sitting in a boring hotel room isn’t really an option. That’s what this series of tips is all about.
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What are some good things to do in Vienna on a rainy day? Good question. This is our first tip:
State hall of the Austrian national library
Visit the magnificent state hall of the national library at Josefsplatz 1, 1010 Vienna. It’s a baroque historic library that was founded by emperor Charles VI in the 18th century and designed by famous court architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach.
In addition you can visit the Globe, the Papyrus and the Esperanto museum. The admission to the state hall is 8 EUR and there’s a reduced price for the combination-ticket.