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Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
Kosher Bakery - breakfast and lunch
-Alef Alef - Fleishig. Closed in the Afternoon. district 1 on juden gasse (jew street). Good place to eat on shabbos. Under the hashgacha of rabbi schwartz
-Ainhorn Butcher -Shawarma and Shnitzel. Under the hashgacha of rabbi schwartz
-Simchas Butcher
-Kosher Hotel in Saltzburg Austria.  Hotel Alpen Karawanserai
-Novellino       Dairy
-Shalom caterers in Vienna.
-Bahur Tov Meat Resturant
-Shefa Market. Fully Stocked Grocery Store, and Dairy Cafe

Synagogue:
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Ohel Moshe
-Mizrachi am Judenplatz. They have daily minyanim
-Templegasse (Earliest Minyan)


Things to Do:
-Kaver of the Chasam Sofer in Bratislava is only a hour out of Vienna. Please note that the memorial is closed most of the year but can be opened by appointment. Call +421-948-554442 or email memorial@znoba.sk to make an appointment.
-Jewish tour in midtown
-Beautiful Streets -Kaertner Strasse, Mariahilfer Strasse, Der Ring. In the inner city with great stores (clothing, etc), cafes and old buildings that make it lots of fun to stroll around in.
-Museum of Sound
-Shonbrunn palace (district 13) this is the main residence of kaiser franz joseph (who happened to be agreat friend of the jews). the property is larger than the whole of Monaco.  It is a 5 minute subway ride From district 3 which is where the CAT train (takes 16 minutes from the airport) drops you off if you are coming from the airport.
-KUNSTHISTORISCHES Museum - is an art museum but it also has many objects that were made for the Habsburg emporers
-IMPERIAL PALACE- it's in hofburg which was the center of the Habsburg empire. Today in the palace there are 3 museums about the life of the imperial court. 1. The Imperial Apartments with their original furnishings and decoration 2. the Sisi Museum about  the empress' life, and 3. the Imperial Silver Collection which contains a collection of tableware and other stuff from the habsburg dynasty.
1) (district 1, the center of town).

Hotels:
-Spg: Bristol
-Spg: Imperial
-Spg: Do&co
-Hyatt: Park Hyatt Vienna
-IHG: Intercontinental
-Hilton Plaza Vienna
-Spg: Le Meridien
-Kosher Hotel in Saltzburg Austria.  Hotel Alpen Karawanserai

Getting Around:
-Uber and Mytaxi (App)
-Vienna is a small city (although on the map it looks quite large) and has a great public transportation network which is easy to navigate.
-Driver - Motty Hammer 43 676 848044718

Notes:
-Eruv?  http://www.eruv.at.

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Vienna Master Thread
« on: August 06, 2010, 02:51:17 AM »
I will be going to Vienna for two days and one night in september and ideas of a good tour guide and some major must see sights? Also what are my options for kosher food?

There is the Hotel Bristol and the Imperial is it worth the extra SPG points for the Imperial?
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Vienna stopover
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2011, 03:35:15 PM »
My family will be flying from the US to Israel after Pesach.
We will have a full day to spend in Vienna.
Does anyone have suggestions as to what sights to see (kids age 13,11,8,5,and 1 yr)?
Kosher food?
Jewish sites?

Thank you

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2011, 04:25:47 PM »
If you call kivrei tzadikim Jewish sites! The kaver of the chasam sofer in bratislava is only a hour out of Vienna, & there is a kosher hotel in the jewish neighborhood in vienna they serve breakfast, not sure about dinner,don't remember the name of the hotel

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2011, 02:38:25 PM »
will be spending a night at the NH Vienne Airport hotel, whats the best way to travel to the Jewish area? (with 2 kids)

Also what are the eating options? it'll be a day after pesach.. so not sure if everything will be available...

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2011, 07:55:51 PM »
you can go see the castle of kaiser Franz Joseph i think it's called the Schönbrunn Palace
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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2011, 05:01:30 AM »
also "KUNSTHISTORISCHES Museum" is an art museum but it also has many objects that were made for the Habsburg emporers.

also the "IMPERIAL PALACE" it's in hofburg which was the center of the Habsburg empire. Today in the palace there are 3 museums about the life of the imperial court. 1. The Imperial Apartments with their original furnishings and decoration 2. the Sisi Museum about  the empress' life, and 3. the Imperial Silver Collection which contains a collection of tableware and other stuff from the habsburg dynasty.
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« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2011, 09:18:38 AM »
I will be going to vienna for 3 days in august. Can s o give me a list of the kosher restuarants and shul there? Also is there enough sightseeing there for 3 days or should i go out of vienna to somewhere else. (Besides the chasam sofer's kever i no about that)

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Re: vienna
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2011, 12:48:01 PM »
I will be going to vienna for 3 days in august. Can s o give me a list of the kosher restuarants and shul there? Also is there enough sightseeing there for 3 days or should i go out of vienna to somewhere else. (Besides the chasam sofer's kever i no about that)

Kosher hotel in saltzburg Austria.  Hotel Alpen Karawanserai

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Re: vienna
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2011, 03:37:41 PM »
I will be going to vienna for 3 days in august. Can s o give me a list of the kosher restuarants and shul there? Also is there enough sightseeing there for 3 days or should i go out of vienna to somewhere else. (Besides the chasam sofer's kever i no about that)

First what Hotel will you be staying? I don't know about sightseeing, but Ill try to help as much as i know,

Im not familiar with all the shuls, I davend in Ohel Moshe

Hotel Stefanie serves kosher breakfast they are located in the Jewish neighborhood,
Theres a very good bakery right by Ohel Moshe,they serve breakfast and lunch,
There is also a pizza shop named Milk & Honey I didnt eat there so I cant give a review.

For Fleishig Alef-Alef is known to be very good but they were closed when I was there,
I got Great shawarma and shnitzel  from Ainhorn Butcher, just note they close very early.
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Re: vienna
« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2011, 02:31:16 AM »
I will be going to vienna for 3 days in august. Can s o give me a list of the kosher restuarants and shul there? Also is there enough sightseeing there for 3 days or should i go out of vienna to somewhere else. (Besides the chasam sofer's kever i no about that)

There are plenty (  8 ) of kosher restauraunts in vienna. alef alef is under the hashgacha of rabbi schwartz (the highest hechscher in vienna) as is the butcher (berel) which has a semi takeout. alef alef is closed in the afternoon. it is located in the district 1 on juden gasse (jew street). from there if you cross over the bridge over the Danube river, on the main thouroughfare (district 2) there are a number of restauraunt there as is the kosher supermarket.

Vienna is a small city (although on the map it looks quite large) and has a great public transportation network which is easy to navigate.

There are minyanim in Vienna.

IMO 1 day is adequate for touring vienna.

The main sites which you want to see are
1) Shonbrunn palace (district 13) this is the main residence of kaiser franz joseph (who happened to be agreat friend of the jews). the property is larger than the whole of Monaco.
It is a 5 minute subway ride From district 3 which is where the CAT train (takes 16 minutes from the airport) drops you off if you are coming from the airport.
 2)Sisi museum and the imperial apartments from the hapsburg dynasty (district 1, the center of town). Sisi museum has tons and tons and tons of gold bronze silver and all different types of utensils and plates that the hapsburg emperors used and the imperial apartments (which IMO is the main attraction there) is the palace in which the emperors used.

Also there is a historical shul next alef alef.
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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2012, 09:30:41 PM »
Looks like one night in Vienna so looking for hotel recommendation.

Hotel Bristol and Le Meridien are both available with C&P's, 4,800+$90 and Hotel Imperial is available with C&P's, 8,000+$150.

Looking at paid rates, theyre EUR225, EUR169 and EUR359.

Thoughts?

Other hotels worth looking at?

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2012, 05:21:02 PM »
Looks like one night in Vienna so looking for hotel recommendation.

Hotel Bristol and Le Meridien are both available with C&P's, 4,800+$90 and Hotel Imperial is available with C&P's, 8,000+$150.

Looking at paid rates, theyre EUR225, EUR169 and EUR359.

Thoughts?

Other hotels worth looking at?
What did you do?

Anyone have advice if I want to travel out to the Alps for a day? Any decent hotel chains?

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2012, 06:35:22 PM »
FYI, when searching for tix, ITA didn't show me the tix I paid for ($260 from TLV on Austrian)
Kayak showed them as being available for 249 from austrian and 259 from travelocity.
When i went to Austrian's website, they only had tix for almost double the price, but travelocity let me book them for the 260 (which includes their $10 fee)

With 8% cb + 3 MR, it'll come out to around $215 net. Not a bad deal... 

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2012, 06:51:14 PM »
Wow, this thread made me actually dig up my old blog posts about my trip through Eastern Europe years ago... can't believe I actually had a sense of humor back then. :o

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2012, 03:51:49 AM »
Wow, this thread made me actually dig up my old blog posts about my trip through Eastern Europe years ago... can't believe I actually had a sense of humor back then. :o
Where can I find these relics?