Shopping in Vienna
With its historic retail precincts and reputation for imperial grandeur, shopping in Vienna is an experience like no other. High-end designers and glamorous boutiques can be found across the city. Shopping streets and pedestrian zones offer luxury goods and values at jeweler’s shops, as well as antique stores, art stores and fashion designer boutiques. Between flagship stores and shopping palaces, you can discover many unique items.
Shopping in the heart of Vienna
The city centre is not only fascinating the guests it is also a popular meeting place for the Viennese. For its many visitors and the residents of this city, the first district offers wonderful shopping boulevards, narrow streets to stroll and the flair of a historic centre that is dedicated to the needs of its residents and guests. The atmosphere of the different downtown shopping areas will vary with their offer, the architectural framework and with the people you meet here.
Shopping in Vienna's Kohlmarkt
The best designer shopping in Vienna can be found in upmarket Kohlmarkt and Kärnter Strasse. Kohlmarkt is particularly popular and is located near the Imperial Palace. Here, shoppers will find a range of high-end clothing brands, including Italian fashion houses Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci and Armani, as well as iconic French labels Chanel and Hermes. For accessories, Cartier, Tiffany and Chopard are also located around Kohlmarkt.
But, shopping in Vienna isn't just about major global labels. Offbeat designers also have a presence in the city. German designer Philipp Plein, for example, is famous for his skull-motif and crystal decorated shirts and jackets. Visit Plein's boutique on Bauernmarkt in central Vienna and gaze at his one-metre-tall skull installation made with 50,000 Swarovski crystals.
Mariahilfer Street is one of Vienna’s showpieces for shopping with an international flair. Not just for locals, but also for many visitors who come to Vienna, a visit to this shopping street is necessary. The colourful mix of small shops and department stores with a huge range of products offered makes this shopping area inviting, with its excellent links to transport networks like the U3, tram and bus as well as the proximity to the Westbahnhof/train).
The highlight of Vienna’s markets, the Naschmarket has long been known for its international flair and is the largest urban market in Vienna. In addition to numerous restaurants that offer international and Austrian cuisine, the market also offers a variety of fruit and vegetables, baked goods, meat, poultry, game and fish, as well as flowers, soap, honey and unusual items such as a roasting and vinegar brewery. Also, cheese lovers, fans of pancakes and those with a sweet tooth can find suitable products.
At the Radisson Blu Style Hotel, visitors on shopping breaks in Vienna can enjoy upscale accommodation in the heart of the city. This elegant hotel in Vienna offers the ideal blend of comfort and style, and is the perfect place to relax after a long day of shopping.