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.
Treasure hunting in the heart of ViennaThe city center does not only fascinate its guests, it is also a popular meeting place for the Viennese. The first district offers wonderful shopping boulevards, narrow streets to stroll and the flair of a historic center 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.
Popular design in KohlmarktThe best designer shopping in Vienna can be found in upmarket Kohlmarkt and Kärnter Strasse. The Kohlmarkt district is particularly popular and is located near the Imperial Palace. Here, you will find a range of high-end clothing brands, including Italian fashion houses Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci and Armani, as well as the iconic French labels Chanel and Hermes. For accessories, Cartier, Tiffany and Chopard are also located around Kohlmarkt.
Enjoy offbeat designShopping 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-meter-tall skull installation made with 50,000 Swarovski crystals.
International vibes at Mariahilfer streetMariahilfer Street is one of Vienna’s showpieces for shopping with an international flair. Stopping by this buzzing street is not just a necessity for locals, but also for many of the city’s visitors. The colorful mix of small shops and department stores with a huge range of products, makes this an inviting shopping area, with its excellent links to transport networks like the U3, tram and bus as well as the proximity to the Westbahnhof train station.
Naschmarket urban marketThe highlight of Vienna’s markets, the Naschmarket is the largest urban market in Vienna, and has long been known for its international flair. 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 a vinegar brewery. Also, cheese lovers, fans of pancakes and those with a sweet tooth will find suitable products here.
The Radisson Blu Style Hotel in Vienna offers visitors upscale accommodation in the heart of the city. The elegant hotel offers the ideal blend of comfort and style, and is the perfect place to relax after a long day of shopping.