Vienna is one of the most beautiful European capitals, best known for its amazing architecture, rich history and great monuments and museums. If you’re traveling to Austria’s capital on a budget there are some pretty great and free activities that you can enjoy and still explore the beauty of city like a local.

Here is our list with the top 5 free things to do in Vienna.

1. Visit Museums for Free

Avoid the high costs at the museums by simply checking on which dates they are entrance-free. There are certain museums and galleries like Kunsthalle am Karlsplatz, Bezirksmuseen and MUSA, which are always free, so you’d better put them on your list.



2. See the Beauty of Vienna from Above

Visit the Kahlenberg hill, located the Vienna Woods, that offers magnificent view over the city. You can get there by bus and you can pack some food and drinks and have a delightful picknick in the nature.


3. Free Attractions at City Hall Square

If you happen to be in the Austrian capital during the summer, you can enjoy the summer cinema in front of the Vienna City Hall. Other type of cultural and musical events are available all year round and most of them are free.



4. Marvel at the Schönbrunn Palace

One of Vienna’s must seen attractions, especially if you’re visiting the city for the first time. It’s included in UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage list.



5. See Vienna’s Churches

Explore more about Vienna’s rich history and culture by visiting any of the seven churches with free entrance. Each one of them is amazing and has stunning architecture, so you will be anything but bored.