ivie - Your Personal Vienna Guide
The app (for iOS and Android) casts familiar sights in a new light, provides secret tips, and has a whole bunch of curious stories and quirky anecdotes in store. Themed city walks and handy information for everyday urban life are also part of the digital city guide and travel guide.
ivie presents Vienna's diversity from a new perspective and inspires you to experience the city full on. Because Vienna is packed with surprises. So are you curious?
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Sights, museums and much more
The Vienna Tourist Board's digital city guide "ivie" knows the city like the back of its hand. Because the app includes more than just Vienna's famous sights, from Schönbrunn Palace via the Prater and Giant Ferris Wheel to St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Ringstrasse. ivie knows about curious museums, exciting architecture, magnificent parks, great markets, and many places that many Viennese themselves don't know about but are definitely worth a visit. Hundreds of exciting places are waiting to be discovered. The app opts for a visually lavish presentation, with hundreds of photos and dozens of videos. And ivie has lots to talk about.
Know everything about Vienna
Which technical equipment was necessary to heave Empress Maria Theresa, who was weighty in all respects, into the Capuchin Crypt on her visits? Where and why did the architect Otto Wagner set himself a monument in the form of a giant lion statue? Which of Vienna's museums has make-up pallets that are over 6,000 years old? Fossilized dinosaur excrement you can touch? How many golden leaves decorate the dome of the Secession, and how often do you have to stay overnight in Schönbrunn Palace to have slept once in each room? – ivie has the answers.
From Beethoven to modern architecture
ivie also knows how to guide and beguile. With the feature "Walks & Guides", ivie invites you on exciting city walks. The app has an audio walk that leads right through Beethoven's Vienna and shows the composer from a fresh perspective, as well as Walks & Guides on such diverse topics as Vienna Modernism, extraordinary museums, and modern architecture. Or really classical: ivie invite you to discover the most important sights along the Ringstrasse boulevard.
The perfect companion
But ivie is also extremely practical. Because she knows the location of drinking fountains, toilets, and city bike stations. If you like, you can have ivie tell you when there's a secret tip in your immediate vicinity. Personally important places, such as the location of your hotel, can be stored on the map to make them easy to find again later on. ivie is also perfect for preparing to go on a trip. You can browse and save sightseeing favorites in advance, so that you have a handy to-do list when you get there.
Exclusive Vienna experiences
Last but not least: another element of ivie is the Vienna City Card. The ideal city card, which offers total mobility on Vienna's public transport networks, as well as attractive benefits in museums, when sightseeing, in theaters, and at concerts. With the Vienna City Card Experience Edition, there's a second version of the City Card – it's a real first: the Experience Edition is designed for locals and people who visit the city often. It offers exclusive access to dozens of Vienna experiences, like guided tours, workshops and many other activities. The Vienna City Card Experience Edition also offers discounts at dining partners. Over 160 exciting offers are waiting to be enjoyed.
With these features ivie accompanies you through Vienna
- Places: Know everything about Vienna's sights
- Map: Full orientation from museums to WCs
- Walks & Guides: Discover the city with ivie
- Tips: Receive messages from ivie and discover secret tips
- Favorites: Save sightseeing favorites in advance
- Own Places: Mark and save personally important addresses
- Vienna City Card: Full mobility and many benefits
- Vienna City Card Experience Edition: Exclusive Vienna Experiences (from mid August 2020)