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Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz

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Address: Karlsplatz, Vienna 1040, Austria
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Beautiful, but there is no need to go inside

Very beautiful building, but the "exposition" inside is not worth the 5 euros, which would be better spent to visit the Secession Building or the Kirche am Steinhof.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 July 2016
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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlplatzt located in the middle town Vienna, a permanent exhibition a jewel of art nouveau next to St. Charls Church, easy to get there by public transport U4 "Karlplatzt Station" way out Karlplatzt.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Very beautiful building, but the "exposition" inside is not worth the 5 euros, which would be better spent to visit the Secession Building or the Kirche am Steinhof.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely little interesting site housed in a splendid old station. The museum detail's the history of this fantastic art nouveau building and of similar building's and also give's you an insight into the great man himself. There is another station building opposite that was once a café ( could still be ) and even if your not... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

I've been a fan of Art Nouveau for years, and was quite pleased to come across so much of it in Vienna. The architect Otto Wagner had a lot to do with that, and there are many of his buildings scattered through the city. The Pavilions at Karlsplatz are some of the prettiest I was able to see. The buildings... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Worth stopping by on your way between the museums and other attractions. This short visit will give you a great picture about Otto Wagner and his achievements. Nice construction itself this former station and you will find descriptions about other buildings, as well, inside. There is also a shop selling interesting products. Free entrance every first Sunday of the month... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

For fans of Art nouveau architecture this is a little gem. The museum inside tells you more about Otto Wagner and the Pavillion itself is lovely to look at.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Very interesting architecture. Like most of Vienna there are so many buildings to admire and this station building is a great example designed by Otto Wagner. Inside is a small exhibit showing his vision.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

Worth going to see this. A station with character and cafe. Gives an idea of the style with which the 19 Century under took to build. A little suprise

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Just a couple of minutes walk from St Charles Church is an interesting place to visit Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station. In fact there are two pavilions [design by Otto Wagner] with one now being used as a café. They certainly are beautiful and if nothing else a chance to see subway stations, made of a steel framework with marble slabs mounted... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

Came across this pavilion by happy accident as I wanted to get a closer look at its architecture. Inside is a small exhibit dedicated to the vision of Otto Wagner and the architecture of early Vienna. Also happily being the first Sunday of the month entry was free as was entry to the Wien Museum. Exhibits annotated in both German... More 

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