Kärntner Straße


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Kärntner Straße

The route along Kärntner Straße, running from the Vienna State Opera to Stephansplatz is the most popular shopping street in Vienna. This high-street mainly hosts big international brands, but on its side streets some shops of local specialties can still be found. Stop by at Steffl department store with its luxury designers and fabulous panoramic elevator. Peek & Cloppenburg is another architectural highlight, while the Swarovski store offers a very special shopping experience.


An original souvenir for friends at home or a pretty memento for yourself: shopping is an essential part of any stay in Vienna. From the many colourful markets and shops filled with countless mouth-watering Viennese specialties to design boutiques and luxury shopping experiences: whatever is your budget you'll find a sweet gift to bring back with you.