Kärntner Straße is the most famous shopping street in central Vienna. It runs from the Stephansplatz out to the Wiener Staatsoper at Karlsplatz on the Ringstraße. Restaurants and Cafés invite you to rest during your shopping tour.
The Graben is also a well known street in Vienna’s first district, the city centre. It begins at Stock-im-Eisen-Platz next to the Palais Equitable and ends at the junction of Kohlmarkt and Tuchlauben. Another street in the first district is called Tiefer Graben (deep ditch). It is crossed by Wipplinger Straße by means of the Hohe Brücke, a bridge about ten metres above street level.
Mariahilfer Straße is a large shopping street close to the inner city where you can find as well cafés, cinemas, museums and restaurants. Find the Museumsquartier (MQ) near to Mariahilfer Straße which is a 60,000 m² large cultural area with MUMOK, Leopold Museum and the Kunsthalle Wien.