In the Grätzl around the Karmelitermarkt you know each other, and people take the time for small talk, to share the newest gossip and some wit.
You can feel and experience the real Vienna on every corner. You have the chance to feel like a Viennese local at probably the most jewish part of the danube-metropolitan and to discover what this Grätzl has to offer you:
- small village feeling in the middle of the city
- a stone’s throw away from the city center
- open and talkative Grätzl residents
- near the boardwalk Donaukanal
- farmer’s market and market sellers
- top-rate restaurants and coffeehouses with gardens
- interesting mix of trades
- countless designer and specialty shops
- and in the middle of all that: your hotel room!
The »Markt im Werd« is one of the oldest existing markets in Vienna. In 1671, the market was located in front of the Karmeliterkirche. It’s been in its current location since 1920.
Every friday and saturday there are 39 additional stalls at the farmer’s market with indigenous specialities from the local area.
The Grätzl offers a lot to all visitors no matter how old they are, because anyone who’s already been a Viennese for a while will always come back.
There are 80 market stands which offer a wide range: international cheese delicacies, horsemeat delicacies, fresh fruits and vegetables, organic meat, local dairy products and so on.
With 7,500 visitors every week, the Karmelitermarkt is still an insider’s tip among Viennese markets. Even more visitors will be attraced by the various events and trendy locations at the Grätzl.
The 2nd district has always been a famous film set. It provided the backdrop for the successful Austrian TV series »Kaisermühlenblues« and »Trautman« as well as an infamous shot in the classic Orson Welles movie »The Third Man«.