Lugner City Shopping Center
Not only because of the prominent master builder Richard Lugner, the "Lugner City" is a well-known shopping center.
Builder Richard Lugner and his shopping center
A well-known shopping center in Vienna is the »Lugner City«. It is in the 15th district of the city of Vienna and is close to the Burggasse / Stadthalle underground station from the U6 underground line. The shopping center not only has numerous shops of various industries but also an entertainment center with a large cinema. The shopping center "Lugner City" was opened on September 27, 1990. Previously, the site of the Galvanowerke Hermann Skolnik was located in the 15th district of Vienna. These were also known as the Red Factory.
Lugner, Politics, TV and the Vienna Opera Ball
The master builder Richard Lugner is one of the prominent personalities in Austria. He is not only active as a businessman. Richard Lugner even ran once in 1998 for the office of Federal President of Austria. He also wanted to move in 1999 in the election with a separate party in parliament. However, this attempt failed, he failed with a result of about 1% of the vote in the Parliament.
Richard Lugner is also known for having a celebrity guest come to the Vienna Opera Ball each year to accompany him. His guests at the Vienna Opera Ball were well-known names such as Harry Belafonte (1992), Ivana Trump (1994), Sophia Loren (1995), Pamela Anderson (2003), Paris Hilton (2007), Dieter Bohlen (2010) or Goldie Hawn (2017). In addition, Lugner lends his voice for their own radio advertising, with which the Lugner City is advertised.
There were not only numerous arguments around his person. Lugner is also known from the TV. He appears in the live broadcasts of the Vienna Opera Ball with his prominent international guests and also appears in TV programs. Among them as an annoying permanent guest in the comedy show »Wir sind Kaiser« (Literally: »We are emperor«). Around his family there is also the reality show »Die Lugners« on television.
Large entertainment center with cinema
The "Lugner City" has its own cinema in which mostly major Hollywood productions are played. The Lugner City cinema also offers the special lounge. A separate section for moviegoers who want to enjoy a movie in a more luxurious way. Of course, the tickets for the lounge are more expensive. But you do not only get 2 meters of legroom, but also your own table in the cinema. Other amenities for visitors to the cinema in the "Lugner Lounge" are in addition to a bar and a private smoking salon.
Opening hours of the Lugner City
The shopping center "Lugner City" is open on the following days:
- Monday: 09:00 - 21:00
- Tuesday: 09:00 - 21:00
- Wednesday: 09:00 - 21:00
- Thursday: 09:00 - 21:00
- Friday: 09:00 - 21:00
- Saturday: 09:00 - 18:00
The entertainment center in Lugner City with the cinema has extended opening hours and is also available on Sundays. Even restaurants and bars in Lugner City have longer opening hours.
How to go to Lugner City
- Underground Line U6, Station "Burggasse / Stadthalle"
- Tram Lines 6, 18, Station "Burggasse / Stadthalle"
- Tram Lines 9, 49, Station "Urban-Loritz-Platz"