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Historic Center of Vienna

Old Vienna, Vienna, Austria (Innere Stadt)
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Ranked #1 of 317 Attractions in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The historic centre of Vienna is rich in beautiful architecture, including Baroque castles and gardens, as well as the late-19th-century Ringstrasse lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks.
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Galway, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Vienna is a beautiful city that's centre is well preserved. It's also amazingly well laid out with the area formerly taken up by defensive walls now used for roads and tram lines leading to it being minimally congested in comparison to other cities.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

After short walk past extraordinary architecture - toured the opulence of the Hapsburg Empire - the treasury and royal apartments

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

One not to be missed, everything is so impressive and imposing. The buildings never stop amazing you as you wonder round.

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Calgary, Canada
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Liked: Pedestrian Area, access to Museums, Horse drawn tours, Spanish Riding School, Subway and tram system

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Very useful tour and gives you a lot of background info. try and do on the first day to give yourself an overview of the city.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The historic centre was everything I expected Vienna to look like, but perhaps even more majestic and much cleaner/ newer! A must-go, and in winter with all the illuminations and Christmas markets around the city, it's just absolutely magical.

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athens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It is very pleasant to walk in the historic center of Vienna. Nice pedestrian with no obstacles with a lot of shops. It is impressive the standard of cleaness and the preservation of the old buildings and architecture. During christmas period there is a lot of small kiosks which they sell traditional delicacies.

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VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

A old town center made for strolling, stopping at cafes with Chocolate and cake, historical sights, and architecture. We were there during the new music season so it was a bit more crowded than expected, but manageable.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We got on a walking tour which started at the opera, covered the museum, st stephens, st michaelplatz, the plague tower etc.. absolutely loved it.. steeped in history, lots of stories.. highly recommended

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Brasov, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The historic center of Vienna is very impressive because of the architecture of the buildings.It makes you fell small in many ways .The atmosphere of this place is very austere and sober.The truth is I felt better in smaller and more pitoreque towns of Austria

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