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Historic Center of Vienna

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Address: Old Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing
Description: The historic centre of Vienna is rich in beautiful architecture, including...
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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Great history & beautiful! It was so unfortunate that we traveled to Vienna during a record breaking heat wave. It was hard to walk around but we did anyway ;)

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great history & beautiful! It was so unfortunate that we traveled to Vienna during a record breaking heat wave. It was hard to walk around but we did anyway ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Here you will sea, feel,smell ,taste, touch, and talk, to the history of this marvelous city, walking on foot peacefully through the old clean streets as it is since foundation (Middle Ages, Baroque and the Grunderzeit) periods. The Hofburg Palace, the Stephansdom, the city hall"Rathaus", the Opera, and Motzarthaus.Here you can see also delegates in historical uniforms .I really enjoyed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed my tour in the city of Vienna! Beautiful city! There are lots of historic buildings and architecture here. Very interesting! I will definitely be back!

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful old city, well preserved, a lot of history everywhere, safe an clean. A lot of monumnets, museums, galleries, parks, great public transportation

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The historic center of Vienna is beautiful, although expensive to eat well in. Walk down Graben and see the Stephansdom but then just let yourself get lost in the little streets of the old jewish quartier. Don't keep to the main streets for I believe the most beautiful streets are small and not so obvious to find on a map.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Take a good zoom lens to catch some great architecture. I forgot mine and had to use optical zoom on my point and press. And your eyes are your best camera.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great city to walk around. Very clean and lots of things to look at including the Opera house. We were there during the film festival so there were lots of extra places to eat and drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The centre of the city is absolutely brilliant with so many things to see. The centre is spotlessly clean and only small so you can easily walk around. If you need to travel further the metro is excellent and very cheap...buy a 2 day ticket which allows unlimited travel. Great place to visit is the Spanish Horse Riding school

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I did our first European vacation together we traveled most of Western Europe in Vienna was our favorite. Friendly clean beautiful and tons to see you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Fabulous at every turn. So much to see and all of it stunning. Beautiful old world buildings at every turn.

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.