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Kaerntnerstrasse

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Address: , Vienna, Austria
Phone Number: 431 512 78 01
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Activities: Shopping, People-watching
Description: One of the city's most popular shopping streets.
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The Carinthian Strassee is now more a boulevard than a shopping street. There are very good business - Austrian workshops / Swarowski / Lobmayer where I like to buy them. Many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The Carinthian Strassee is now more a boulevard than a shopping street. There are very good business - Austrian workshops / Swarowski / Lobmayer where I like to buy them. Many Vienna to come to stroll Graben / Kohlmarkt / Kärtnerstrasse in the triangle and somehow you meet there is always a friend. Since there are too many tourists, even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is a heart of Vienna. If you feel romantic and in a non hurry mood, looking to walk and breath fresh air while observing surroundings - this is clearly not for you! Some may find it frustrating sitting in cafe in the middle of the crowd and tasting Viennas famous cakes while thousands of tourists moving your chair passing... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

No cost required, just the time to stroll and enjoy the sights, and absorb the glamour and flavor of Vienna. High end boutiques, souvenir shops, chain stores, cafes (free wifi at Starbucks) - and turn the corner into the Graben.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Yes, there is shopping to be had here. And it's a great pedestrian only zone. Sadly, the amazing architecture has been obstructed by neon and gross signs jutting out from the buildings. Can you shop here? Oh my yes. I just miss the days when this was also a lovely avenue.

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Earlier it was the main shopping street, but meanwhile there are many other shopping opportunities. A good exemple how you can destroy a well kniown place, when they opened the Peek and Cloppenburg department store, whose building doesn't fit at all to the atmosphere.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We were at this place in few months back and spent few hours in walking through the shopping market streets and I must admit for us this place an excellent one with all shops of International brand watches, clothes etc. and at the same time kiosks in the middle of walking area where you can sit down and relax for... More 

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Eindhoven
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Shopping street in a big city (Vienna/Wien). Not very special. Spacious, lots of shops. Highlights? Stephansdom on one side, Hotel Sacher (from the famous cake) on the other end.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is the Vienna high street... Always busy. You get here easily with public transport using subway station "Opern" to get to one side of the Kartner strasse next to the opera and Hotel Sacher, and with subway station "Stephansdom", you'll be at the other end right in the center next to St Stephens cathedral. The high luxury brands are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Whilst we are not holiday shoppers, it is difficult to avoid the main street of Vienna, as it is the thoroughfare to many of the attractions. Passed along it at 6:30 a.m and it was wonderful. Quiet, clean. Passed along it at 5:30 pm - bedlam!! Shopper carnage and mayhem!! Pretty much every top designer name features on the street... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

However the Mariahilfestr is the main shopping street of Vienna, but there is alao thousands people who are walking along the this street. It is very crowded during the kate afternoon, early evening, many good shops are located here, but good restaurants can be find rather on the nearby streets.

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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.