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Kaerntnerstrasse

Vienna, Austria (Innere Stadt)
431 512 78 01
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Ranked #82 of 315 Attractions in Vienna
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, People-watching
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Owner description: One of the city's most popular shopping streets.
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London, United Kingdom
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232 reviews 232 reviews
118 attraction reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Kärntner Straße is the main drag in the centre of Vienna's tourist heartland first district. It runs from the Oper to Stephansplatz, two of Vienna's iconic buildngs. The link between these parts of the central district makes it almost inevitable that a visitor to Vienna will find themselves on Kärntner Straße at some point. The street itself is pedestrianised. Being... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Kaerntner Strasse is the important pedestrian street, which connects Stephensplatz (St. Stephen's Square) with Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera House) in the historic city centre of Vienna. Here you can find hotels, restaurants, bars, historic cafes, shops, souvenirs and important attractions, making this a likely destination for most visitors at some point during their time in Vienna. There is plenty... More

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Rochester, New York
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

multiple stores that you will be able to get your retail shopping fix. Cafes, souveniours, clothing...you name it you can probably find it. Very impressive swarovski window display... just be mindful of valuables as this is a busy touristy/pedestrian area...

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 attraction reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

There are so many shops.....lane ways, eateries etc....there is a danger to hurry.....take your time ....as there is so much to delight in.....from international designer labels to Viennese fashion. Shop, rest, shop, rest and more shopping. Enjoy!

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Gold Bar, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

very busy pedestrian only street. Lots of shops, cafes a main street to St Stepan's Cathedral. Enjoyed walking here in the evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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67 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Car-free street, this is the place to be for some window shop or to buy some souvenirs. Probably you will walk through this street going from the Vienna’s Opera House to Karlsplatz to go to the St. Charles ‘s Church anyway, but even if you don't, worth the visit.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Too many of the reviews here have already said it...this is a beautiful strolling/shopping/people watching street ringed by centuries of historic buildings in one of the world's truly beautiful cities. If in Vienna for longer than a couple days, don't miss it!

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I went to these shopping area on the way to see the St Stephen Cathedral. The long avenue starts from the end of Karlsplatz up to St Stephens Cathedral. The whole area is full of high end european brands and there was even two large Swarovski stores a few metres from each other along the same side of the street.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This was the quintessential shopping street of the city: extremely wide pedestrian walkways, big-name shops, souvenir shops, etc. I indulged in a few treats at Swarovski, at their larger flagship store, and the fantastic Manner (chocolate wafers, etc) store at the beginning of the street near the metro station. As luck would have it, I was in time to take... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

On of two biggest shopping streets, offers every thing you want: shops, cafes, restaurants, banks, hotels, street artists, souvenir shops. Alway crowded with tourists, atmosphere there is just amazing. I would suggest to explore tinny streets around this main street.

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