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One of the city's most popular shopping streets.

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From the Opera House to St. Stevens Cathedral

This wonderful pedestrian street in the very center of Vienna is a must to wal up and down a couple of times. It can be very busy, but don't worry, it's part of the experience... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Signar I
Tonsberg, Norway

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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85 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

you have seen Oxford Street, Champs Elysee, Kauffinger Strasse - than this will complete your set. A bid to touristic and nothing you haven't seen before. Department store Steffl is good and the fact that at the beginning and the end are 2 landmarks of Vienna - the opera house and st. stephens cathedral - thunder fountain (donner brunnen) in... More 

Thank Will O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On that street you will find a lot of shops for all kinds of people. But! there is no toys shops. Gucci,Dior,Salamander,Humanic,Claire's.... everything is here!

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Brossard, Quebec, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Visitor should not miss this elegant, pedestrian only street in the city center of Vienna. The street is full of nice and chic shopping stores as well as restaurants and cafes. The section between two landmarks, St Stephen Cathedral ( Stephenplatz) and Vienna Opera House is the most interesting.

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Newdelhi india
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

It is crowded,filled with tourists,the usual shopping area off the Ringstrase in central Vienna extending from Stephansplatz to Karlsplatz.The pedestrian zone makes shopping very convenient.The whole area is a diversified mix of historical buildings traditional shops & shops with high end international brands.

Jerusalem District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Wide pedestrian street in the very heart of Vienna leading to St Stephan Cathedral and Opera House. A lot of various luxury stores and shops, cafe and sweets. No one can miss it!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The shopping heart of Vienna. some interesting shops and attractions nearby. worth a visit just beside St Stephens so everyone can find something to do.

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Herndon, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Some pedestrian walkways look the same no matter where you are, with hordes of tourists and the same-old stores that you find everywhere. Kaernstrasse fits this mold, and while it's a fun place to people-watch, I wouldn't feel bad about avoiding the area entirely.

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Tonsberg, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This wonderful pedestrian street in the very center of Vienna is a must to wal up and down a couple of times. It can be very busy, but don't worry, it's part of the experience ! For a shoppingminded this is heaven, with shops of all kinds and for all tastes. Enjoy

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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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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.