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Stephansplatz

Historic City Centre, Vienna, Austria (Innere Stadt)
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Ranked #26 of 310 Attractions in Vienna
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Boston
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88 reviews 88 reviews
23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Everything from unique shops to Guicci, it's all here. My favorite time though was the evening when the beautiful Xmas lights line the streets. Plenty of street food and drinks ( Friday around 10pm was especially hopping with friends sharing a puncht or glass of wine). The shops and Christmas markets closed surprisingly early on Friday in December prior to... More 

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texas
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143 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We had so much fun in Stephansplatz. There are so many shops to browse and it is pedestrian frendly. There is also a nice statue in the center and since we visited during the Christmas holidays we loved seeing all the Christmas decorations which are very elaborate. Also as soon as you exit the metro right in front of you... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

It has a cathedral, a nice little Xmas market and some of the best shopping in the world. What's not to like? It also has a few tourist tacky shops but they're not too obtrusive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Amusing beauty of the old city of Vindabona. A lot to see and do. First you need to walk around. Then go inside the Stephen. Better buy a ticket for all the sightseeings. Take an audio guide to enjoy the exhibition, then go up the tower on foot using the winning stairs. It's tiring, but fun. Use a telescope to... More 

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NJ
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264 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This area is in the center of the city. It seems like it is always busy and crowded with people. It's fun to just walk down this pedestrian mall and stop into the shops, cafes or restaurants. There is something for everyone. St. Stephens is in the center of the the area and people are going in and out of... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was by far what my wife was looking forward to. She had seen on some tv show all the lights hanging down and wanted to see the chandeliers so bad. We got out of the subway and saw all those beautiful lights throughout the streets and it made her really happy! A beautiful area to walk around, shop and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We did not pay for any tours. Vienna city is easy to stroll around. from our hotel we got to Stephansdom in about 40 minutes or so. Weather was nice. The front of the Cathedral is always crowded with visitors and touts. Also watch out for the horses. The whole palace really awe us; so carefully preserved through the centuries.... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a great place to hang out for an afternoon, have coffee, watch people, window shop. Very pedestrian friendly, lots of shops, and the huge bulk of the Cathedral always there to look at. You could spend a good chunk of time just looking at the exterior of the cathedral. Just avoid the guys trying to sell you concert... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Even if you buy nothing from the various shops that fill the market area, it's still a great place to visit. I think I remember our tourguide, Otto, telling us that the Kohlmarkt is Austria's most expensive shopping district. The prices of things ranged from 'local expensive' to 'tourist rip off expensive', so we only bought food (the local sweet... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I'm sure it's the most visited place in Vienna, and there are 24/7 plenty of People around the st. stephans place. but it's really beautiful, with all the different buildings around, and a great place to go Shopping. you find everything starting from Souvenirs, to luxury stores like chanel or Gucci. especially during Christmas time, with all the Christmas markets,... More 

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