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People's Park (Volksgarten)

Dr-Karl-Renner Ring, Vienna A-1010, Austria (Innere Stadt)
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Ranked #40 of 398 attractions in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Parks
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Rochester, New York
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Since I went in the winter time, the flowers weren't out but I can tell this park is well maintained. Find a bench to hang for a bit and people watch or just stroll. Can't go wrong here...

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Carefree, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A quiet sanctuary across from the Parliament and adjacent to the Burgdorf. in the midst of the city. Hundreds of thousands of hybrid rose bushes bloom in Spring.

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Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I'm used to the roses in Los Angeles not having any scent to speak of, and petals wilting as soon as the thermometer tips 100 so upon entering the shady cool paths of the park and catching the full floral essence of the 100 variates of rose, I was sold. The colors, the smells, the meandering path -- all made... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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110 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This park is very beautiful, at least it was when we were there with it's flowering rose bushes and well maintained gardens and lawns. The statues and fountains too enhance the surrounds and is the place to go if you wanting some time to unwind.

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Launceston, Australia
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161 attraction reviews
498 helpful votes 498 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Located in between the Rathaus and the Hofburg is this neatly laid out park. There was the white Theseus temple and a small fountain in front of it. Across the way from here was the parliament building with the massive Athena fountain at the front of it, and numerous statues atop its roof, including several winged chariots. It was a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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127 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A small but beautiful park with a Greek style temple at its centre, and masses of red rose bushes. A pleasant place to sit and relax before continuing the tourist trek. Plenty of seats, toilet facilities, and refreshments available.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Exquisite, gorgeous display of roses, old favourites and some you've never heard of. This was one of the highlights of my trip to Vienna. Late May was the perfect time to see it.

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Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

the volksgarten is a not remarkable park. but opposite there is the national library well worth a visit, and the main university, full of life. in the back there is the dicotheque "volksgarten" famous for good musik - if you are fit & young enough to spend a night there ..;-)

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Volksgarten (People's Park) is one of handful of public spaces near the Hapsburg Palace that makes for a nice place to rest your feet from sightseeing during your time in Vienna. Located between Burgtheatre and Heldenplatz, these were the grounds of city fortifications that were destroyed by Napoleon's army in 1809 and later converted to a public park in 1823.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

Colourful park with many flowers. Some sculptures, and street musicians. There istnieje also a funny section with small trees labeled with names of loving pairs. Endorphines up! ;)

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