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Address: Hohenstrasse | 19th district - Döbling, Vienna, Austria
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Best sightseeing spot in Vienna

Don't go on the ferris wheel to sighseeing in Vienna. This is the best spot, best reached by car or bus. After sunset - most beautiful views on the whole city. And memorial... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

we took a bus to get to this place to see the vienna from the top it was ok. not very impressive view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Don't go on the ferris wheel to sighseeing in Vienna. This is the best spot, best reached by car or bus. After sunset - most beautiful views on the whole city. And memorial church reminding the Sobieski - polish king rescuing Vienna is worth seeing too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Kahlenberg is a mountain (484 m) in the 19th district of Vienna (Döbling) on the border of Klosterneuburg and the most famous lookout point on Vienna. In the second Turkish siege of 1683 the town was liberated from here by the army, what the Joseph Church recalls. Here today is a small hotel and a café with a viewing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Friends who live in Vienna took us up to the polish church at Kahlenberg with public transport and hiked with us back down into the city. The view from the restaurant is great, but even more impressive is learning that the site is where the polish king Sobieski launched his attack on the Ottoman held Vienna in 1683 to turn... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

A viewing point with some hiking trails and a cafe. You can reach it by U-bahn 4 to (Heiliegenstade), then by bus no.(38 A) from outside the station to the last stop: Khalenberg.

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

It is a little to far from the Downtown area, if you seen everything in Vienna it is a nice trip to the hill side in Vienna

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My Hungarian friend who happened to live in Vienna took me here on Saturday. This is a great weekend activity. The one hour hike from the city is worth the trip. Once you get up to the top you can see the 360 degree view of Vienna. The Kahlenberg lies in the Vienna Woods and is one of the most... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The hike to Kahlenberg is one of the "City hiking paths" of Vienna. The complete path is advertised with ~11km. Mostly you will be hiking on streets, very few parts in the woods. The path passes several vinyards and places where you can have a glass of wine. The view over Vienna you get from the top is simply amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Kahlenberg - perhaps the most magnificent place to enjoy a nice melange with great views of Vienna. Kahlenberg is located just outside Vienna, but the hill is easily reached by bus 38A which you can take from Grinzing or the last station of the metro line 4 (Green) - Hayligenshtad. Up the hill you will find yourself in nature, a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We left our rental car down on the street by the river (drove there for 20min from the city center) and then walked the all way up to the church. That was steep and exhausting! But at the same time we had a really cool view on Vienna, passed several wine yards and little places to actually have a glas... More 

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Dobling
Vienna’s poshest green leafy suburb is also its most romantic hotspot. Walk up Grinzinger Strasse with its many historic wine taverns. The tops of nearby Nussberg and Reisenberg hills make for great strolls through the vineyards, and the occasional discovery of a hidden winery. Popular local weekend hangouts are Neustift am Walde with even more great wine taverns, and café restaurant Cobenzl, up on Cobenzl hill – fantastic for great vistas of Vienna. The woodland around Kahlenberg has a wonderful and not too strenuous hiking path - just don't forget the insect repellent. If you have adventurous children, take them to Waldseilpark Kahlenberg (forest rope park Kahlenberg). A must-do if you want a taste of the Vienna Woods is a stop at Josefinenhütte next door with its great food, cosy interiors and wonderful outdoor space.