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Address: Dr. Karl-Renner Ring 3, Vienna 1017, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 4081263
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Do the tour if you can

We visited the parliament building as part of a day looking round central vienna. The building is interesting from the outside, however the best thing was doing the tour and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited the parliament building as part of a day looking round central vienna. The building is interesting from the outside, however the best thing was doing the tour and learning more about the building and history. We hadn't planned to do the tour, but went inside to have a look and discovered the next tour was in ten minutes,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This building is worth walking by as it's located right by the Rathaus and other sites of interest, and the architecture is very good neoclassical style. Worth snapping a picture of but not that unique from other parliament buildings

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Parliament building is in a very nice walking area in Vienna, would be great to walk from here to Rathaus, the Mayoralty building. The architecture is impressive, the area is very nice and green, it is very well taken care of. One note - if you see any protests in Vienna on TV, they are usually here - not... More 

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Dundalk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Nice pictures to be taken but then moved on. We passed it in the evening so didn't know if it was opened. Architecture is stunning as is it all in Vienna.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The architecture of the building is impotent. You feel proud of what the humans can do. For sure inside the decision are way too far more important compared to the beauty of the building.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

A guided tour through this astonishing fabulous and historicaly important building is a MUST while visiting Vienna The first multinational Parliament functioned astonishingly well in the time of the Austrian/Hungarian Empire.

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The monumental building imitates the classical Greek style. The whole structure and the superb fountain in front of it (with the representation of the goddess of wisdom, Athene) are grandiose and you can understand easily from their scale and beauty that Vienna was truly a Capital of an Empire. We didn't take the inside tour because we arrived to late,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We didn't pay to enter the building but glad we didn't based on other TA reviews. It is however worth a visit just to take in the wonderful architecture.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

While the exterior is beautiful and very Greek, this Parthenon-inspired building isn't worth the 5 Euro entrance fee and guided tour, especially since there's nothing spectacular inside. Simply admire from the outside this structure that houses the 2 houses of the Austrian legislature, then move on. You can get here by taking trams 1 or 2 that goes along the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Regular tours arranged in German and English. The tickets are cheap and the building itself is an impressive piece if architecture. Highly recommended.

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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.