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“Beautiful buildings and rich with history” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Historic Center of Vienna

Historic Center of Vienna
Vienna, Austria (Innere Stadt)
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Ranked #1 of 294 attractions in Vienna
Type: Historic Sites
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The historic centre of Vienna is rich in beautiful architecture, including Baroque castles and gardens, as well as the late-19th-century Ringstrasse lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks.
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“Beautiful buildings and rich with history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Extraordinary architecture and most within walking distance or within easy access via the metro system.

Visited September 2013
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Vienna, Austria
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“The present PAST...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Its a travel back in time ... forget the cars and loose yourself among small streets, and experience the 18th century atmosphere. Take time to se the details of the sculptures and paintings, palaces, gardens...imaging yourself linking in Habsbrug court...is not that dificult im modern Vienna.

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Trondheim, Norway
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“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Wundurfull city center! Many places to see and to go! Stephansdom, hofburg, albertina museum! Many caffes ans restaurants, u can order a horse riding tour

Visited May 2013
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“Very crowded, and toristy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

When over half of the city was destroyed in WW@, they allowed the builders to put "modern" buildings next to the old buildings, the result is a jarring mishmash of beautiful old, and ugly glass and steel buildings.

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Moscow, Russia
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“Many palaces, wide windy streets”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

The opera is awesome, wonderful sculpture all around the city
However, the place is rather grey, cold stone is everywhere

Visited September 2013
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