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“beautiful building” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Parliament Building

Parliament Building
Dr. Karl-Renner Ring 3, Vienna 1017, Austria (Inner City)
+43 1 4081263
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Ranked #39 of 479 things to do in Vienna
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Athens, Greece
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“beautiful building”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Vienna inner city - can be seen by strolling around. Worth a visit as the building is beautiful. The molding work and detail in the building is impressive

Visited May 2013
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Vienna, Austria
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“Wonderful Architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

The parliament building is located near the Volkstheatre. You can go there by walk. Also, Rathaus is very nearby. The building is built in a greek style. If you walk along Ringstrasse, you can get some other nice buildings.

Visited February 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Beautiful building, poor tour”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The parliament buildings are very imposing. The parliament assembly room was rebuild after war damage in 50's style. A complete eyesore. The "senate" is in a previous ante room, almost as if they are on the corridor. And this all because the building is too big, as it was build in the time that Austria was still an empire. The guide was poor. She was supposed to give a tour in English and German. Upon learning that most spoke English, she "forced" one (French) person who did not speak English very well in accepting that she would not give the tour in German. The tourist was not impressed. She also rushed the tour and did not tell much that we had not already read in the leaflet. To top is off, when collecting my bag from the garderobe, the member of staff was rude.

Visited May 2013
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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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“Simply Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We didn't go inside, only took some pictures with the fountain with the 2 main statues (simplified: one is like a lawer, another is like a policeman) and sat outside, enjoying the sun.
Still, I'd say the building is grand and beautiful, you really should visit this place. :)

Visited April 2013
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“beautiful building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This parlament building might not be as big or as impressiv as Budapest's Parlament building but it is a very stylish building, full of statues decorating it.

In and from there, you'll have plenty of very nice photo opps!! It's a no miss attraction in Vienna

Visited February 2013
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