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SHADES TOURS - Homeless Tours

Vienna 1070, Austria
+43 1 9971983
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Discover another side of Vienna and go on a tour guided by a homeless person! Discover the multiple shades of homelessness: the challenges, social services and stories of living and surviving on the street. Bored of historical tours? Want to discover something new? Go on this unforgettable tour that will you show another side of living in a city! This authentic, professional and insightful tour will submerge you into a mostly hidden and unseen world. During this 2-hour tour your guide will provide you with a mix of facts and personal stories that illustrate the complexity of homelessness. This tour will: • Provide you with an unusual, insightful, informative and emotional experience • Make you discover a different side of Vienna and provide you with insights into an unseen world, far away from the typical tourist path • Help you understand the complexity of homelessness and inform you about how the local social system works • Make a difference for you and your guide
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vienna 1070, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS - Homeless Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely tour that gave us another perspective to living in Austria and specifically Vienna. Being in a small group gave us a personalised tour. Would recommend to all those seeking to get away from the commericalisation of tourism.More

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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS - Homeless Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much vanwyk for taking part in our tours :-) We highly appreciate that time you took for joining and writing a feedback - and even more that it gave you a new perspective on Vienna. Big thank you and all the best,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I joined the tour and had a very good and interesting time. The guide, himself homeless, showed us spots relevant for homeless people and shared many personal stories. We were really impressed by how he introduced us to the 'shadow side' of...More

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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS - Homeless Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ju d, WOW - thanks a lot for sharing your time in Vienna with us and for leaving your impressions on TripAdvisor! We are happy that you and your friends had an interesting tour on the topic on homelessness. Raising awareness is one of...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Very illuminating & meaningful. Was one of my favorite parts of my visit to Vienna. Would love to do this in other cities!More

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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS - Homeless Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

ear Audrey, wow- what a compliment, how great that a SHADES TOURS tour was one of your fav parts of your visit. Thank you so much! ♥ Did you know that many european cities have implemented that concepts in their cities? Make sure to google...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I joined shade tours in Vienna. A City tour about homelessness in Vienna. I found it absolutely worth it. Far more interesting than any other city tour i have joined. It was very well prepared and super informative. Helps you to view Vienna and social...More

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Perrine S, Manager at SHADES TOURS - Homeless Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you Nina for five stars ♥ and your beautiful feedback. Great to read that the tour was very interesting for you and that it helped to view Vienna from a different angle. We Wishing you all the best, your SHADES TOURS Team

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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

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Jamal I
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Hello Jamal :-) the private tours on the topic of homelessness are two hours and cost €15,- per person. However, we would need at least 8 persons (or €120,-). Normally our guides do the tours straight but if you would like... More
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