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Historic Center of Vienna

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Address: Innere Stadt, Vienna, Austria
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The historic centre of Vienna is rich in beautiful architecture, including...

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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Unbelievable history and architecture

Beautiful buildings. Stunning. Great spectacle of history. Very walkable- all within the ring. Safe and stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful buildings. Stunning. Great spectacle of history. Very walkable- all within the ring. Safe and stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went into the tourist office and were given a walking tour around the historic city. Well worth the walk with untold amount of interesting buildings to see. Better on foot than using one of the tourist buses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are infinite number of things to say about the Historic Center of Vienna and certainly you have already read a lot. Therefore I make just one suggestion, something really exquisite: the area around the Uhren Museum, with Seitzergasse, Schulhoff and the others, up to Judenplatz. There you have the feeling that you travelled back in time, more than 200... More 

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Take a ride on the Ring Tram get your bearings and see where the popular places are then you can go back and explore at leisure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The historic center of Vienna provides fantastically well maintained buildings for those looking history and architecture. It is best explored on foot as that allows you to assimilate the beauty of all these beautiful buildings. There are plenty of cafes for a beer or coffee all along the area. There is a free tour conducted daily and one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are dozens of beautiful buildings, attractions and cafes in this area. People are all over, to see and be seen, sitting at the cafes, wandering the walking streets, the designer stores and even horse drawn carriage rides. This has a feel that is classic and clean. Make sure this is an area you spend time in - we used... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The historic centre of Vienna provides fantastically well maintained buildings in spades for all those looking for numerous examples of history and architecture - like a window to the past unchanged. Ever so cheap to get around via a range of public transport BUT similarly there are a few long days of just wandering around and stopping for a beer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

TheViennese work on the principle "just because it's practical, doesn't mean we can't make it pretty" Everywhere you look are beautiful details

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our fourth visit and Vienna doesn't get old. Everytime we visit we get lost and discover another part of the city. It is all beautiful, elegant and artistic. We will cone many times more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent, beautiful buildings, nice lighting, nice restaurants, good music and concerts, a very clean city.

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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.