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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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An amazing city

Wonderful architecture, very clean, open with plenty within walking distance. Great museums, shops and bars and restaurants. A very attractive city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful architecture, very clean, open with plenty within walking distance. Great museums, shops and bars and restaurants. A very attractive city.

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What a great little square. Take your time and explore all the little shops and cafes. If you're in Vienna this should be your first stop.

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A must see! Close to many other classic landmarks in the historic district. This is the center of gravity in Vienna.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Strolling through the historic center of Vienna is an outstanding experience. Every corner spells history... Great for Architecture lovers... Take your time and walk slowly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Vienna is a city of horses. Unlike other cities where I am often concerned about the welfare of the horses, these are well looked after through a proper licence system that regulates their working conditions. Horses and carriages are in good condition and they're everywhere so clip clop is part of the city's noise. Indulge yourself and take a ride...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Too many things to see and to do. Easy accessible with public transport. The whole city is like a museum and the cost of living is affordable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful architecture and very many attractions clustered together making for a wonderful historic imperial atmosphere in the centre of Vienna

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful buildings, with perfect weather, cold but crisp. Had no problem getting around, very flat with good access

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Wien is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Public transportation is very easy to use, the centre of the city is stunning!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were on a walking tour from our cruise ship. So we only viewed the buildings from the exterior - no time for inside viewing. The many monumental buildings are maintained very well and most impressive. Much better than the ones in Budapest which seemed to have suffered during the Communist regime.

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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.
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