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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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Centre of Vienna was amazing, took lots of pictures, walked arround, so many things to see, it could be good for all weather though.

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Centre of Vienna was amazing, took lots of pictures, walked arround, so many things to see, it could be good for all weather though.

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A lot of beautiful, old building in various styles there. Worth to see not only for architecture lovers. Great place for walk in the evening.

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Not fornothing was it the seat of the Habsburg dynasy for hundreds of years. And besides all the beautiful old buildings it is a vibrant modern City.

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Enclosed by the Canal and the Ringstrasse, the Inner City of Vienna covers quite a small area but is crammed full of fascinating and historic buildings and churches, some of which are architecturally stunning. As well as the main shopping streets there are loads of small side streets to explore. When you need a rest there are plenty of places... More 

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Take your time, meander, don't forget to look up: the buildings are amazing. Go in the Julius Meinl store. It is the most extraordinary food emporium I have ever seen.

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Me and my girlfriend headed for the museum Quarter and got a chance to walk through the old city centre. Every building is different from the other so it was a pleasant sight to see

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Vienna is a charming & delightful city deserving of much more time than we were able to spend in it. The historic buildings are on a truly grand scale and very much a product of the grandeur of the Hapsburg empire. It contains gems such as the Spanish Riding School, the Albertina, the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Vienna Opera House... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful!! Lots to see and do. It is very clean and safe. Would recommend a Kasekrainer from a stand too

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It's "historicly" lovely. The architecture gives you an incomparable experience of history and art. You don't even have to spend a cent to enjoy it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just walking through the streets is a pleasure (cleaned every night). The architecture is varied and interesting. There are still old-fashioned shop frontages with large wooden framed windows, old glass and mouldings. Pleasant vibe.

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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.