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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed today

Vienna's first district, otherwise known as the city centre is great for shopping, sightseeing and indulging in Viennese delicacies. For he sightsee-ers, history and architecture lovers, you have Stephan's Dom (cathedral) which is stunning, the cobble stones and all the old architecture. For the shopaholics,...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

Had an amazing few days in Vienna. Beautiful City and lots to do. Used the underground metro, so was really easy to get round and quite cheap too. Recommend pre booking some attractions as very busy.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed today via mobile

A truly memorable tour of this magnificent city. Would highly recommend a guided tour (we were with a river cruise compny guide) as the historical context of almost every sight is invariably complex and extensive. Access to the Center is easy via metro and tram...More

Thank Rotokauri01
Reviewed yesterday

i took the train from the airport, very easy to do. walked around Vienna far about 8hr. i found the city and the people to be nice. the history is amazing and really liked the preservation of the older buildings. the park at dusk was...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a guided walking tour of the Centre of Vienna. Historical and majestic. Deep in history. A must for all visitors to Vienna!

Thank Tiger L
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An amazing old city, unfortuneately it was very crowded (by tourists as I also was one). Anyway a Must see in vienna

Thank mullercarl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ride your bike early in the day when it is cool and crowds have not emerged. Prater is amazing at 8am! Book tickets for early time slots at museums. Use U (underground) for quick and easy and (usually cool) rides - trams are too hard...More

Thank normanutbean
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful area to stroll around, shop and especially sit at a cafe with a coffee and pastry! We came here a few times and enjoyed every minute

Thank Shanni A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The centre of Vienna was excellent & quite easily walkable. We did however really enjoy the hope on hop off bus which gave us lots of information that you do not always get when you only walk a city. The CAT train which takes you...More

Thank toomanyplacesat50
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Before going to Vienna, I had some idea of the importance it had in history, but walking around I learned so much more. The architecture is a real mix of periods from when different rulers were occupying the city, which is a little odd at...More

Thank Daniel F
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Inner City
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
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Response from The5Cats | Reviewed this property |
We were in Vienna for 5 days ,before our river cruise. We walk a lot and I do mean walk a lot. Dress for the weather, get some really good comfortable, sturdy shoes, a map (good or close to it) a large capacity... More
Ben B
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Dannyshula | Reviewed this property |
Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Museums,Palaces,Markets,Old Town quaters,River walk ,Flee markets,Horse Carrage rides and a Lot of history. It all depands what you like to do. I poersonally liked the... More
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Response from DoctorVonCueBall | Reviewed this property |
The Christmas Markets by City Hall (RatHaus) and the Museum Quarter. Also the shopping area which begins at the Opera House, For some really good food try the ‘Central Cafe’, ‘Cafe Demel’ or for a great Bier Pub try ‘Salma... More