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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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This should a must-see part of your visit to historical Vienna. Beautiful architecture and great historical atmosphere to explore.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 8, 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

This should a must-see part of your visit to historical Vienna. Beautiful architecture and great historical atmosphere to explore.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

Everything that is surrounded by the Ring is amazing. Restaurants located in the parks, Sacher Chocolate cake, The Cathedral. Was realy amazing. You have to see the old town during the day as well as during the night with amazing city lights.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We spent two months in Europe and Vienna was our least favorite and most disappointing city. We were so looking forward to coming here but we found it over run by tour groups and very over priced for what it had to offer. Maybe we expected too much but it did not compare in value to Prague or Budapest.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015

I really loved Vienna! The historic center is very urban, reminded me of London or Paris!! Very nice to just walk around and people watch. However beware, we went in the summer and it was very hot. There was no way to buy water bottles without going to an actual restaurant where they charge you a lot for a tiny... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Just walking the streets are enough, you really don't even need a guide to enjoy all the nice streets, cafees, restaurants and nice sights. I jogged in the morning in the old streets and in the city park. Very nice :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

This part of the city is so lovely. Beautiful buildings, great parks and statues. So romantic :) Perfect for a walk with your love.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015

Such a wonderful experience and atmosphere here. Every structure so elegant and regal ! The Historic Centre alone can take more than 2 days - at least for me..still I could not see the Rathaus, Karlskirche and some other places closely , either due to restoration work or evening time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

The inner centre of Vienna is so easy to move around plenty of transport,trams,ubahn fiakker most attractions are with in walking distance with plenty of refreshment stops . ,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

Well... we spent there 5 days and there are still so much more to see. Just enjoy it. Vienna atmosphere, food, culture, architecture. Just walk around, go to small streets on sides, enter everything. Do shopping.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

District 1 is a great place to play "let us get lost and explore" it is great architecture, history and full of landmarks where you better bring your camera to capture them.

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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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