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Graben and Kohlmarkt

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Reviewed yesterday

I live in Vienna. Not in the center, though. But whenever I come across the Graben and Kohlmarkt, I fall in love with this town again and again. Just today, walking the christmassy Vienna, those lights and lamps, the flair. I do travel a lot....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

much nicer than the famous Kärtnerstrasse , this area offers very nice shops, global and domestic brands, coffeehouses and great atmosphere

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Matthias F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was wandering the streets of the first district with my girlfriend and the little stands with viennese streetfood and the christmas lights gave us a very special feeling. We stayed there, on one of the benches in front of Meinl. A bit cold after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HelloitsPoppins
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These wonderful streets have a variety of high end shops, cafes, churches, monuments & beautiful architecture. And at Christmas all of this is decorated with some of the loveliest hanging chrystal decorations. Whether you stroll down these streets during the day, at night, in Summer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sm05060
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really, it is one of the best walking streets of Europe, not only of Vienna. It starts from St. Stephen Cathedral, very beautiful, with a lot of attractions, stores, cafes and restaurants. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vassilis
Reviewed 5 days ago

Magnificent street with impressive buildings. Lots of designer shops here which I am sure would be guaranteed to empty your wallet if you went into one. ( I didn’t ! )

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BirminghamHolidayboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Open and airy, lined with cafes and shops, all very good quality and top end. Some cafes have exterior tables and heating. A small Christmas market was on the square when we visited.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This market is right in Old Town Vienna. Lots and lots of shops from boutique to high end to souvenir shops. Plenty of street food as well. I would suggest going both day and night. At night it is all lite up with lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rizznizz
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Those two streets are located in the center of the city between Michaelerplatz and Stephansplatz, you can't miss it anyway. Both streets are pedestrian zone. In the center of Graben you will see the extravagantly blobby Holy Trinity plague column, the 60-foot pillar of clouds...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tk3232
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We passed through the Graben and Kohlmarkt area a number of times today between 14:00-16:00 and was amazed at just how much appeared to be going on. Hundreds of people going out about their day meaning a spot of general people watching was easy to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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Free band concert every Saturday until Ocober. (1 Replies)
For those interested- Now until October every saturday morning at 11. The Hoch and Deutschmeister Band - dating from the time of the Empire more than 250 years ago will offer an hour or more of music from Strauss, Lehar and others - beginning at the corner of Graben and Kohlmarkt , then marching up Kohlmarkt to the Hofburg Palace Courtyard to continue with the music. Not just great music but the band in colorful period uniforms offers good photo opportunities. If in the area during...More
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Buzzby- this was such an event mentioned in my message.