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Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old city of Vienna.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vienna, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

This "ring" encircles the main City of Vienna. It is a perfect compass for any visitor. You can not get like st in Vienna due to the ring.

Thank gfplux
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Originaly it was a city wall which was destroyed during Napoleanic war..and now a beautiful boulevard on same spot..all famous buidingst are inside..in hop on and off bus it takes all to all places..one must go..

Thank Ramesh B
Reviewed July 9, 2016

You can enjoy a nice walk going by the Ringstrasse. Many of the most impressive buildings in Viena are located in this area. Enjoy it in a sunny day.

Thank Ramon_Knudsen
Reviewed July 7, 2016

We came in June and were delighted by the divine smell of thousands of lime trees flowering all along the Ringstrasse , and wafting over the city . That alone should be a tourist attraction.

Thank deifi
Reviewed July 6, 2016

This boulevard is laid out on the site of the old city walls. Palaces, elegant public buildings and spetacular residences line the Ringstrasse. You will see the Hofburg palace, which was the winter resident of the Hapsburgs and is the home of the Lipizzaner horses...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed July 3, 2016

I've read so much history regarding Vienna, that the Ringstrasse was on my list of things, I wouldn't miss. We walked parts of this, as well as took a tour bus. There are many things to see while you are on the Ringstrasse, so don't...More

Thank dejemahan
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Doing it by foot is a long but nice walk. There are so many impressing buildings that it is almost unbelivable. By bike it is better and easier. Get a bike from Citybike (the Stadt bikes) or from a private company. The Ringstrasse has all...More

Thank Lynge T
Reviewed July 2, 2016

Great to just walk around. Takes about two hours. You can get great photos of the historic buildings and parks just by walking.

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Reviewed July 2, 2016

The Ringstrasse circles the center and is very convenient for a walkable experience. My party did a walking tour and had a great time.

Thank robinh53
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Using the ring road was a way of seeing the sights that make up the outside of the main city centre. Also this was where there was a wall built for defence but has now been removed.

Thank Paul T
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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June 13, 2016|
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Response from tominfairfield | Reviewed this property |
The Lippizaner Stallions engage in training exercises at the Spanish Riding School at specific hours, and tickets are required; reservations are very highly recommended. Go to the Spanish Riding School website (srs.at) for... More
September 13, 2015|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
HI, Not a lot to see at night as the Ringstrasse is the out ring route with good trams etc. To get your bearing suggest you use the firtst night in the centere around St stephensplatz. It will be reasonably busy with St... More
May 12, 2015|
Response from manunited45 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but once in Vienna the subway is very good and just check the connection, probably the U1 line two or three stops. Get off around museum square.