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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 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
Reviewed June 30, 2016

this broad boulevard circles the historic core of the city and houses the most important buildings like the Parliament the City Hall the State Opera the Burgtheater and many more .

Thank marvinge
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is where you should go the first time you come to Vienna. Just walk or ride around this grand thoroughfare and you will begin to get the Vienna vibe. So much that you want to see is either right on the Ringstrasse or just...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This loop takes the tourist (especially those on brief sojourn) through the Albertina, the Natural history musuem and the kunsthistor (behind this the Museum quarter which houses, among others, thr Leopoldo and the Mumok), the Hofburg, the Parliament building, the Rathaus across the Burg Theatre,...More

Thank YubaPrincess
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Ringstrasse is an enormous circular street, divided into sections bearing different names, that goes all around the historic central part of Vienna. Walking it should be time and energy consuming. So, depending on the weather I suggest taking a tram or renting a bike. Bike...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The public transport system in Vienna is wonderful and riding round the Ringstrasse on various trams made for a fascinating day.

Thank Monica M
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Took the Ring tram around the Ringstrasse. Got amazing view of historic buildings with beautiful architecture.

Thank varunfrnd
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Lots of American stores (which is usually something I try and avoid when traveling) but I guess it's just a super touristy zone. Lots of great ice cream shops and people watching. Very pretty street views. Church is pretty but way to much frankincense!!!!

Thank melissamadden227
Reviewed June 18, 2016

We utilized the Rick Steves Ring tour podcast to get the most out of the trams. The podcast was so simple, and excellently described each stop/neighborhood we stopped in. Best way to get around the Ring.

Thank TomSueNY
Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Ringstrasse goes in a circle, as it name implies, around the main part of old Vienna. Taking a trip around the entire circumpference will give you an excellent overview of the size and location of many of the different prominent sites in old Vienna....More

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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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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.