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Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old city of Vienna.
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“yellow tram” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vienna, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed August 25, 2015

Took the yellow tram which features a narrative of what you are seeing. This is a circular 25 minute route Wright around the heart of the city. About 8 euros but worth it. What a beautiful city.

Thank David F
Reviewed August 25, 2015

You can take a special tram that circles the ring, walk around it or simply take the regular trams around. We started at the Opera with the 2 tram towards the Danube and then switched to the 2 tram, exactly when seeing the water -...More

Thank MatildaTanascov
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Created exactly 150 years ago by demolishing the fortifications that had surrounded old Vienna, the Ring Road is full of imposing buildings and palaces. Take a tour on the yellow tram circling the entire road to get an overview, and afterwards go through some of...More

Thank GranZorro
Reviewed August 24, 2015

excellent for a quiet walk after 21 when traffic is light and few pedestrians are around. quite safe as well

Thank S L
Reviewed August 24, 2015

The old ring road of Vienna is very impressive. The buildings seem almost monolithic. Back in the old days, this was where the top of the Austrian society lived.

Thank Lennart G
Reviewed August 24, 2015

We took the tram around the Ringstrasse because walking was a little confusing. Tram ride was okay but the area is nice

Thank fairypk
Reviewed August 23, 2015

As some reviewers have mentioned it's probably best if you get the tram to view most of Ringstrasse. We saw it from a mixture of being on the trams and also just walking around which i found better to be honest with you. This way...More

Thank pandamedic
Reviewed August 23, 2015

The main street sourrounding the city center of Wien. The mos interesting part is the central one, where you can see the Parliament and the Rathaus.

Thank Alessandro B
Reviewed August 22, 2015

I shall agree with other reviewed that if you use the Tram you will enjoy this road even more and discover its personality. Don't forget, for a 3 days staying in Vienna is around 16 euros the pass for all the transportation (metro, S bahn,...More

Thank Angelos_Christou
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Take the Ringstrasse tram! It is a great overview of the area and adds historical elements but is not boring at all. A must do your first day! It's a great inexpensive orientation to the city.

Thank orbuzzard
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.