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Address: Historic City Centre, Vienna, Austria
Phone Number: 43015818640
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$48.83*
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Small-Group Vienna Christmas Tour including Belvedere Palace Market
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$27.13*
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2-Hour Walking Tour of Classical Vienna

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The Heart of Any Visit

This is a great starting point for any visit. Getting off the tube here gives you a huge choice of museums, galleries, churches,restaurants and shops within walking distance.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great starting point for any visit. Getting off the tube here gives you a huge choice of museums, galleries, churches,restaurants and shops within walking distance.

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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The energy here is indeed electric. There are many people here giving the area a lively vibe. I felt safe here the entire time, though of course I'd recommend watching out for pickpockets. There was police presence while I was here, though it wasn't at all intrusive and felt very re-assuring. The Christmas Markets are neat here and not over-crowded... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful both during the day and night. A different type of traffic during the evening. Several beggars but they weren't aggressive. Very sad though. There was a video running constantly and playing so load that you could hear it from far away about slaughter houses and cruelty to animals. This was not appropriate for children to view. Winter festival had... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Its heart of vienna. Nice shops lots of people. So much to see in the city center. It has its own metro station.

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CARACAS, VENEZUELA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A delicious experience, lot of traditional items like Christmas trees, Christmas sculptures, Nativity sets,candles, angels in pottery, stuffed animals and delicious food like saussagges, mermelades, Christmas punch,chocolates- Really loved the experience

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You have to visit the Stephansplats and the church, it's a must. A lot of tourists are present and also very irritating costumed theatre vendors. They don't know when to stop and if you are not interested they don't spare very unpleasant mockery remarks. The city should do also something against the beggars.

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Boston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Need to go there at least for a while as the history here is memorable. Lots to do and see, just don't get lost with the winding streets. Use google maps.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say that for me this is the heart of Vienna. Loved the vibrant energy, the Christmassy feeling with few xmas shops around it. Great ambience. Looks amazing at night!

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Jakarta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here when sun already set. The pretty lights and two men sand the Christmas carol really brought up the ambience. I'm sure the place will be dazzling during the day as well. Many shops around. Conveniently located above u-bahn Stephanplatz

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Christmas market had started which made for an added reason to visit. Know that this square is flooded with people dressed up in medieval garb hocking overpriced tickets for tours, shows and other attractions.

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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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