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Historic Center of Vienna

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Address: Innere Stadt, Vienna, Austria
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The historic centre of Vienna is rich in beautiful architecture, including...

The historic centre of Vienna is rich in beautiful architecture, including Baroque castles and gardens, as well as the late-19th-century Ringstrasse lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks.

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History everywhere

Wherever you will go, wherever you will turn - it's all about history! Historic Center of Vienna is such a beautiful place, you will want to come back and back again. The... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wherever you will go, wherever you will turn - it's all about history! Historic Center of Vienna is such a beautiful place, you will want to come back and back again. The architecture, the views - everything is just amazing. No.1 in Vienna definitely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must and very reasonable price 7.50 euros or 6 euros for senior citizens. 45 minute tour with guide offerinr several different choices of language such as English, Spanish, Italianetc

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the underground is great, get a 24 hour or 48 hour ticket and just hop on and off - between 5-10 mins max on journeys. The architecture is amazing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

unfortunately Vienna suffers from massive over inflation and hype of its attractions. If you have been to Paris, Salzburg, Prague etc., it tends to ruin your trip to Vienna. There are few vistas ; everything seems to be very enclosed, partly because there is no river running through the city. You can get views on the Ringstrasse, but its only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So much to see and so little time when you only have a long weekend. There is such a large slice of recent European history with all its trials and tribulations as well as celebrations here that you can't fit it all in over just four days so we had to confine it to the Hofburg, Imperial apartments, Sisi museum... More 

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Very nice to just walk around in the streets and pop into a cafe or restaurant. Strongly recommend ☺️

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful city centres I have seen. Overflowing with shops, historical buildings, attractions and places to eat. There are horse carriages taking people through the city! :)

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The Historic Centre of Vienna holds significant architecture from three periods (Middle Ages, the Baroque period, and the Gründerzeit), and is a capital of music

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Eherever you walk u see beautyful architecture. Looming buildings looking austere but artistic at the same time. Everywhere you go is interesting. A must visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There's lot of beautiful markets in the city centre during December and great food stall serving hot wine and punch

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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 centre. 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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