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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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There are lots of places of interest to see in Vienna and as it is such a vast city I found the best way to see all the sights was on the Hop on, Hop off buses. They were... read more

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are lots of places of interest to see in Vienna and as it is such a vast city I found the best way to see all the sights was on the Hop on, Hop off buses. They were excellent value for money.

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Vienna, Austria
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If you visit Vienna you must see this. There are many car free zones where you can enyoj the flair of the city on a walk, resting in one of the historic or modern cafe. Shopping in luxury shops and department stores (Steffel, peak & Cloppenburg, hm, etc.) Visiting art galleries like the Albertina, see the dome or other very... More 

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Nice place for a stroll. Full of overpriced luxury shops. Full of tourists. Not as big as I expected. Not much to say... If you go before Xmas it's nice but quite full.

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All those historical buildings takes you back in time. It is conveniently supported with the modern transportation system.

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This inexpensive loop tram ride (narrated, multiple languages, on headphones) is a perfect orientation to this amazing city. It gives you a sense of the history and of the lay-out. Helps one plan for the best order to visit the many historical attractions. I recommend doing it on your first day of your visit.

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Berlin, Germany
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the best mix of different epoches. Gothik, Renaissance, Barock, Art Nouveau. A walk from one brilliant epoch to the other one. The best way to understand the hilites of the Habsburg-dynasty (in 16th and 17th century: the empire, where the sun never sets): walk, walk and admire! And let Your cultural mood be pamperd thru a local guide!

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I do not think it is necessary to write long reviews about Vienna's beauty. All was already written and I would just repeat what was written thousands times:) Just go there and be impressed for yourself.

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Right site to visit and learn about the history of Europe as a center of the Austro Hungary history The modern shops in historical sites makes it even more intersting

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The museum sector in Vienna is amazing....art galleries and museums altogether on one area easily reached by underground which takes you to the centre where it all is. So much to see and do!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Okay. You're in Vienna, Austria, so how could you even think about missing the Historic Center of Vienna? There are soi many things to do and see it is ridiculous and if You are one of the river cruises, you realize you can't possibly see even a tiny bit of them all. But, make sure you see St. Stephen's Platz... More 

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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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