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Rathausplatz 1 | 1st district - Inner City, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 53436
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Rathausplatz 1 | 1st district - Inner City, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
+43 1 53436
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Reviewed today

We were here for the Christmas market and this has to be one of the best in Vienna. Beautiful decorated stalls each selling a unique product. Plenty of gluwein and punch on sale as well a food. Wrap up warm this time of the year...More

Thank salsa13
Reviewed today via mobile

We noticed that there is a library in the Rathaus, so called in to find out if it was THE library that we had read about. It isn’t but a very kind and gave us an impromptu tour of not only the library but the...More

Thank funnylittlewoman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Right outside this iconic building is a large Christmas Market, fun fair, light display and ice rink. What’s unique about the rink is that it’s not the conventional oval but a set of interconnecting routes amongst the illuminated trees. All a must see!

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to Rathaus during December in a typical Christmas atmosphere. The building is impressive and very beautiful. A lot of markets (food and gifts) are present to enjoy a very beautiful atmosphere. It is easily reachable by U-Bahn. It worth absolutely a visit if...More

Thank marchese1985
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you need to breathe in a little bit of the Christmas atmosphere, then this is the place to be. The Christmas markets by the Rathaus building are just spectacular. There is also a large park around with ice skating and many other attractions. The...More

Thank LucieGx
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in December and the Christmas market was huge and very well laid out. Visit as it gets dark as the decorations are beautiful and there is a huge ice skating area. If you don't want to eat at the market, there are lots...More

Thank NigelnTracey
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful buildings in Europe and at xmas time it hosts a huge xmas market with decorations and lights in abundance. A truly magical place

Thank 66luk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The imposing Rathaus hosts the best and biggest christmas market in Vienna with the unique experience of skating along the frozen footpaths.

Thank inchmurrin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The back drop for the largest of the Xmas markets. So lovely. We didn’t go inside as there were so many people we just viewed it from outside.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there before the Christmas and there was a Christmas market in front of the place. Very beautiful place.

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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 centre. The
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Ahsan R
7 April 2017|
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Response from Sonya P | Reviewed this property |
Worth going in, reasonably priced
6 April 2017|
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Response from CalBristol | Reviewed this property |
Greetings! The Rathaus has guyided tours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1pm. (Except on session days - whatever that might be, prtesumably when the City Council is meeting!) The tours are in German but they provide... More
26 November 2016|
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Response from William N | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Markets are only available until christmas, They are magical