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Rathausplatz 1 | 1st district - Inner City, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Not much seems to be free in this town, but getting a tour of the Rathaus is! The times are very limited, they offer them only on Mon, Wed and Fri at 1pm. But it is free, informative and interesting. The tour lasts one hour....More

8  Thank Turtleliving
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We went on the free tour offered on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1pm. The meeting point for the tour is the entrance around the back - a brown door which a street sign saying info - not at the front of the building....More

5  Thank Emma S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were lucky enough to gave a reception in the Festival Room as part of our Global Forum event. Unfortunately we missed the Christmas markets and lights by a few days; and entered through a back door owing to the work being undertaken at the...More

Thank BeatriceManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great building like many you can find in Vienna. Situated in the inner ring when walking around the city center is one of many sites you can admire. Lovely park with much green to rest in the shadows for a while.

Thank zafiriszafiropoulos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building with a stunningly intricate facade and lots of window box flowers and flags. The park beside it is nice to walk in but unfortunately the plaza in front was closed off on my visit stoping me from getting a closer view. I think...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by after visiting Votivkirche as it is only a short walk away. Upon arrival we were gutted to find that the area had been sealed off as they are prepping the huts for the winter Christmas markets. So be warned if you visit,...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The magnanimity really amazed me. It is now under some renovation work. I would definitely recommend to visit this place and experience its size.

Thank Pavan1220
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been given a tip to visit in the evening when the building is illuminated. On our way back to the apartment from a day of sightseeing we decide to stop off at the Rathaus Metro to see the City Hall. No, this is...More

Thank Steve1724
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit far from the city centre (Graben), the seat of local government of Vienna is looking magnificently gothic. I walked and walked until I saw the spires of this building. In August 2018, refreshment kiosks were put up in between the main road and...More

Thank Alfred O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did not expect this building to be quite so big and spectacular in the middle of the Vienna. The detail in the building as well as seeing it lit up at night, makes it well worth a visit.

Thank AussieTravellers555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is really nice, also in the place at the front you have a nice spot with food trucks and attractions for kids.

Thank Francisco C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building is one of the jewels of Vienna and if the magnificent architecture was not enough it is surrounded by a very nice park

Thank RayMiami
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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