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Wiener Riesenrad Giant Ferris Wheel Vienna Entrance Ticket
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Wiener Riesenrad Giant Ferris Wheel Vienna Entrance Ticket
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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Innere Stadt, Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed yesterday

You can walk a lot and explore everything. You can also take breaks, and go to a cafe or different places. All the buildings are beautiful, very nice architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ClarenceLRhyne
Reviewed yesterday

Vienna is awesome for just walking around even if you don't go IN any of the many beautiful buildings. I recommend taking the hour or so to just walk the entire ring road. It was cold so we took the Ring Tram which covers much...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tomga2000
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whether your passion is architecture, art, history, food, coffee, museums, music, palaces, parks, pastry or churches, Vienna will satisfy your passion over and over again. Begin with the rhapsodically beautiful architecture on a grand scale, but tasteful and proportionate. Continue with historically significant locations, including...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hawk470
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wait a beautiful city to go visit. Transport is amazing for the further places but just to walk around the place and view the buildings and architecture. Defo will visit again, however it will be in warmer climate haha

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dazzler_30
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved wandering through the old part of Vienna. I was transported back in time and in awe of the amazing buildings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank happytravellers2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

lovely place to walk around, we went in winter so I think it was quieter that the summer which was nice. We missed the guided walk which was a shame and I think you learn a lot doing this

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank deb g
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Vienna is the most beautiful city in the world. Always nice to visit and I highly recommend this city

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elena E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The historic center of Vienna has been added to UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage list. Thus, St. Stephen's Cathedral, the Imperial Palace and many other historic buildings are now recognized as being among the 700 outstanding cultural and natural monuments of mankind - others include the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank 13charisk
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first winter trip to Vienna and it was beautiful, A great way to get in the Christmas spirit, all the little displays with the pastries and Christmas presents. As soon as you step in the center markets the smell of the milled wine is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trish074
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Vienna is always a good decision. Be it in summer or in winter. In December the city looks like a big Xmas tree. Just beautiful. Of course also crowded. However if you want to see the Stephansdom plaza empty and make some photos come...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ana G
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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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2 October 2018|
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Response from Miha P | Reviewed this property |
Simple answer is Yes. You need warm clothes and boots, because of the winter. Schoenbrunn is wonderful and they have different exhibitions all around. Check the dates. Christmas and next day are holidays in Vienna. Shops can... More
16 April 2018|
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Response from The5Cats | Reviewed this property |
We were in Vienna for 5 days ,before our river cruise. We walk a lot and I do mean walk a lot. Dress for the weather, get some really good comfortable, sturdy shoes, a map (good or close to it) a large capacity... More
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Response from Dannyshula | Reviewed this property |
Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Museums,Palaces,Markets,Old Town quaters,River walk ,Flee markets,Horse Carrage rides and a Lot of history. It all depands what you like to do. I poersonally liked the... More