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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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Reviewed yesterday

Loved walking around the historic center, there was something special around every corner. Must see the Hapsburg complex and do the horse and buggy ride. Memorable!

Thank bverbeek
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The city centre of Vienna is undoubtedly a place like no other. You can just wander around and admire the beauty of all the buildings and feel the special atmosphere of the city.

Thank Janek M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The sights in the historic city are wonderful and all within walking distance, but Vienna has so much more to offer outside the centre. There are many districts that very interesting to visit as well, each with their own charm. E.g. Grinzing, throughout the whole...More

Thank Hannelike R
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Innere Stadt has so much to see, but if you go first thing in the morning it is less crowded and more enjoyable. Stroll down the Graben and all the little streets off it. It is pretty incredible to see all the sites and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Came to our Vienna from our river cruise. This is truly a beautiful city and way, way too much to see in a day, which is all we had.

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are so many amazing buildings here with ornate decorations. Look up and take pictures as the city center is crowded with people.

1  Thank edkemp2002
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Take a free walking tour around the historic centre of Vienna for an insight into the cities interesting past

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were very impressed with all the beautiful buildings in Vienna, all so well maintained, clean and attractive. There are so many of them you could easily get lost, as everywhere you look there are these tall impressive buildings. Although we are big Starbucks fans,...More

Thank britseyeview
Reviewed 6 days ago

For most people the stars of the old city are the Hofburg, Spanish Riding School, Cathedral and Kunsthistorisches. If you have the time and love architecture, it well worth downloading a map and putting on your walking shoes for a stroll around the rest of...More

Thank top-trippers
Reviewed 6 days ago

Vienna really gives the impression of a rich city that was very well built. Streets are wide with plenty of room for cars, trams, pedestrians and even bicycles. If only the cost of living was lower... i will be happy to live there.

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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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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
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Response from DoctorVonCueBall | Reviewed this property |
The Christmas Markets by City Hall (RatHaus) and the Museum Quarter. Also the shopping area which begins at the Opera House, For some really good food try the ‘Central Cafe’, ‘Cafe Demel’ or for a great Bier Pub try ‘Salma... More