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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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Horses galore

Vienna is a city of horses. Unlike other cities where I am often concerned about the welfare of the horses, these are well looked after through a proper licence system that... read more

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Vienna is a city of horses. Unlike other cities where I am often concerned about the welfare of the horses, these are well looked after through a proper licence system that regulates their working conditions. Horses and carriages are in good condition and they're everywhere so clip clop is part of the city's noise. Indulge yourself and take a ride...

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Too many things to see and to do. Easy accessible with public transport. The whole city is like a museum and the cost of living is affordable.

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Wonderful architecture and very many attractions clustered together making for a wonderful historic imperial atmosphere in the centre of Vienna

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Wonderful buildings, with perfect weather, cold but crisp. Had no problem getting around, very flat with good access

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Wien is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Public transportation is very easy to use, the centre of the city is stunning!

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We were on a walking tour from our cruise ship. So we only viewed the buildings from the exterior - no time for inside viewing. The many monumental buildings are maintained very well and most impressive. Much better than the ones in Budapest which seemed to have suffered during the Communist regime.

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This part of the city is like to be in a great museum, actually my husband said ithis is like a museum that became in a city! There is a lot of things to see and to learn about all the events that happened in this city that is amazing. Everything is very close ( walking distance). Highly recommended!

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It was a little cold, but with total 25 min walking, you can criss cross inner city and enjoy the architecture.

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The buildings in the center are very nice and well kept, make sure you know were to go and what you want to see. The inner city is not too large so you can easily walk it. There are some tourist attractions so enough reasons to walk around for a day, have lunch and a beer in the evening!

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A very nice and beautiful city. Lots of places to explore. The christmas markets are very nice. The parks are very nice. Lots of culture and museums and operas. Will be visiting again this magnificent city.

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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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