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Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old city of Vienna.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Vienna
Vienna, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed 17 January 2019

A great way to see Vienna. Romantic, beautiful and absolutely charming. We took this ride on a drizzling day! Well connected. Smooth transit and wonderful way to get around. Reliable and on-time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sukanyabsm
Reviewed 6 January 2019

The trams travel around the city ring road. Very regular and all in with the travel ticket. you hop on and off when you like

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stupot1944
Reviewed 31 December 2018

The Ringstrasse is a great way to get around the area of the middle of Vienna. All transportation modes can be gotten there, and there's so much to see. One can really appreciate the gorgeous architecture that has been preserved, and the foresight in designing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank internationalmama
Reviewed 29 December 2018

You can take tram 2 from the Opera, and change to 1 at Schwedenplatz, following the Ringstrasse (area of previous fortification around the old town), giving you a good overview of Vienna's inner city.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2018

s simple way of moving around and seeing some key areas of the city without all the cars. the trams show you the great view and where the great buildings have been located.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gooner_JT
Reviewed 6 December 2018

When Franz Joseph decreed that the old city wall surrounding the Inner Stadt - the centre old town of Vienna be made into a road, he bequeathed a gift to the city and a unique urban design lesson to the world. Yes - it's just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Life-is-an-Adventure
Reviewed 29 November 2018

The ring strasse is busy and for pedestrians have plenty of room to walk around, or use the trams to get around the city.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We took the street car along the Ringstrasse. A bit over-priced for the experience. Unfortunately it isn't a matter of going in one direction and then returning to see the other side of the Ringstrasse which was a bit disappointing. But we felt it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SDMcDD
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Ringstrasse is a large boulevard which surrounded the Historic Center of Vienna, being build instead of the ancient demolished walls of fortified Vienna. After its construction, there appeared a lot of magnificent buildings, real landmarks of Vienna : Vienna State Opera, Academy of Fine Arts,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Whilst in Vienna these things are really hard to miss...they are everywhere! The ringstrasse or ring road around the city is one of the easiest ways to get around. The added bonus to this over the U-Bahn is that you may see something to stop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom J
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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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31 July 2018|
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29 December 2017|
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Response from richard b | Reviewed this property |
Hi all, I suspect that it is not. the Ubahn and other transporation is operated by the City, whereas to my knowledge the Ring Tram is privately owned. But check anyway, its possible things are different and change. Have a... More
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