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Rathausplatz 1 | 1st district - Inner City, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 53436
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Rathausplatz 1 | 1st district - Inner City, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
+43 1 53436
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful architecture, the Christmas market was set up at the entrance with a little over a hundred stalls. Ice skating, rides, food, gifts, just about everything imaginable for you to see and buy. Extremely nice, it was our first Christmas market and not sure what...More

Thank Mlarsen880
Reviewed 2 days ago

While walking around the Old Town, we stopped by to admire the Rathaus. They were setting up for a concert so we couldn't see much of the grounds, but we'd return for a tour.

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must see in both the daytime and all lit up at night. What a wonderful building in this amazing city!

Thank luckyno39
Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw a guard by one of the entrances, and asked if the Rathaus was open to the public. He said "yes of course", so we went in. The place is huge, and has rooms all over for functioning government. The halls and stairs are...More

Thank tommytirebiter
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The otherwise staid (but architecturally interesting) Rathaus turns into a winter wonderland for the annual Christmas market. The largest (and to this reviewer, the best) Christmas market in Vienna. Huge selection of shops, including a number of unique vendors). So grab a seasonal mug and...More

Thank Ira L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Rathaus at night. It's a really big and impressing building. The architecture is a bit different than the rest of the city and that makes it really special! The park in front is good to walk in. It's near other...More

Thank Ivo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is Vienna’s council house. It’s so impressive and at night when it is lit up it looks like a fairytale castle. A must see. When you were there they were setting up the Christmas market.

Thank kareng19662017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful buildings in Vienna and can be enjoyed anytime, but it is most impressive at night!

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building looks impressive from outside. It is located right in front of the Burgtheater which is also in a beautiful building.

Thank Vihren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent the most longest time here, love this design of neo Gothic building looks breathaking gorgeous. Overlooking to the Hofburg Theater use to be the theare for the Kings Family Rathaus is a city hall of Representatives of Vienna locate on Rathausplatz in the...More

Thank Lina J
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
25 November 2016|
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Response from William N | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Markets are only available until christmas, They are magical