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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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Amazing city

All buildings in this city museum were amazing. Spent hours waking around most of them . A lot of the grounds you don't have to pay to enter only if you want to go around the... read more

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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All buildings in this city museum were amazing. Spent hours waking around most of them . A lot of the grounds you don't have to pay to enter only if you want to go around the buildings.

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Some structural work going on to many of the buildings and churches. We only had 3 days which was nowhere near enough time to see everything

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The historic centre of Vienna is amazingly picturesque. Anywhere yopu stand you can click a million pictures. There is so much history. The guided tours should be taken after which one should walk in the old city.

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We loved Vienna; we found that it was just as easy to walk around the city; as it was to use the public transport. Get a Vienna Pass and add on a travel pass. This gives you all the options; especially useful when you feet are sore and time is short. Try the street food and the coffee houses. Fantastic!... More 

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We did not think this was the most beautiful city in Europe, however there is so much splendor and fabulous art and treasures to see - just take plenty of money as one has to pay to see almost everything.

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Take a walk and immerse yourself in the history of this place. So much to see and experience. The churches and cathedrals are just jaw dropping beautiful. Plenty of outdoor cafes to sit and relax and lots of shops as well.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Kärtnerstrasse, nice shopping area. Steffl beautiful shoe department and restaurant at the roof with spendid view on the city

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Historic centre of Vienna is wonderful to see, the architecture is a mix of old and new, it's modern history has impacted on this lovely centre. Everything is well thought out and compliments each other. It takes more than the three days we had to really know the city - its so beautiful

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Revel in the surroundings of cobblestone walkways and old architecture of this area. Lots of buildings to feast upon and small cafes to enjoy coffee. The coffee is best in Vienna. Enjoy shopping in the area too if you will. The church is ancient and a sight to behold.

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Full of history and compact. The Hofburg was amazing(imperial palace) as was the spanish riding school

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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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