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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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What a pleasure to be there, im very happy that i see this place, i recommend to you to visit, have a nice time in Vienna

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What a pleasure to be there, im very happy that i see this place, i recommend to you to visit, have a nice time in Vienna

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vienna has to be one of the most beautiful and cultured cities on earth - just strolling through the historic center is a joy.

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A mix of cultural and modern part of Vienna, here you can see old structures, high end shops, coffee shops, churches, souvenir shops, a nice place to walk around and the same time do the shopping.

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The last time I have visited the Historic Center of Vienna was August 2016. In my opinion it is one of the most beautiful places in Europe.

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Vienna is one of our favorites, and the historic center showcases the Habsburg Imperial city. From the Opera to St. Stephens to The Burg Theatre, it is a grand experience. We recommend adding a carriage tour that you can get at Hofburg Palace for a truly delightful tour of this city center.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Vienna is a very beautiful city; though frankly, they are not very friendly to Americans. Actually, I found the majority of people I came in contact with, to blatantly rude and obnoxious. Sad really.

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Just spent five days in this marvellous city and I can't praise it enough. Ancient and modern combined in such a way that neither loses its appeal. Very friendly people all of whom (fortunately) speak English. Bars and restaurants a plenty and all at reasonable prices and many selling speciality dishes. The historic buildings are on a par with any... More 

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Visit and admire the centre of the empire and meet Maria Theresa statue just in the middle of the palaces.

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The old town of Vienna is lovely, the outskirts are just typical city streets. The old city is mainly neo classical in style but there is also baroque and gothic to see as well. The streets are very clean and very safe and in February, no crowds at all. It was lovely just to wander. It is an easy place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wherever you will go, wherever you will turn - it's all about history! Historic Center of Vienna is such a beautiful place, you will want to come back and back again. The architecture, the views - everything is just amazing. No.1 in Vienna definitely.

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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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