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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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Beautiful city

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... read more

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am lover of European culture and this is IT FOR REAL !!! Christmas atmosphere at here is really magic ;)

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Absolutely stunning city! Everything is beautiful, clean and renewed. It so much worth seeing. You can find all the museums and palaces close to each other. You can get everywhere on foot.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely walk with so many beautiful buildings. Loved it. All white and clean. Busy because I was there over New Year. A must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot imagine that anyone planning a trip to Vienna wouldn't be planning a trip here, but it is truly beautiful. Just what you would expect and more. My only criticism is of myself and that my planning did not allow for the time to just wander and explore.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'd say, if there is anything specifically you feel you need to see then do get a map. otherwise just walk, you'll have plenty of stuff to take pictures of and come back to the museums afterwards. the horse carriage thing looks nice when they are parked in Stephansplatz, but FOR ME, it was not worth it.

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One building after the next with stunning architecture and amazing stories. Plenty to do for half a day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very clean city center with impressive buildings, and a lot of greenery. The variety of architectural styles can be found is impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 4 days here in December 2016.I had a tour guild who covered the 1st municipal District of Vienna.Very interesting time most shops were open, along with all churches. Christmas in Vienna does not start until 16.00 hours on Christmas eve, unlike the UK that starts 6 days before, so only a small number of Christmas tree could be... More 

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We were fortunate to have almost three weeks in Vienna. We stayed downtown and it became quite familiar getting around. There are so many exquisite buildings in all parts of the city, but being in the city center and considering inside these buildings Lenin, Stalin and Hitler were all pursuing their manifestos at the same time. That diplomacy has been... More 

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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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