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Graben and Kohlmarkt

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Vienna for 5 days last November. After looking into it we decided to buy a 6 day Vienna Pass even though we were only there for 5 days. It covered all entry into everything we visited, including exhibitions, and our transport via hop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 142juliel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lying between the Cathedral and the Hofburg is this very highend shopping area. Its a pedestrian area so you can wander and dream at the same time. All the top shops from around the world are here

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like shopping in international chains among thousands of other shoppers, this is for you. For all the others: This is probably the least Viennese corner of Vienna. It looks and feels like any other pedestrianized shopping area in any other big city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank i0reth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Graben is a pedestrian street on which you owe it to yourself to take a stroll. During December the Christmas decorations are truly special and put you into the Christmas spirit. There is every retail store known to man plus some specialty shops.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sewanee68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family visited this area during the Christmas markets, specifically to see the light display which consisted of splendid chandeliers of lights hovering over the pedestrian streets. Much of the area was filled with designer label shops, and although that's not our style, we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank internationalmama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both of these streets are easy to walk, have great shop windows artistically decorated and the lack of cars makes it more relaxing. Kohlmarkt is less crowded and more narrow. Cafe Demel on Kolhnmarkt is excellent in every way. At the winter holidays, the lights...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank whenwillweleave
Reviewed December 12, 2018

great for shopping especially if you are looking or designers clothes like Michael Kors ,and other famous designers

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bartell2016
Reviewed December 9, 2018

I live in Vienna. Not in the center, though. But whenever I come across the Graben and Kohlmarkt, I fall in love with this town again and again. Just today, walking the christmassy Vienna, those lights and lamps, the flair. I do travel a lot....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 957christianb
Reviewed December 9, 2018

much nicer than the famous Kärtnerstrasse , this area offers very nice shops, global and domestic brands, coffeehouses and great atmosphere

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Matthias F
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

I was wandering the streets of the first district with my girlfriend and the little stands with viennese streetfood and the christmas lights gave us a very special feeling. We stayed there, on one of the benches in front of Meinl. A bit cold after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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I believe you can get a refund of VAT type tax at the airport when you depart Austria.