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Ringstrasse

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Address: Vienna, Austria
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old...

Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old city of Vienna.

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Interesting to walk around

We walked all the way around the ring. I have arthritis and because it is so flat it was easy to do. After going on the Big Bus around the ring it was nice to walk around it and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked all the way around the ring. I have arthritis and because it is so flat it was easy to do. After going on the Big Bus around the ring it was nice to walk around it and to take it all in, so to speak. Lots of places to rest and to call into like the parks, coffee... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This ring road is definitely not an attraction on its own. However, it does connect several attractions in Vienna, and despite being rather ugly looking for walking (especially if the traffic is heavy), you'd probably get a chance to have at least a short stroll in it.

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Paignton, Devon UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ringstrasse circles the central and mainly pedestrianised centre of the city an is the quickest and easiest place to find public transport to move around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful place for a tour in the car seeing all the fancy hotels and fancy places great spot to get to know Vienna !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Vienna it is a must to walk around the Ringstrasse. There are numerous small boutiques, restaurants, coffee and pasteries shops as well as gorgeous historical building to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This U shaped avenue that surrounds what used to be the old Vienna encloses many of the great Viennese buildings including Austrian Parliament, The Rathaus (city hall) ,the hofburg, the museum quarter and more churches than you count.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good way of seeing all the historic sites, since one cannot go to every place unless one stays here for more than a week.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always find it strange when TripAdvisor suggests to review a street. it's a wide, busy Boulevard that identifies the historical district.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vienna is a @UNESCO World Heritage site in its entirety, in particular the Inner Stadt or the First District. The Inner Stadt was formerly marked by a city wall which was later demolished to make way for the Ringstrasse, the circular boulevard of imperial stature that surrounds the entire border of the Inner Stadt. Exploring this entire boulevard will take... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ringstrasse is an "U" shaped avenue that surrounds what used to be the old Vienna. There are many important buildings that are in Ringstrasse. The Austrian Parlament, The Rathaus (city hall) ,the hofburg, the museum quartier complex and etc... This a really first good visit. By touring the Ringstrasse it's possible to do a preliminary scan in the city.

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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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