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Address: Vienna, Austria
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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Created by order of Emperor ranz Josef

The old city walls were torn down and the moat filled creating what is the Ringstrasse. Bt design the Ringstrasse was to linedd with grand pubkic buildings. And so it was. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 February 2017
Lloyd G
Charleston, SC, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The old city walls were torn down and the moat filled creating what is the Ringstrasse. Bt design the Ringstrasse was to linedd with grand pubkic buildings. And so it was. The Parliment, State Opera, Volkstheather and other grand buildings sprangup creating a wonderful avenue and public space. A vibrant, lively area with fine hotels.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

This circular road takes you past many of the big attractions in the city. You can check out what is offered on the route and go back to spend more time in the places that interest you the most!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Ring Strasse or better, the grand boulevard is a circular road in the old quarters of Vienna surrounded with fantastic buildings, such as the parliament and the town hall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is an attraction in Vienna, which is partly made by Napoleon ... When he entered Vienna, he broke thru the wall. Later, Franz Josef, the Austrian-Hungarian emperor decided to demolish the remnants of the wall (some 500 years old at that time, reinforced during the Turkish sieges in 16th and 17th centuries). He ordered a Grand Boulevard to be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We took the tram tour on our first morning in Vienna . We had already read up on specific places we wanted to visit but this was a good way to get a general overview and sense of scale - it's 8 euros per person and takes about half an hour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

An interesting circular surrounding the historical inner city of Vienna. Many historical buildings, such as Austrian Parliament, Town Hall (Rathaus), Burgtheater, Opera House, University of Vienna and many museums, cafes and restaurants, located at this area are worth to visit. Tram and bus tours are also available on this circular.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The best way to experience it is by walking. Enough time for pictures and enjoy in different style buildings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Ring avenue is a large boulevard going around all the Innere Stadt district. It is interesting to make it once (by car) to see in a few minutes a lot of important constructions of Vienna like Rathaus, Vienna State Opera, Austrian Parliament, Federal Ministry of Justice, Burgtheater, University of Vienna, etc. Just do it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Relatively easy (and warm) way to see the sites of central Vienna. You can either book the dedicated tram tour of the Ringstrasse, or do the combination with the city tram (Line 1, 2, and D combinations) if you already have the daily transit pass.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

the stunning Avenue with most attractions and of course the opera in Vienna the most famous attraction. Will surely amaze you whether you are on foot or by some means of public transportation is worth a passage

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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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