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Address: Historic City Centre, Vienna, Austria
Phone Number: 43015818640
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US$48.75*
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Small-Group Vienna Christmas Tour including Belvedere Palace Market
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US$27.09*
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2-Hour Walking Tour of Classical Vienna

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Worth taking a look at modern day world of shopping and appreciate retail Vienna too. Some of us window shopping and others seriously label hunting

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2015
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Worth taking a look at modern day world of shopping and appreciate retail Vienna too. Some of us window shopping and others seriously label hunting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Lovely place to wonder about. Street vendors, nice shops and great little pubs tucked down alleys. Enjoy the local beer, brats and horseradish. Truly the hub of Vienna! Do go into St Stephan's on the square. Its well worth the visit. Pay the few Euro to take the tour of the Cathedral - Get an Audioguide * visit the Catacombs... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

It is one of the most happening places in Vienna. Located next to the St. Stephan's Church, you will find this city square bubbling with life. The shops and café around the place could keep you busy for hours.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

It's a fun square to visit. A little weird to see beautiful cathedral in gothic style and a modern hi tech style hotel right across it. Not sure if I really like this combo. Lots of Mozard walking around selling concert tickets. I heard some of them could be fake. Visit the cathedral! It's gorgeous inside and out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is the main center of Vienna. So many shops, resturant's . The Vienna Oprah House is also here. Take the Hop ON Hop Off Buses from this location and you can see the whole city.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

I went with my family in December, just after Christmas. The days were short, gray and cold. The downtown area felt empty when we arrived on a Sunday. However, every day after that, downtown was packed with people. My family kept getting split up by more aggressive pedestrians who'd plow between us. We tried to do some shopping in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Coming up out of the subway and into the heart of Vienna near the Stephansdom Cathedral is an almost surreal experience. The average American isn't used to being exposed to contrasting medieval architecture in a modern urban setting and its amazing to see it work so well together. The people watching is amazing. We were there in the summer and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

This is the center of Wien. The first place that you should go and see in this nice city. There are alot of thing that you can find such as restaurants, shopping mall, historical architecture,.....

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

A great place to visit where everyone in Vienna gathers. A sea of tourist arrives here everyday to visit the Cathedral and to walk the streets around. Lots of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy as well in a place with an amazing environment. This place its the soul of Vienna...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

This square is the heart of Vienna. It is a very tourist area, where the St. Stephen's Cathedral is the main point. It has bars and good restaurants around. And good stores for shopping too.

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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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