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Private Half-Day History Walking Tour in Vienna: The City of Many Pasts
"Vienna is not just a city of one past but a city of many pasts. Delve into Vienna's past and present on an insightful 3-hour walking tour of its colorful history and architecture. Your tour begins at Michaelerplatz where the Hofburg the Habsburg’s imperial palace and seat of power since the thirteenth century dominates the square. Clockwise from the palace is the green and gray Loos House designed by Austrian architect Adolf Loos (1870 1933).From there the tour continues down Kohlmarkt and the Graben
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Small-Group History Walking Tour in Vienna: The City of Many Pasts
"Vienna is not just a city of one past but a city of many pasts. Delve into Vienna's past and present on an insightful 3-hour walking tour of its colorful history and architecture. Your tour begins at Michaelerplatz where the Hofburg the Habsburg’s imperial palace and seat of power since the thirteenth century dominates the square. Clockwise from the palace is the green and gray Loos House designed by Austrian architect Adolf Loos (1870 1933).From there the tour continues down Kohlmarkt and the Graben
From $90.00
 
Private Half-Day History Walking Tour in Vienna: The City of Many Pasts
"Vienna is not just a city of one past but a city of many pasts. Delve into Vienna's past and present on an insightful 3-hour walking tour of its colorful history and architecture. Your tour begins at Michaelerplatz where the Hofburg the Habsburg’s imperial palace and seat of power since the thirteenth century dominates the square. Clockwise from the palace is the green and gray Loos House designed by Austrian architect Adolf Loos (1870 1933).From there the tour continues down Kohlmarkt and the Graben
From $390.00

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Schonbrunn Palace: Overview

although the main Palace of the Habsburg Dynasty is at Hofburg Palace in the Center of Vienna, their Summer Palace of Schonbrunn, located near the outskirts of Vienna is famous the world over as it is...
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machomikemd
Feb 09, 2016

The zoo (Schonbrunn)

The initial animal collection at Schounbrunn was formed by the stock of animals from the former palace of Neugeboude and the menagerie belonging to the Belvedere. These animals - with the exception of...
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kris-t
Mar 11, 2011

The zoo (Schonbrunn)

The Tiergarten Schönbrunn Zoo Vienna is located near the famous Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria.It is the oldest zoo in the world, dating from 1752. Since its privatization in 1992 it is led by...
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kris-t
Mar 11, 2011

Schonbrunn - the unpalatable truth

This is probably on the top of many people's list of things to see in Vienna. It's massive. The palace itself, the gardens, the zoo; everything about the place is on a grand scale.If you suddenly have...
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iandsmith
May 31, 2009

Schon Schonbrunn

The imerial family could not chose more beautiful chateu as their summer residence. The yellow colour is wonderful and contrasting with green and colorful flowers everywhere around. I guess it...
Veroali
Dec 16, 2008

Schonbrunn - panorama bahn

This little train was the best discovery I made today. It is raining her in Vienna like there is no tomorrow. It was our day for visiting Schonbrunn and there was no ways that we could go into the...
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mvtouring
May 20, 2008

Schonbrunn - Gobelin Salon

Not onlz the walls of this room are decorated with Brussels tapestry from the 18th centry, but the armchairs too. The wall tapestries show market and harbour scenes, the armchairs are upholstered with...
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mvtouring
May 20, 2008

Schonbrunn - Franz Joshep's study

FJ ascended to the throne at the age of 18 years. He had an enormous workload everyday and his days started at 5 oclock in the morning. He spend most of his time at his desk. Here he would study...
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mvtouring
May 20, 2008

Schloss Schönbrunn

In 1695 Emperor Leopold I (r. 1658-1705) decided to build hunting lodge at Schönbrunn ('Beautiful Fountain') on Vienna's outskirts. The plan was to design a palace larger than Versailles. The...
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Bjorgvin
Jul 25, 2007

Avoid the Queues

If you know when you are going to visit Schonbrunn, then buy your ticket online. This will avoid lengthy waits to gain entrance. We had been assured that we wouldn't need to buy in advance in November...
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hawkhead
Nov 14, 2006

The zoo (Schonbrunn)

It is one of the zoos worldwide to house specimens of the giant panda. The zoo's pandas are named Yang Yang and Long Hui. Other zoo attractions include a Rain forest house, in which the spectator is...
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kris-t
Feb 23, 2006

Neptunbrunnen

The fountain of Neptune is clearly done along classical lines and sits roughly in the centre of the garden and is like an axis with the paths radiating out from it. Frankly I think some of these...
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iandsmith
Feb 05, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Vienna

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Naschmarkt

After passing the Vienna Secession Building we were planning on heading towards the Vienna Ring Road when we saw a rather interesting looking market area, so we went to have a look. It turned out to...
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Karlsplatz

like what I've Said, the City of Vienna has many known and hidden squares and there are even walking tours of the hidden squares of Vienna in some tour companies. One of the Largest Squares is the...
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Theater an der Wien

This historic theater got its name from the fact that it was built on the bank of a small river called the Wien – a river that has since been banished underground. For many years the Theater an der...
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Karlskirche - St Charles Church

Karlskirche or Charles’ Church is situated at the Karlsplatz and dedicated to Saint Charles or Cardinal Carlo Borromeo. Construction of this church started in 1716 and was accomplished by 1737. Church...
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Wien Museum Karlsplatz - Historical Museum of the City of Vienna

This “Vienna Museum” (Wien Museum) is a city history museum whose collections are “a blend of art and history”, meaning that there are numerous art works on display to illustrate the historical...
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Wiener Staatsoper - State Opera House

The Vienna State Opera (Wiener Staatsoper) is said to be one of the world’s busiest opera houses, with 350 performances per year. The week I was in Vienna (the last week of October 2016), they put...
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