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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

X-mas / Weihnachten Tips (27)

Christmas Markets All Over the City

I've been in a fair few European capitals in December but I think it's highly unlikely that anyone does Christmas better than the Viennese. The place seems somehow made for Christmas and you will have...
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Ekaterinburg
Apr 04, 2011

Christmas Markets Are Social Occasions

In Vienna (like many other places in Europe), there is a tradition of Christmas markets in the holiday season. These markets are not just for shopping -- but are social events. People enjoy good...
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BillNJ
Dec 02, 2010

Good Luck Pigs

Austrians believe that pigs bring good luck. The pig has long been a significant animal, especially at the end of the year, as a symbol of abundance, because all parts of the pig can be eaten.At New...
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von.otter
Jan 30, 2009

Handicraft for children

I think children pretty enjoy this activities in Rathaus. The hall is separeted in many rooms and in every of them is different type of handicraft as cooking cookies, painting pictures, sewing and so...
Veroali
Dec 17, 2008

Other Christmas Traditions.

Vienna doesn't just stop at Christmas markets. There are wonderful decorations on streets, public buildings and shops all over the city. I have never before seen so many perfectly dressed Christmas...
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Ekaterinburg
Jan 02, 2007

Wiener Eistraum

The Wiener Eistraum is an annual ice skating venue spread over much of the Rathauspark. This area contains two large oval skating rinks, two small children's rinks, plus a long ice trail that weaves...
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Ewingjr98
Nov 16, 2006

The children bake and do handicrafts to Christmas

The inner hall of the Viennese town hall is a real workshop into the Christmas time.The children bake cookies and then, they sell to the many visitors. The aggregate sale is donated for the arms,...
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Fam.Rauca
Dec 01, 2005

Wiener Christkindlmarkt

In the Weeks before Christmas you will find numerous markets across Vienna's squares and pedestrian zed zones.The most famous festivity is the Viennese Christmas Market, on the town hall place.The...
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Fam.Rauca
Nov 30, 2005

Christkindlmärkte

In the six weeks leading up to Christmas, Vienna and many other towns and cities have a Christkindlmarkt - an Advent Market. They sell a lot of traditional products - such as wooden toys, christmas...
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morgenhund
Nov 08, 2005

WHAT BAD BOYS AND GIRLS GET FOR CHRISTMAS!

Yes, I know some of you will be terribly disappointed to read that this is bit of genuine cultural info rather than an advert for fetish shops but it really is rather interesting! For if you travel to...
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themajor
Jul 10, 2005

Gluwein

Pronounced "Glue wine", or something close to that, this drink was my favorite beverage of Europe. Its basically hot, spiced wine, with a little brandy thrown in to boot. Served from big wooden...
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Jmill42
Mar 19, 2004

MariahilferStrasse

In Vienna we saw many beautiful Christmas Markets like the one on the picture... We bought some Christmas ornaments for our tree and drunk some hot drink on this markets. Among the other cool things...
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NunoF
Jan 16, 2004
 
 
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"VIENNA, AUSTRIA ~ MUSIC IS IN THE AIR !"
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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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