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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
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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
From $390.00

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THINGS ARE LOOKING UP...LITERALLY!

Indeed they are! For this tip isn't so much 'off the beaten path' as 'totally above it'. In a city like Vienna where you are overwhelmed by the beauty of so many of the buildings, it's obvious that...
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themajor
Jun 22, 2005

Fountains

The two fountains on each side of the opera house were created by Josef Gasser (1817-1868).They represent two worlds: music, dance and joy on the left, and the siren Lorelei supported by sorrow, love,...
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Fam.Rauca
Aug 17, 2005

go inside and take a look

On my main picture you will see the big entrance-hall of the Palais Kinski, where in the old times the carriages stopped, so the noble people could get out and enter the palais. You may do so as well,...
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globetrott
Aug 10, 2012

Schmollgruber Haus - the smallest house in Wien

Take a look at "Vienna's smallest house" in Wien 7, Burggasse 3.It is just a bit more than 1,45 meters wide and fills a tiny spot between 2 houses and the street and it was built in 1872.Inside the...
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globetrott
Aug 09, 2012

Palais Trautson

Palais Trautson dates back to the year 1710 and was built by Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656-1723, he was also the architect of Karlskirche ).He built the Palais for "Obersthofmeister" Fuerst...
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globetrott
Aug 09, 2012

Palais Kinski 2nd floor - a hidden gem

In case that you happen to come to Palais Kinski on any workingday between Monday and Friday from 10.00am till 05.00pm: Don't hesitate to step up to the 2nd floor (USA: 3rd floor) of Palais Kinski,...
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globetrott
Aug 10, 2012

Try the COFFEE from the MOCCA CLUB!

The Mocca Club is Vienna´s Speciality Coffee House & Bar, featuring the biggest selection of single origin coffees. The Mocca Club offer over 45 freshly roasted single origin coffees and blends...
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longsanborn
Dec 13, 2006

Anker Clock.

The Anker Clock is a piece of Art Nouveau in the centre of the city. You will find it on Hoher Markt.It is a clock from 1914 year projected by Franz Matsch. It was on the building which owner was an...
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chiara76
Nov 25, 2005

Cute shops

There are three such a small shops, one after another, offering classical look cloks made by the local craftsmen. I cannot say much of its location, but it is definetely in the centre of the town and...
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croisbeauty
Apr 30, 2013

ARCHITECTURE IN VIENNA

If you are a student or just fascinated by architecture, then Vienna is a great place to see many different styles. The Roman influence can be found on Hoher Markt, Baroque is found in many palaces...
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mel_bee
May 19, 2003

Orangerie / Palmenhaus im Hofgarten

Look out for the ornaments in Palmenhaus im Hofgarten - they were recently totally restored.The Palmenhaus also offers a great restaurant with a terrace to have coffee in the atmosphere, the emperor...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

Palais Ferstl & Cafe Central

Palais Ferstl reminds me a bit of a palace in Venice - from inside and from outside as well. You can enter it from Freyung and will walk through a great gallery of exclusive shops and beautifully...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012
 
 
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"My birthplace & the place where I feel at home..."
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"VIENNA, AUSTRIA ~ MUSIC IS IN THE AIR !"
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"WALTZ INTO VIENNA!"
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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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