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Architecture of Red Vienna Small Group Tour
"The end of World War I saw the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and 600 years of Hapsburg rule. In 1919 the socialists won an absolute majority in Vienna city government a position of power they maintained until 1934. This 15-year period was known as Red Vienna. To lead Vienna out of the rubble of defeat and into a new era the government introduced numerous legislative initiatives tackling labors rights and public housing. On a 3-hour guided walk you’ll experience the fascinating and gargantuan Art Deco public housing estates that were built in the 1920s and 30s on the outskirts of the city. A total of 60000 new apartment units were constructed between 1925 and 1934. These estates are striking to explore and learn about as they were built to be ideal worlds with small but practical housing units common baths
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Vienna by Night: Evening City Tour Including Wiener Riesenrad Ferris Wheel
"Start your evening with a hotel pickup from central Vienna or alternatively meet your guide near Kursalon Wien. Then take to the streets of Vienna to see the nighttime cityscape from the comfort of your coach.Where better to start than the Ringstrasse to see Vienna’s top attractions illuminated at night? Once considered the center of the Habsburg Empire the Ringstrasse is now flanked by a bounty of important monuments including Vienna Rathaus the Imperial Palace and more. Hear fun facts and historical anecdotes about the sights and then hop off your coach by Prater Park for a ride on the Wiener Riesenrad ferris wheel.Lit up in all its glory the Weiner Riesenrad is not only a spectacular sight to behold at night; it’s also one of the world’s oldest operating ferris wheels
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Private 3-Hour History Tour: Architecture of Red Vienna
"The end of World War I saw the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and 600 years of Hapsburg rule. In 1919 the socialists won an absolute majority in Vienna city government a position of power they maintained until 1934. This 15-year period was known as Red Vienna. To lead Vienna out of the rubble of defeat and into a new era the government introduced numerous legislative initiatives tackling labors rights and public housing. On a 3-hour guided walk you’ll experience the fascinating and gargantuan Art Deco public housing estates that were built in the 1920s and 30s on the outskirts of the city. A total of 60000 new apartment units were constructed between 1925 and 1934. These estates are striking to explore and learn about as they were built to be ideal worlds with small but practical housing units common baths
From $390.00

Ringstrasse Tips (42)

Ringstrasse (Vienna Ring Road) 3

final part of the three part tip with more picturesthe Ringstrasse was formerly the Fortress Walls of Imperial Vienna which withstood the famous Sieges of the Ottoman Empire twice and it encirciles...
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Feb 04, 2016

Ringstrasse (Vienna Ring Road) 2

part two of my tips with more pictures.the Ringstrasse was formerly the Fortress Walls of Imperial Vienna which withstood the famous Sieges of the Ottoman Empire twice and it encirciles the Inner...
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machomikemd
Feb 04, 2016

Ringstrasse (Vienna Ring Road) 1

the Ringstrasse was formerly the Fortress Walls of Imperial Vienna which withstood the famous Sieges of the Ottoman Empire twice and it encirciles the Inner Stadt of Old Vienna. In 1850, the outer...
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machomikemd
Feb 04, 2016

Ringstrasse - The best of architectural Wien.

The Ringstrasse is the part of Vienna I like most for its architecture and I don't know a city in Europe showing such an ensemble of beautiful buildings. The Ringstrasse is not one single street; it...
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breughel
Jan 21, 2014

Wiener Borse AG

Wiener Borse AG (the Stock Exchange) is one of the world's oldest exchanges, founded in 1771 during the reign of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, in order to provide a market for state issued bonds....
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croisbeauty
Dec 03, 2013

Ringstrasse tour - Neue Burg

During Napoleonic occupation of Vienna the old bastion, adjacent to the old castle, was demolished creating big open space. Soon after Napoleon was defeated and withdrew from Vienna, the new walls...
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croisbeauty
Nov 29, 2013

Ringstrasse tour - Neue Hofburg

The last expansion of Horburg was in 1860, after the demolition of the city walls. An Imperial Forum (Kaiserforum) was planned with a two winged structure reaching beyond the Ringstrasse. The project...
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croisbeauty
Nov 29, 2013

Ringstrasse tour - pronaos and pediment

The pronaos of the Parliament building is a copy of the Greek temples. First who was influenced by Greek and Roman architecture was great Italian architect Andrea Palladio and, as a matter of fact,...
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croisbeauty
Oct 13, 2013

Ringstrasse tour - the story of two monuments

I sat in the shade sheltered part of the Neues Hofburg and enjoyed sipping cold water. Right in front of the place where I was sitting stopped by a group of Italian tourists led by a guide and I was...
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croisbeauty
Aug 25, 2013

the "Ring" - Viennese Boulevard

In the mid-19th century the "Ringstrasse" was built, encircling the Inner City of Vienna. Along the ring you find many major sights of Vienna, like the Hofburg (Imperial Palace), the Burgtheater, the...
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MichaelFalk1969
Jun 30, 2011

The Central Tower

The Central Tower is 98 m high. A three-meter-high statue of Alexander Nehr crowns it.This statue is very special to the residents of Vienna. It’s an imitation of the statue of Emperor Maximilian I....
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hunterV
Apr 23, 2011

See the Republic Monument

The Republic Monument commemorates the founding of the Republic of Austria on 12 November 1918 after the fall of the Hapsburg monarchy. The monument consists of busts of the three Social Democrats --...
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Nov 27, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Ringstrasse

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Teehaus Haas & Haas

The first new building at Stock-im-Eisen-Platz was the “Teppichhaus Philipp Haas & Söhne”. It was a splendid building constructed in 1866-1867. This first Haas House was totally destroyed during...
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Stephansplatz

The Saint Stephen Square or Stephansplatz is the square the encloses the Magnificent Saint Stephen Cathedral in the Center of the Inner Stadt of Vienna and the square is part of the Golden U of...
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Stephansdom - St. Stephen's Cathedral

Sometimes I have to admit that I’m a first class hypocrite. I don’t like to see the world’s wealth spread so unevenly, but at the same time I have a fascination about seeing some of the treasures that...
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Leopold Museum

Leopold Museum is one of several art museums located in Vienna's MuseumsQuartier. It centres around the massive collection put together by Rudolf Leopold. Leopold started acquiring pieces in the...
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Mozarthaus Vienna - Mozart's House

During his ten years in Vienna, Mozart lived at a number of different addresses. His apartment at Domgasse 5 is said to be “the largest, most elegant and expensive apartment ever occupied by Mozart...
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Pestsäule - Plague Column

along the middle area of the huge Graben Pedestrian Shopping Street sits a large Holy Trinity Column which was built in 1693 to commemorate the Great Plague that happen in Vienna in 1679 of which the...
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