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Historic Center of Vienna, Vienna
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Boasting Baroque castles and gardens mixed with monuments and parks, the architecture of Historic Center of Vienna, a World Heritage Site, reflects significant cultural and political periods in Europe. Most notably, the center's architecture visually represents the Middle Ages, the Baroque period, and the Grunderzeit. This site was the home of Celtic and Roman settlements before developing into a Medieval and then Baroque city. With the Ringstrasse and its historic buildings and monuments, Vienna's historic core is full of important Austrian museums and government buildings. Walk along the Danube, and look for the different architectural imprints left on this city. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Vienna holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Historic Center of Vienna and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I don't think there was a square inch of the old city that we didn't cover walking and going to christmas markets. well worth the visit 
  • Wherever you walk in this city centre it is beautiful, majestic, and oozes class, even the Lippitzana horses in their stables, heads poking out, just came across these by wandering through the streets...  more »
  • The area is filled with beautiful architecture. So many things to see and do here. The history here is amazing.