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. Take a look at our Vienna trip maker tool to schedule your visit to Historic Center of Vienna and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Historic centre with shops and restaurants, is not very small angles with beautiful visuals, not to say unique, but just pleasant to walk ...
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  • August 17, 2017
    Not possible to cram any more culture into one city! The architecture, music, history, art and people make this a recommended city.  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Nice to walk around the historic centre of Vienna. Many are the glimpses that exudes imperial atmosphere.
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  • June 15, 2017
    Once a Capital to 2 Great Dynasties, Habsburg and Astro-Hungarian Empire, Vienna Really Stands out from the rest of the European Capitals when it come to Palaces, Architecture last but not the Least #Operas .. A city with Many Pasts and now thriving to the modern day economy. Vienna is Love !!

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Where to stay in Vienna

As a former imperial capital, Vienna is full of lavish hotels reminiscent of the city’s royal past. If you’re traveling on a budget, it’s not hard to find hotels for a more affordable price. Consider staying in the Innere Stadt, or First District, if you only have a short time in town, as you’ll be within easy walking distance to many of the city’s main tourist attractions. Outside of the central core, Leopoldstadt, or Second District, lines the Danube and offers peaceful walks through tree-lined paths. For shopaholics, Mariahilf, or Sixth District, is a central neighborhood with busy shopping streets and lively markets.
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