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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  • It was very beautiful! It had nice buildings and excellent architecture! The church was so brilliant! I recommend the historic center and the center of Vienna! By feet only! You have to see this city....  more »
  • If you head to Vienna, this is where you want to experience it fully. Take a walking tour, or just take a walk by yourself or with friends, to experience the fabulous architecture, and the stunning...  more »
  • We have been to Vienna twice now for the Xmas Markets. It is a beautiful.place to visit. There are lots to things to do including site seeing with lots of stunning buildings, history gallore...  more »

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