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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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  • We have never visited Vienna before but both had visions of how Vienna should be. We expected grandeur and opulence, many bars and restaurants grouped together particularly along the Danube. For a hig...  more »
  • If you like old buildings, Vienna is the place. One big beautiful house after another. Statues and monuments. Nice to walk around and take pictures. It is free to enter the cathedral but a fee to get ...  more »
  • On the first visit, the city feels very tranquil and quite calm; But the more you explore and the longer you walk the more there is to discover! The best way to discover the city is definitely with sh...  more »
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  • 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 !!