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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  • We have just returned from Vienna and really liked it, it is easy to get into the city from the airport, the transport around the city is excellent, there is a huge variety of attractions so you will ...  more »
  • The Centre of vienna is gathered around the Cathedral of Santo stefano, around there are several smart shops and plenty of restaurants and cosy bars
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  • very nice architecture, interesting building, many interesting signs (indicated by the white-and red flags of the Federal State of Vienna), necessarily roof top bar 7.Etage department store Steffl; great views
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