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Karlsplatz, Vienna
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Pause to enjoy the bustling metropolis at Karlsplatz, one of Vienna's hubs of activity. This lively square surrounded by historical buildings stands immediately next to the U-Bahn subway station. Of particular interest is the picturesque old subway station, preserved despite its retirement. Note its intricate and elegant design featuring gold accents, hand-painted details, and an arched roof--true to the Jugendstil architecture style. The square is also home to a large water pool, the Vienna city museum, and Karlskirche--a magnificent 18th-century Baroque cathedral that towers over the city square. Stroll the large park and stop at one of the many restaurants and cafes in the area for a bite to eat. You might also catch one of the local events hosted on the plaza. Karlsplatz is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Vienna Edition.
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  • In heart of Vienna. All shops and restaurant are reachable. good place to wander in a sunny day. Pass by if you are nearby 
  • The Karlskirche and Karlsplatz Metro station help the good image we have of this square, as are two monuments, in different styles, but that mark the area. The atmosphere is nice and quiet in the area.
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  • From the Karlsplatz station 1 minute walk-took advantage of Karlsplatz station many times, so I stayed at the Opera Hotel is located 2 minutes. Engraved on the floor of the station underpass, famous musician's name plate and fit the Vienna version of the "plates of fame" in Hollywood is like.
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  • a must see if you are in Wien for the first time
  • Right at Karlsplatz u1u2 u4 lokalbahn
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