Historic Center of Vienna, Vienna

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World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Other
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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  • Lots of gorgeous architecture, cool statues, interesting museums, and nice churches (including Stephansdom, in which you can climb up the towers--for 5.5 euros--and get great views of the city).  more »
  • I am an early walker and I was able to enjoy the historic center throughout the day. There is a different feeling to it early morning, with locals going to open the shops and cafes around. You seat...  more »
  • It is worth seeing everything, both what it puts on the maps and getting lost in its beautiful streets. Feeling of security at all times and that I have been all over all places.
  • Absolute must! Top location!

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