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Small-Group Ringstrasse Walking Tour

On a half-day history tour, embark Vienna’s most famous boulevard, the Ringstasse, which was meant to dramatically prove the city’s cosmopolitanism and modernity. In the company of a scholar guide, learn about the controversies of the boulevard’s construction, it’s brilliant architectural completion, and how the Ring became the social hub of Vienna city life.

per adult from

$118

AUD

Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • 3-hour guided tour of Vienna’s Ringstrasse
    • Professional guide
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Ringstrasse, Vienna Austria

    The Ringstrasse is a circular grand boulevard that serves as a ring road around Vienna's historic Innere Stadt district. The road is located on sites where medieval city fortifications once stood. It is home to many of Vienna's best known sites, the Vienna Opera, the City Hall, the University and State Museums. It represents the affluence and sophistication of modern Viennese society.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Rathaus, Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1, Vienna 1010 Austria

    Vienna City Hall is the seat of local government of Vienna, located on Rathausplatz on the Ringstrasse. Constructed from 1872 to 1883 in a Neo-Gothic style, it houses the office of the Mayor of Vienna as well as the chambers of the city council and Vienna Landtag diet.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Wiener Staatsoper, Opernring 2, Vienna 1010 Austria

    The 1,709-seat Vienna State Opera was the first major building on the Vienna Ring Road, showing the vital importance of opera and music to Viennese culture. It was built from 1861 to 1869.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Maria-Theresien-Platz, Vienna 1010 Austria

    The term Kunsthistorisches Museum applies to both the institution and the main building. It is the largest art museum in the country and one of the most important museums worldwide.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Postsparkasse, Georg-Coch-Platz 2, Vienna 1010 Austria

    The Austrian Postal Savings Bank building is a famous building in Vienna, designed and built by the architect Otto Wagner. The building is regarded as an important work of Vienna Secession, branch of Art Nouveau.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Stadtpalais Todesco, Kaerntner Strasse 51, Vienna 1010 Austria

    Palais Todesco is a Ringstraßenplatz was constructed from 1861 to 1864 for the aristocratic Todesco family. One of the inhabitants was Baroness Sophie von Todesco, who established a renowned salon for artists and intellectuals.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Café Schwarzenberg, Kärntner Ring 17, 1010 Wien, Austria

    Café Schwarzenberg is a traditional Viennese coffee house, located on the Ringstraße boulevard. The interior is notable for having remained largely unchanged since it was opened in the 19th century.

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Universitätsring 4, 1010 Wien, Austria
    Return Detail :
    Vienna, Austria
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This tour can also be booked as a children’s family tour where your guide focuses on the symbols on various buildings and on everyday life in Vienna around 1900
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Insight Cities

Activity ID: V-10847P33

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