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Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old city of Vienna.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Vienna
Vienna, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When Franz Joseph decreed that the old city wall surrounding the Inner Stadt - the centre old town of Vienna be made into a road, he bequeathed a gift to the city and a unique urban design lesson to the world. Yes - it's just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Life-is-an-Adventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ring strasse is busy and for pedestrians have plenty of room to walk around, or use the trams to get around the city.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the street car along the Ringstrasse. A bit over-priced for the experience. Unfortunately it isn't a matter of going in one direction and then returning to see the other side of the Ringstrasse which was a bit disappointing. But we felt it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SDMcDD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ringstrasse is a large boulevard which surrounded the Historic Center of Vienna, being build instead of the ancient demolished walls of fortified Vienna. After its construction, there appeared a lot of magnificent buildings, real landmarks of Vienna : Vienna State Opera, Academy of Fine Arts,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Whilst in Vienna these things are really hard to miss...they are everywhere! The ringstrasse or ring road around the city is one of the easiest ways to get around. The added bonus to this over the U-Bahn is that you may see something to stop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom J
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful big area with Cathedrals, shops, mixed of new & old iconic landmarks, dining, etc. Great atmosphere. Such a nice place to stroll around & enjoy the atmosphere, especially in this sunny yet very cooling weather.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The Ringstrasse goes around center of Vienna with most of the iconic landmarks around. Take an old tram 0 dedicated for tourists and go around to see almost every important building also to see one of the urban planning wonders in the world. Very good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Antoni W
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

9.28.18 The way to see a lot fast. Buy an unlimited day pass and ride and walk Vienna. Worth it. the Doctor Hit me with some BIG LOVE ❤️💕 and a helpful VOTE!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

I was very excited about this trip, as I read so much about it. Even waited 30 mins for it as it runs every 30 mins and we missed one. Was charged 24 Euro for 2 adults and 1 child(3year old) . Most of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Shweta D
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Once around. Audio was difficult for me to hear by wife said it was clear. What else can you say about a drag?

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ron B
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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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31 July 2018|
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29 December 2017|
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Response from richard b | Reviewed this property |
Hi all, I suspect that it is not. the Ubahn and other transporation is operated by the City, whereas to my knowledge the Ring Tram is privately owned. But check anyway, its possible things are different and change. Have a... More
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The Lippizaner Stallions engage in training exercises at the Spanish Riding School at specific hours, and tickets are required; reservations are very highly recommended. Go to the Spanish Riding School website (srs.at) for... More