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Fascinating Piece of History

We purposed on a walk around Vienna one day to make our way to one of the three WW II Flak Towers... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Alberta, Canada
Climb over rooftops in Vienna

There's something magical about the place, I first went to visit the House of the Sea, saw the... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We purposed on a walk around Vienna one day to make our way to one of the three WW II Flak Towers that remain in the city. With the help of a cell phone map we found it without too much difficulty. The one we...More

Thank Dale6284
Reviewed 27 July 2018

There's something magical about the place, I first went to visit the House of the Sea, saw the climbers and then came back to do the climbing as well :) I climbed with an instructor, and she was more then helpful, patient and full of...More

Thank ErinaNajdovska
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Huge world war 2 remnants. Too well build to be destroyed (economically), one is converted to Aquarium. Berlin and Hamburg also have these.

1  Thank Vike K
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A nice aquarium. Nicely arranged, with many things to see. If you have visited any average or big aquarium, then you won't see anything new. Quite expensive for what it offers

1  Thank Yannis M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

There is nothing at all, around the Flakturm that tells you anything about how it was buildt, who buildt it, how many used it during airraids and so it. As if it doesn´t exist. It is an impressive and indestructable building

Thank Vissing
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great time in Vienna again, Spent time relaxing in Augarten park amazed by the Flakturms a great piece of engineering and history. Also got to go inside one converted into an aquarium and mini zoo, super views from top. I recommend to anyone visiting Vienna.

1  Thank gavinkuk
Reviewed 2 April 2017

While visiting Augarten Palace we noticed two large concrete structures in the distance in the adjoining park and decided to check. These two towers are remnants of the Second World War. Two large concrete towers built as mounts for German anti aircraft guns. The guns...More

Thank percyvakil
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing climbing wall lesson with Christina. Couldn't believe I got the chance to do it. One of the coolest things I've ever done.

1  Thank Aodan
Reviewed 24 June 2016

An important reason to visit the Augarten. Is a stark reminder of the devastation and dark times of WW2.

Thank rajkk
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

I stopped by both during a leisurely walk around the aurgarten. The cylindrical one ('amargasaurus") had less visible bombing damage than the square one.

Thank lakwatsera2014
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Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping
heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The
weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium
Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six
remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with
a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna
and the centre. One of the most historic sites in the
area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with
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