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Vienna Old Town and St. Stephen's Cathedral Walking Tour

Product ID: 195680
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Take an imperial tour of the Old Town and follow the exciting history of Vienna and the Habsburg noble family. Admire the impressive St. Stephen's Cathedral Vienna and be enchanted by the magnificent buildings around the Hofburg.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 3:00 PM
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  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Vienna
  • Discover magnificent buildings and impressive grounds
  • See the impressive St. Stephen's Cathedral and Vienna Hofburg
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Enjoy a fun and informative walk through the highlights of Vienna's old town. Walk in the footsteps of Viennese history from the Middle Ages to the reign of Emperor Franz Joseph I. Learn about the mystical architectural history of  St. Stephen's Cathedral and find out why the devil wanted to prevent the building's completion. Then step inside and discover this magnificent Gothic cathedral.

Then continue to the Graben and see the historic baroque plague column. Stroll towards the Kohlmarkt until you reach the Michaelerplatz with the imperial façade of the Vienna Hofburg. Start at the stable castle and continue on to Josefsplatz which boasts great views of the imperial library. See the equestrian statue of Emperor Joseph II in the middle of the square.

Pass through a gate and walk further into a small courtyard overlooking the choir of the Vienna Hofburgkapelle. Arrive at the Schweizerhof of the Vienna Hofburg. Head through the Swiss Gate, an important Renaissance work of art, and reach the inner square of the castle. Marvel at the monument Emperor Franz II./I. where your historic city tour will end.
  • Certified Austrian tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Admission to St. Stephen's Cathedral €6 per person
  • Food and drink
  • Transfer
  • Tips

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Jasomirgottstraße 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria

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From US$ 174.38 Per group up to 10

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Product ID: 195680