Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #12 in Vienna, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 8.5 km
Ascend 167 m
Descend 191 m

Explore Vienna in Austria with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in ViennaIndividual Sights in Vienna

Sight 1: St. Thekla

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The Roman Catholic Piarist Church of St. Thekla at Wiedner Hauptstraße 82 in Vienna's 4th district of Wieden is home to the parish of St. Thekla, one of 4 parishes of the Parish of the Good News, which was newly established in 2017. The church is dedicated to St. Thecla and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche St. Thekla (Wien) (DE), Website

505 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Alois-Drasche-Park

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The Alois-Drasche-Park in Vienna's 4th district, Wieden, is a 1.6-hectare traffic-free park near the Wiedner Gürtel, named after the cloth manufacturer and Wiedner benefactor Alois Drasche. The park is lined with upscale tenement houses of late historicist and secessionist character, which Felix Czeike and Friedrich Achleitner described as having varying architectural quality.

Wikipedia: Alois-Drasche-Park (DE)

432 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Palais Starhemberg-Schönburg

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Palais Starhemberg-Schönburg

Palais Schönburg is a palace in Vienna's 4th district of Wieden, located at Rainergasse 11.

Wikipedia: Palais Schönburg (DE)

1161 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 4: Belvedere

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Belvedere Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

The Belvedere is a historic building complex in Vienna, Austria, consisting of two Baroque palaces, the Orangery, and the Palace Stables. The buildings are set in a Baroque park landscape in the third district of the city, on the south-eastern edge of its centre. It houses the Belvedere museum. The grounds are set on a gentle gradient and include decorative tiered fountains and cascades, Baroque sculptures, and majestic wrought iron gates. The Baroque palace complex was built as a summer residence for Prince Eugene of Savoy.

Wikipedia: Belvedere, Vienna (EN), Website

434 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Botanischer Garten der Universität Wien

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The Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna is a botanical garden in Vienna, Austria. It covers 8 hectares and is immediately adjacent to the Belvedere gardens. It is a part of the University of Vienna.

Wikipedia: Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna (EN), Website

632 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Staatsgründungsdenkmal

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The State Foundation Monument is a monument erected to commemorate the founding of the Austrian Republic in 1918 and its resurrection in 1945. It is located in the Schweizergarten in Vienna's 3rd district Landstraße and was erected on 25 October 1966. It is not to be confused with the Republic Monument on the Ringstrasse.

Wikipedia: Staatsgründungsdenkmal (DE)

469 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Schweizergarten

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The Schweizergarten is a park in Vienna's 3rd district, Landstraße, between the Park des Belvederes and Landstraßer Gürtel in the north, the Quartier Belvedere or Arsenalstraße in the west and the Arsenal or Ghegastraße in the southeast.

Wikipedia: Schweizergarten (DE), Website

1008 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 8: Aspang Railway Station Memorial

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Aspang Railway Station Memorial Christian Michelides / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Aspangbahnhof memorial was opened in Vienna in September 2017 – 75 years after the last deportations from this station in the east of the city. It commemorates people who were deported from Vienna by the National Socialist rulers between 1939 and 1942. It is located on the site of the former Aspang railway station in Wien-Landstraße, Vienna's third district. On February 1, 1941, the head of the Viennese Gestapo, Karl Ebner, announced the first 13 directives for the deportation of Vienna's Jewish population to the director of the Jewish community. From this station, 47,035 people were deported to the concentration camps and extermination camps in Eastern Europe. Only 1073 people survived these death trains.

Wikipedia: Mahnmal Aspangbahnhof (DE)

484 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Evangelisch-Koreanische Gemeinde in Wien

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Evangelisch-Koreanische Gemeinde in Wien

The Evangelical Paul-Gerhardt-Church is an Evangelical Korean church in Vienna's 3rd district Landstraße at the corner of Schützengasse and Stanislausgasse.

Wikipedia: Evangelische Koreanische Kirche (Wien) (DE), Website

829 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 10: Herz-Jesu Kirche

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The Herz-Jesu-Kirche is a Roman Catholic church and subsidiary church of the parish church Rennweg in Vienna's 3rd district Landstraße.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Wien-Landstraße) (DE)

120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 11: Villa Mautner-Jäger

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The Villa Mautner-Jäger is a building in Vienna's 3rd district, Landstraße. It is located on Landstraßer Hauptstraße and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Villa Mautner-Jäger (DE)

531 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 12: Maria Geburt

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The Parish Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary is a Roman Catholic church in the 3rd district of Vienna, Landstraße near Rennweg 91. Since 1 October 2017, the Parish Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary has been the parish church of the parish of Maria-Drei-Kirchen in the City Deanery 3 of the Vicariate of Vienna City of the Archdiocese of Vienna. The church is a listed building. It was the church of the former orphanage on Rennweg, from which its common name orphanage church originates.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Rennweg (DE)

886 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 13: Linienwall

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The Linienwall was the outer line of the fortifications for the city of Vienna, Austria, that lay between the city’s suburbs and outlying villages. Constructed in 1704, it was razed in 1894 to make way for the Vienna Beltway.

Wikipedia: Linienwall (EN)

38 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 14: Donauprallhang

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The list of natural monuments in Vienna/Landstrasse lists all objects designated as a natural monument in the 3rd district of Landstrasse. According to the City of Vienna, the eleven natural monuments are ten individual nature monuments and a flat natural monument.

Wikipedia: Liste der Naturdenkmäler in Wien/Landstraße (DE)

932 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 15: Straßenbahn-Betriebsbahnhof Erdberg

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The Vienna Transport Museum "Remise", formerly the Viennese Tram Museum, is a museum in Vienna, Austria, run by Wiener Linien and dedicated to public transport. It is the largest tram museum dedicated to the public transit vehicles of a single city.

Wikipedia: Vienna Transport Museum Remise (EN), Website


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