Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #16 in Vienna, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 14 sights
Distance 9 km
Ascend 153 m
Descend 233 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: Haus 1

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Haus 1

The Semmelweis-Frauenklinik is a women's clinic in the 18th district of Vienna known as Währing. It is named after Ignaz Semmelweis. The clinic is registered as an historically significant place and is to be found at Bastiengasse 36–38 in Vienna. It encompasses six five-story pavilions surrounded by a park.

Wikipedia: Semmelweis Frauen-Klinik (EN)

1116 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 2: Saint Josef - Weinhaus

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The Weinhaus Parish Church is a Roman Catholic parish church dedicated to St. Joseph in the Weinhaus district of the 18th district of Vienna, Währing, Gentzgasse 142.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Weinhaus (DE), Website

607 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: BG 18 Klostergasse

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The Federal Gymnasium 18 Klostergasse is located in Klostergasse No. 21–25 in the Währing district in the municipality of Vienna. The school building is under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Gebäude des Bundesgymnasiums Wien 18 Klostergasse (DE), Website

679 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Sternwartepark

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The Observatory Park is a green space owned by the Austrian Federal Real Estate Company (BIG) in Vienna-Währing, at the centre of which is the Vienna University Observatory. In 1973, a conflict with political consequences broke out over a planned partial development of this area, which attracted a lot of media attention.

Wikipedia: Sternwartepark (DE)

642 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Paulinenwarte

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The Paulinenwarte is a viewing station in the Turkish Chances Park in the 18th Vienna district of Währing.

Wikipedia: Paulinenwarte (DE), Website

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Linnépark

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Linnéplatz is located in Vienna's Döbling district. The square is located in the cottage district, close to the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and the Türkenschanzpark. The square was named after the Swedish naturalist Carl von Linné on 7 June 1907.

Wikipedia: Linnéplatz (Wien) (DE)

69 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Joseph Wessely

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The Joseph Wessely monument is located on the north side of Linnéplatz, next to the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna's 19th district of Döbling. The monument in memory of the Inspector General of Forests and Domains, Director of the Forestry Academy in Mariabrunn and Forest Writer Joseph Wessely is the work of Rudolf Weyr and was unveiled on 16 May 1908.

Wikipedia: Joseph-Wessely-Denkmal (DE)

1194 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 8: Währinger Park

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Währinger Park

The Währinger Park is a park in the 18th district of Vienna, Germany. In 1923, the former General Währinger Cemetery was converted into today's complex.

Wikipedia: Währinger Park (DE), Website

360 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Jüdischer Friedhof Währing

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The Jewish Cemetery in Währing, opened in 1784, was the main burial site for members of the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien. Besides the St. Marx Cemetery it is the last remaining cemetery of Vienna in the Biedermeier style. After its closure in the 1880s, it was partially destroyed during the time of the Third Reich, and is now only partly accessible due to its deteriorating condition. A long-running debate over the restoration of the cemetery has been taking place since 2006 between politicians of the federal and local levels as well as experts.

Wikipedia: Jewish cemetery, Währing (EN)

1563 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 10: Döblinger Steg

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The Döblinger Steg crosses the Danube Canal in Vienna and connects the districts of Döbling and Brigittenau.

Wikipedia: Döblinger Steg (DE)

858 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 11: Erlöserkirche

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The Branch Church of the Divine Redeemer is a Roman Catholic church in the 20th district of Brigittenau in Vienna, near Burghardtgasse 30a on Eduard-Brückner-Gasse.

Wikipedia: Erlöserkirche (Brigittenau) (DE)

1043 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 12: Forsthauspark

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The Forsthauspark is a 13,300 m² park in the northernmost part of the 20th Vienna municipal district of Brigittenau, between Forsthausgasse and Lorenz-Böhler-Gasse.

Wikipedia: Forsthauspark (DE)

163 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Brigittakapelle

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The Brigitta Chapel is a former Roman Catholic chapel built in the Baroque style in Vienna's 20th district of Brigittenau. It is used by the Georgian Orthodox community for masses, and it functions as the church of St. King David the Innovator.

Wikipedia: Brigittakapelle (Wien) (DE)

391 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: Wohnhausanlage Engelsplatz

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Wohnhausanlage Engelsplatz

The residential complex at Friedrich-Engels-Platz 1–10 is a listed municipal building in Vienna's 20th district of Brigittenau. After the Sandleitenhof in Ottakring, it is the second largest municipal housing building in "Red Vienna" in the First Republic.

Wikipedia: Wohnhausanlage Friedrich-Engels-Platz (DE)


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