Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Vienna, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 8.7 km
Ascend 183 m
Descend 200 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: Palais Damian

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Palais Damian is located in Vienna's 8th district of Josefstadt, Lange Gasse 53.

Wikipedia: Palais Damian (DE)

1286 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 2: Denkmal der Exekutive

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Denkmal der Exekutive

The Monument to the Executive is a memorial to the law enforcement employees killed in the line of duty and is located next to the Outer Castle Gate in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt. It was inaugurated in 2002 by Federal President Thomas Klestil.

Wikipedia: Denkmal der Exekutive (DE)

458 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Die Macht zu Lande

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The Power on Land is a monumental wall fountain on the façade of the Michaelertrakt of the Hofburg on Michaelerplatz in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt. The fountain was designed by the sculptor Edmund von Hellmer, unveiled in 1897 and is a listed building. On the opposite side of Michaelerplatz is the fountain Macht zur See.

Wikipedia: Macht zu Lande (DE)

298 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Café Central

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Café Central

Café Central is a traditional Viennese café located at Herrengasse 14 in the Innere Stadt first district of Vienna, Austria. The café occupies the ground floor of the former Bank and Stockmarket Building, today called the Palais Ferstel after its architect Heinrich von Ferstel.

Wikipedia: Café Central (EN), Website

67 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Donaunixenbrunnen

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The Danube Mermaid Fountain is a fountain in Vienna's 1st district.

Wikipedia: Donaunixenbrunnen (DE)

427 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: mittelalterliche Synagoge

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mittelalterliche Synagoge

Vienna's medieval synagogue was first built around 1200 and later expanded. It formed the center of the Jewish community, the first Jewish settlement in Vienna. From the 13th to the 15th century, it was one of the largest synagogues in Europe.

Wikipedia: Mittelalterliche Synagoge (Wien) (DE)

428 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Graben

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The Graben is one of the most famous squares in Vienna's first district, the city center. It begins at Stock-im-Eisen-Platz next to the Palais Equitable, and ends at the junction of Kohlmarkt and Tuchlauben. Another street in the first district is called Tiefer Graben. It is crossed by Wipplinger Straße by means of the Hohe Brücke, a bridge about 10 meters (33 ft) above street level.

Wikipedia: Graben, Vienna (EN)

63 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Palais Bartolotti-Partenfeld

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The Palais Bartolotti-Partenfeld is a city-palace in central Vienna's 1st district, Inner City, on the corner of Graben and Dorotheergasse. It was originally built for the Bartolotti noble family and later bought by the Partenfeld family.

Wikipedia: Palais Bartolotti-Partenfeld (EN)

103 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Palais Gatterburg

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Palais Gatterburg is located in Vienna's 1st district, Dorotheergasse 12.

Wikipedia: Palais Gatterburg (DE)

105 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Lutherische Stadtkirche

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The Lutheran City Church is a Lutheran church building in Innere Stadt, the first district of Vienna.

Wikipedia: Lutheran City Church (EN)

328 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Palais Equitable

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The Palais Equitable is an office building in Stock-im-Eisen-Platz in the Innere Stadt of Vienna, Austria, that was built in the 19th century for The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States and that incorporates a Stock im Eisen on one corner.

Wikipedia: Palais Equitable (EN)

291 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Blutgasse

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Blutgasse is located in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt. The area, called the Blood Alley District, is one of the oldest and most picturesque in the city.

Wikipedia: Blutgasse (DE), Url Myth

65 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Mozarthaus Vienna

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Mozarthaus Vienna Georges Jansoone / CC BY 2.5

The Mozarthaus Vienna was Mozart's residence from 1784 to 1787. The building is located in Vienna's Old Town, not far from St. Stephen's Cathedral, and is his only surviving Viennese residence. It is now a museum.

Wikipedia: Mozarthaus Vienna (EN), Website

398 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: Heiligenkreuzerhof

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The Heiligenkreuzerhof is a courtyard ensemble in Vienna's city centre. It is located between Schönlaterngasse and Grashofgasse and is now surrounded by a complex consisting of a monastery courtyard, prelature, chapel and apartment building. The two entrances at the other end of the building complex make it a passageway.

Wikipedia: Heiligenkreuzerhof (Wien) (DE)

306 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 15: Kornhäuselturm

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The Kornhäuselturm is a building built between 1825 and 1827 according to designs by Joseph Kornhäusel in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt. At the time of its construction, it was the tallest secular tower in Vienna. With a height of over 35 meters, it is the oldest high-rise building in Vienna according to the current Viennese building regulations.

Wikipedia: Kornhäuselturm (DE)

908 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 16: Karmeliterkirche

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The parish church of St. Josef is a Roman Catholic parish church in the 2nd district of Leopoldstadt on Karmeliterplatz. The parish is located in the Deanery 2/20 of the Vicariate Vienna City belonging to the Archdiocese of Vienna. It is subject to the patronal feast St. Joseph. The building is under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Karmeliterkirche (Leopoldstadt) (DE)

1196 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 17: Kleine Marxerbrücke

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Kleine Marxerbrücke

The Kleine Marxerbrücke is a bridge over the Vienna River and connects the two Viennese districts of Innere Stadt and Landstraße.

Wikipedia: Kleine Marxerbrücke (DE)

342 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 18: Austrian Museum of Applied Arts

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Austrian Museum of Applied Arts

The MAK – Museum of Applied Arts is an arts and crafts museum located at Stubenring 5 in Vienna's 1st district Innere Stadt. Besides its traditional orientation towards arts and crafts and design, the museum especially focuses on architecture and contemporary art. The museum has been at its current location since 1871. Since 2004 the building is illuminated in the evenings by the permanent outdoor installation "MAKlite" of American artist James Turrell. In 2015 the MAK became the first museum to use bitcoin to acquire art, when it purchased the screensaver "Event listeners" of van den Dorpel. With over 300,000 objects displayed online, the MAK presents the largest online collection within the Austrian Federal Museums. The audio guide to this museum is provided as a web-based app.

Wikipedia: Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna (EN), Website

1439 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 19: Palais Erzherzog Albrecht

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Palais Erzherzog Albrecht

The Palais Erzherzog Albrecht is a palace in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt, Albertinaplatz / Augustinerstraße, and houses the Albertina Collection of Prints and Drawings.

Wikipedia: Palais Erzherzog Albrecht (DE)

213 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 20: Palais Schey von Koromla

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Palais Schey von Koromla, also known as Palais Schey, is a Ringstraßenpalais building in Vienna, Austria.

Wikipedia: Palais Schey von Koromla (EN)


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