Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Vienna, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 8.6 km
Ascend 186 m
Descend 223 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: House of the Sea

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The Haus des Meeres is a public aquarium in Vienna, Austria. It is located in Esterhazy Park in the centre of Mariahilf district, one block south of the busy Mariahilfer Straße. The Haus des Meeres houses over ten thousand aquatic beings on an area of around 4,000 square meters (43,000 sq ft) inside a tall concrete flak tower built during World War II. In 2012 the Haus des Meeres attracted a record high of 650,000 visitors. The Haus des Meeres is managed by Aqua Terra Zoo, a private non-profit organization which, according to its web site, receives only marginal financial support from municipal authorities. However, the maintenance costs for the former flak tower are paid by the taxpayer.

Wikipedia: Haus des Meeres (EN), Website

337 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Mariahilfer Kirche

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The Church of Mariahilf is a Baroque parish church and the church of the Congregation of Saint Michael the Archangel in Vienna. It is located in Vienna's 6th district (Mariahilf).

Wikipedia: Church of Mariahilf (EN)

441 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: KosmosTheater

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The Kosmos Theater in Vienna is a production and performance venue located at Siebensternplatz in Vienna's 7th district of Neubau.

Wikipedia: Kosmos Theater (Wien) (DE)

922 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 4: Gänsemädchenbrunnen

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The Goose Girl Fountain is a listed fountain on the Rahlstiege in Vienna's 6th district of Mariahilf.

Wikipedia: Gänsemädchenbrunnen (DE)

576 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Burggarten

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The castle garden is a public park on Wiener Ringstrasse.

Wikipedia: Burggarten (Wien) (DE)

353 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Mahnmal gegen Krieg und Faschismus

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The memorial against war and fascism is a work by the Austrian sculptor Alfred Hrdlicka. It has been standing since 1988 on the Albertinaplatz in Vienna – named after Helmut Zilk in 2009 – opposite the Palais Archduke Albrecht and the back of the Vienna State Opera. As a walk-in monument, it is intended to serve as a reminder of the darkest epoch in Austrian history. It is dedicated to all victims of war and fascism.

Wikipedia: Memorial against war and fascism (EN), Website

157 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Kapuzinerkirche

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The Capuchin Church in Vienna, Austria, is a Catholic church and monastery run by the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. Located on the Neuer Markt square in the Innere Stadt near the Hofburg Palace, the Capuchin Church is most famous for containing the Imperial Crypt, the final resting place for members of the House of Habsburg. The official name is the Church of Saint Mary of the Angels.

Wikipedia: Capuchin Church, Vienna (EN)

97 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Donnerbrunnen

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Donnerbrunnen is the popular name for the Providentia fountain designed by Georg Raphael Donner and built between 1737 and 1739 on the Neuer Markt in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt. The Viennese, however, had little use for the term providentia, which is why they named it after its builder. In art history, the Flour Market Fountain is often mentioned, as the New Market was still called the Flour Market in the 18th century. During the construction of an underground car park, the well was temporarily removed from 2018 to 2022.

Wikipedia: Donnerbrunnen (DE)

223 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

372 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Mosesbrunnen

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The Moses Fountain is a neoclassical fountain on Franziskanerplatz in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt.

Wikipedia: Mosesbrunnen (Wien) (DE)

540 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Donauweibchen-Brunnen

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The Danube Female Fountain in the part of Vienna's Stadtpark in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt, is one of six fountains in this park.

Wikipedia: Donauweibchenbrunnen (DE)

79 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Johann Strauss Monument

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The Johann Strauss Monument is located in Vienna's Stadtpark and is one of the most photographed monuments in Vienna. It was erected in memory of the "Waltz King" Johann Strauss (Jr.) next to the Kursalon Hübner. His naming is based on the spelling of his surname as Strauss, which was common at the time of its construction.

Wikipedia: Johann-Strauß-Denkmal (DE)

438 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: Palais Coburg

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Palais Coburg, also known as Palais Saxe-Coburg, is a palace in Vienna, Austria. It was owned by the Kohary branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

Wikipedia: Palais Coburg (EN)

463 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 14: Jesuitenkirche (St. Ignatius)

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The Jesuit Church, also known as the University Church, is a two-floor, double-tower church in Vienna, Austria. Influenced by early Baroque principles, the church was remodeled by Andrea Pozzo between 1703 and 1705. The Jesuit Church is located on Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz, immediately adjacent to the old University of Vienna buildings.

Wikipedia: Jesuit Church, Vienna (EN)

329 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 15: Griechenkirche zur Heiligen Dreifaltigkeit

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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church is a Greek Orthodox Church Cathedral in the first district of Vienna, Austria, in the historic Greek neighborhood of Vienna's Innere Stadt. The neighborhood has also been known as the "Fleischmarkt".

Wikipedia: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Vienna (EN), Website

662 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 16: 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

206 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 17: Minervabrunnen

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The Minerva Fountain is a wall fountain located on the Stubenring in the inner city of Vienna.

Wikipedia: Minervabrunnen (Wien) (DE)

1049 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 18: Hundertwasserhaus

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The Hundertwasserhaus is an apartment house in Vienna, Austria, completed in 1985, after the idea and concept of Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

Wikipedia: Hundertwasserhaus (EN)

1343 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 19: Konstantinhügel

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The Constantin hill is a seven meter high elevation in the Vienna Prater.

Wikipedia: Konstantinhügel (DE)


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