The Heart of Vienna

    Wiener staatsoper vs k rtnerstra e 3 voicemap sized
    Portrait
    05 Oct 2017
    Clock 60min      Length1mi
    Rating
    58 ratings
    Share

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    Let Vienna's most fascinating stories take you into the city's rich 2000 year long history. This tour runs through the heart of the city, from the Vienna State Opera House to the city’s crown jewel – the Stephansdom. Along the way you’ll experience the Viennese culture and be amazed at the incredible stories hidden in plain sight. If you've got an hour and want to see all the major historical and cultural themes that Vienna has to offer – this is the tour for you!

    Music featured:

    Johann Strauss II - Radetzky March
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
    Johan Strauss II - An der schönen blauen Donau
    Jingle Punks - Extinction Level Event

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Vienna State Opera House, Albertina Art Museum, Monument Against War and Fascism, Capuchin Church, St. Stephan's Cathedral

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The starting point is pretty easy to find. The tour begins in front of the southern face of the opera house, in between the opera house and the Ring road. You can take the U-bahn to Karlsplatz, or by street tram get off at the Kärntner Ring Oper stop. This tour is wheelchair friendly.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Directly on the tour recommended eateries include the Bitzinger Würstelstand and the Sacher Hotel Cafe. You may also want to visit inside of the Albertina Art Museum, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and the Habsburg Imperial Crypt.

    Best time of day:

    This tour can be enjoyed anytime day or night. If you would like to enter the museums or churches that we pass, be aware that some of these close at 6pm.

    Precautions:

    The crime rate in Vienna is very low. Nevertheless, be aware of your belongings as there is always the potential for pick pockets in major European cities.

    Comments


    Plus Write a comment

    Missing

    Wonderful and totally worthwhile!

    Posted by Anonymous Explorer , 15 days ago
    Missing

    One of the best Voicemap tours ! Great details and inspiring insights ! A recommander absolument !

    Posted by Helene Y , 3 months ago
    Missing

    So much fun! Very well done! I wished it were longer!

    Posted by Anonymous Explorer , 3 months ago
    Missing

    Fantastic tour!! Easy to follow. Very funny and packed with interesting info. A little less than an hour.

    Posted by Ann , 6 months ago
    Missing

    Excellent tour! I loved the stories that Alex told and I felt like I was personally being shown around Vienna. Highly recommended!

    Posted by Leo , 9 months ago
    Missing

    Wonderful tour through Vienna! It was very informative, had seamless integration with the GPS, and had a great sense of humor!

    Posted by Anonymous Explorer , almost 2 years ago
    Missing

    This tour blew us away! It is a great tour of the heart of Vienna, very knowledgable and entertaining! We wished it lasted longer!

    Posted by Anonymous Explorer , almost 2 years ago
    Missing

    Great details on the varied history of Vienna’s inner district! I’m impressed and can recommend this tour.

    Posted by Anonymous Explorer , almost 2 years ago
    Missing

    Highly recommend this tour! Extremely personable & knowledgeable tour guide. Unforgettable facts about Vienna. Absolutely worth taking.

    Posted by Anonymous Explorer , about 2 years ago
    Missing

    Excellent tour, highly recommend! Alex is a masterful guide and manages to be both informative and entertaining.

    Posted by Anonymous Explorer , about 2 years ago

Similar Audio Tours in Vienna

Portrait
by Alex Parkhill in Vienna
04 Oct 2017
Wiener staatsoper vs k rtnerstra e 3 voicemap sized

Het Hart van Wenen

Distance 1mi
Duration 60min
0 ratings

Laat de meest fascinerende verhalen van Wenen je meenemen in de rijke 2000 jaar oude geschiedenis van de stad. Deze tour loopt door het hart van de stad, van de Weense Staatsopera tot het kroonjuweel van de stad - de Stephansdom. Onderweg ervaar... More»


Portrait
by Alex Parkhill in Vienna
04 Oct 2017
Wiener staatsoper vs k rtnerstra e 3 voicemap sized

维也纳之魂

Distance 1mi
Duration 60min
4 ratings

在维也纳最引人入胜的故事中,走进这座城市2000年的悠悠历史。从维也纳国家歌剧院到这座城市的皇冠上的宝石——圣史蒂芬大教堂,这趟旅程贯穿了城市的中心地带。在旅途中,你将浸润在维也纳的文化里,欣赏美不胜收的风景,聆听其背后不可思议的故事。如果你只有一个小时的时间,但却不想错过... More»