Vienna, Austria

Vienna Historic Centre Walk 2

Vienna Historic Centre Walk 2

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16 tour stops

1

Cafe Central

The rebirth of a relic from the imperial era.

2 min
2

Burgtheater

The pearl of German-speaking theatre culture.

3 min
3

City Hall

The City-hall and why it was forbidden to be higher than the Votive- church.

2 min
4

University

About students and education in Vienna.

2 min
5

Votiv Church

A building of the Ring-road era which also influenced the height of the City-hall.

2 min
6

Vienna Stock Exchange

About the Viennese stock-exchange and the Austrian economy.

1 min
7

Church Am Hof

About the church and how the expansion of Vienna was financed by English ransom money

3 min
8

Holocaust Memorial

The most important memorial in Vienna.

2 min
9

Maria am Gestade

As Vienna was situated on the Danube and the battle with flooding.

3 min
10

Anker Clock

A clock which plays music.

2 min
11

Ruprechts Church

About the oldest church in Vienna and about the Synagogue.

3 min
12

Post office Savings Bank

An architetural turning point, Otto Wagner and Art Nouveau in Vienna.

2 min
13

MAK

About the museum of Applied Arts and the famous Viennese workshop.

1 min
14

Model of the City

The Turks outside of Vienna and why the Ring-road was built.

4 min
15

Jesuit Church

About the Jesuits in Vienna and Trompe d'oeil frescos.

2 min
16

Cafe Diglas

How coffee came to Vienna and about the Viennese style living room.

3 min

Overview

We start our tour in a Coffee House and we finish in a Coffee House. What could be more Viennese? I will tell you why the Town Hall should have been lower than a church nearby, and how tricky the Viennese "interpreted" this building regulation. And: Do you know how the Viennese did finance the expansion of the city by English ransom money?

Itinerary 4.8 km / 3:30

Offline map included

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