Vienna is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Vienna one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Vienna is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Vienna or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Vienna. Explore the historical monuments of Vienna with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Vienna guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Vienna page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Vienna landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Vienna.
The giant structure is one of the most popular places to go in Vienna and a must if you like history with a dab of regality and charm. Visiting the cultural palace will let you get acquainted with the stories and displays of Habsburg monarchs and have a peek into city's history beautifully. On a fine sunny day, you can come here to stroll through i...
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Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria
06:00 am - 10:00 pm
The popularity of the place can be understood by the mere fact that more than 3 millions people come here to see it every year. The heritage building is situated in the centre of the city and is a symbol of faith, unity and kindness. You can easily feel the tranquil vibe in the air and serenity that is otherwise not possible to witness in the city....
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Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Wien, Austria
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
It is one of the most visited destinations in Vienna and quite popular for its beauty and charm. The first thing that you will notice once you enter the place is its two humongous baroque buildings that sit nicely on its sloping hill. You can easily sit on its lush surrounding and admire it day through. If that's not enough, take a stroll through i...
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Kreuzherrengasse 1, 1040 Wien, Austria.
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The church is known for its Baroque architecture and something you will love if you are inclined towards archaic and history. Come here to pay your offerings in the most revered and known church in the city which will dazzle you with its beauty and charm. It is even more intriguing at nights when the entire place lights up with lighting providing a...
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Michaelerkuppel, Hofburg, 1010 Vienna, Austria
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Of course, the city has plenty of Baroque for you to see already, we agree, yet you must still visit this place at least once to know the true essence of Vienna. Really! The splendid Hofburg Palace is home to a rich European history given it being the presidential palace of Austria. Check out and get wowed with its beautiful architecture and design...
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Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
The city hall which is also called as Rathaus is one of the most splendid tourist attractions that consists of many monumental buildings in and around the main hall. The architectural style of city hall is Gothic. Today, this city hall is said to be the office of municipal administration of Vienna city. Visitors will be surely amazed by the statero...
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Dr. Karl-Renner Ring 3, Vienna 1017, Austria
06:30 am - 07:00 pm
A must visit for photographer professionals as well as amateurs, the Parliament building is an architectural marvel. Built in the Greek Roman style, this building looks absolutely stunning and awe inspiring. Its historical rooms are used as residence for the Austrian National and Federal council. Designed by the architect Theophil Hansen, a walk th...
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Josefsplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
06:00 am - 10:00 pm
Spread across a huge area (approximately 38.000 m²), the Burggarten was laid out in the year 1818 as a private garden of the emperor. It was opened for the public in the year 1919. Boasting of picturesque natural beauty, this park looks beautiful enough to catch your fancy. Within the garden are a Palm House, a bu...
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Ringweg, 1170 Wien, Austria
Ringstrasse which is also known as Ring Boulevard is a circular road that surrounds the district of Innere Stadt. The boulevard is typically of historical style and is said to be one of the main tourist attractions.
Many of the historical structures and buildings are located in this Ringstrasse and even have some free space. There is also a ring-a-...
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Musikvereinspl. 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Musikverein is a popular music concert hall in Vienna. This hall is popular for being home to the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra. There are reasons for which this hall has gained its share of reputation. Its acoustics are of outstanding quality which render it to be one of the finest halls in the world. As for the building, it was designed by Danish...
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Stephansplatz, 1010 Wien, Austria
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The popular Vienna square lies just a stone's throw away from St. Stephen’s cathedral and is deemed to be a sight to see. Come here to feel the nerve of the city amidst its hustling folks and myriad shops and restaurants which are decked with souvenirs, local accessories and goodies. Ensure to have a dig in one of the restaurants around that ...
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Vienna, Austria (Innere Stadt)
A part of UNESCO World Heritage Site, the historic city is an open invitation to history and art lovers from all over the world to come here and witness the city at its authentic best! While the outstanding architecture itself is enough to inspire praise among tourists, the 19th-century Baroque castle and gardens only add to its appeal, marking it ...
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1030 Vienna, Austria
Established in 1862 and spread across approximately 28 acres, the Stadtpark is a beautiful park full of manicured lawns, a waterside walkway (Vienna River cuts through the park), play area and has statues and sculptures of world famous musicians. Head over to the Stadtpark if you have a couple of hours to spare and breathe in the beauty and serenity of this place.
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Donauturmstrasse 4, 1220 Wien, Austria
10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Donauturm is the tallest structure in Austria among all other 65 towers which are standing freely. This observation deck is located near the north bank of the Danube River in the district of Donaustadt in the city of Vienna. The tower is about 252-meter-high and offers you a great view to enjoy the city of Vienna.
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Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, 1110 Wien, Austria
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Central cemetery in Vienna is a quaint place that houses the remains of some of the most well-known musicians in the history such as Ludwig Van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Salieri, Franz Schubert, Johann Strauss Sr& Jr, among others. Opened in 1874, this cemetery has become one of the attractions of the city due to hist...