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- 98%Local Culture
- 97%Luxury Travelers
- 96%Art & Design Lovers
- 90%History Buffs
- 80%Nightlife Lovers
- 71%Budget Travelers
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- ViennaMember ofFoodiesVegetarianAdventure Travelers+ 2May 30, 2014
I was surprised how much it rocked. I've heard another friend say the same thing. I thought it was going to be snobby, but it was the opposite. Beautiful city, great restaurants and bars, and the afternoon light was amazing. There is something about this city. Also Coldplay was staying at my hotel and I was invited to a party in the downstairs bar.
- ViennaMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 6Nov 08, 2013
As I'm living here, it's rather easy, to rate my city. but even if a might be subjective, vienna is still one of the most beautiful cities I know. the whole city has an emperial flair and while walking the inner city you almost feel like living in another century. And don't just rely on sisi, as there's so much more to see.
- ViennaMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Oct 29, 2013
Vienna doesn't get enough credit as a center of European culture. Mozart and Vienna called Vienna home and yet a young Hitler also brooded on its streets. The museums are naturally fascinating. Schonnbrunn is a second Versailles. Mariahilferstrasse is a modernist twist on traditional European fashion. More than anything I remember the food: wurstel or schnitzel followed by coffee and torte.Recommended for:
- ViennaOct 20, 2013
Vienna is a beautiful city - I almost want to call it gilded. I was there in November when everything was lit up for the holidays - Christmas markets and lights all over the streets and squares. It really added to the ambiance. I actually can't imagine the city without all of those adornments! I think Winter is a great time to visit, just to see how lovely the city looks for the season.Recommended for:
- ViennaMember ofLocal CultureBusiness TravelersFoodies+ 3Sep 14, 2013
I was disappointed in Vienna! Was so expecting to love it and I just didn't. Mine is a personal preference though. Everything was just over the top, huge and seemed impersonal. Again that was my reaction to the city, that is not to say I wouldn't go back and see if maybe it was a fleeting thing.Recommended for:
- ViennaMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesHistory BuffsArt & Design LoversJun 12, 2014
The city's past as the home of the Imperial Hapsburg family and the resulting opulent buildings make this one of the most beautiful cities. It size makes it a walkers' paradise. Additionally, the long history of the city offers great cultural opportunities.Recommended for:
- ViennaAmbassadorMember ofLocal CultureStudentsBackpackersAdventure TravelersMar 29, 2013
Vienna is elegance and history married to each other - old-fashioned class mixed with a touch of modern edge. The city center is a step back in time, filled with museums, palaces, and the spearheads of political and religious power - while a heavy Habsburg legacy still permeates the atmosphere. Art, literature, and music dominate the rest: between Mozart and Art Nouveau, you'll get a healthy dose of that classic middle European culture. It's a lovely city to simply walk around and breathe in, but I personally feel 3 days is enough to experience it (2 if you're on a multi-destination itinerary).
- ViennaMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Dec 20, 2012
Full of museums, music, and so walkable Vienna is a wonderful town to visit. I spent 48 hours in Vienna and had a great time. It's not far from the airport, so consider a 24-hour layover if you're flying through.
- ViennaJul 08, 2014
Just like every German/Austrian town, Vienna will have many Christmas markets which have already been recommended. They are definitely worth attending but make sure you go at night because its really beautiful with all the Christmas lights. Check out airbnb.com for places to stay.
- ViennaNov 02, 2012
Vienna is my favourite city in terms of beauty. I loved the way everything was classic and romantic. The arquitecture was remarkable, as everything was simmetrical, well-maintained and perfectly done. It was lovely to see and visit all the gardens, palaces (the winter palace and the belvedere are a must-see), museums, statues and cathedrals it actually takes you back in time. I found the austrian people friendly, but very reserved and not so warm, welcoming or willing to talk in english, as the people from south european countries. The food was rather good, specially the desserts, the Apple Strudel and the the Sacher Torte were my favourite. Also the Classic music is heard in many places, you can attend an opera or even see and hear great violinists playing in the streets, i was amazed. The city has really a lot to offer, I loved my stay there and i really recommend it.
- ViennaMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily TravelersFoodiesOct 10, 2012
Wien is a beautiful city, tidy, rich, with great buildings, beautiful parks and museum. Wien is the capital of valzer and music. We visited it during summer time and found it alive, funny. traces of the past empire are still so strong! Wien is a mix of castles, precious shops, fine chocolateries, gothic cathedrals and green surroundings, with smooth hills. absolutely lovely.
- ViennaMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness TravelersFoodiesOct 08, 2012
Vienna is an amazing center, and even though I was there for four days I didn't come close to doing everything that I wanted to do. It's also not really a city set up for a solo traveler. It's a romantic city that demands a partner.
- ViennaMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 5Oct 05, 2012
Beautiful city of culture and music, Vienna is a must visit Austrian city. Although my first impression was sadly less than impressive, but my subsequent time there more than made up for it.
- ViennaSep 20, 2012
A gorgeous city, what can I say, but if you ever get the chance go!..There was so many places that I went that I cant remember them all. The Hapsberg Palace was such a brilliant insight into the way royalty lived in Europe in the 17th & 18th century. I have so many photos its crazy.A more macabre but so interesting place to visit is the Kapution Crypt, I think it is spelt that way, it holds all the caskets of the royal family dating back hundreds of years..it was eerie but amazing and you felt bad even speaking in there let alone taking a photo, actually you are not permitted to take photographs or videos. Loved Vienna it had a proud atmosphere and is a another treasure trove of European history. A must!!
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