5 Things Not to Miss in Vienna

5 Things Not to Miss in Vienna, Vienna, Austria (B)

The first thing that struck me about Vienna was how German it felt. The way it looked, the way it worked. It was organised, it felt safe. Vienna is so royal, the Hapsburgs Royals created a city of palaces and buildings that ooze class, regality and stature. Everywhere you go there is another amazing building with history, dating back hundreds of years waiting to be explored. We spent 4 days in Vienna and loved every minute of the time we spent in this amazing city that straddles either side of the mighty Danube River. The metro is easy to use and the city is easy to navigate. There is plenty to do and the food is amazing. I could have easily done a top 10 things not to miss in Vienna. Vienna attractions are everywhere here is our 5 things not to miss in Vienna

The Prater Amusement Park is a Vienna institution. The Prater Ferris wheel is easily distinguishable as one of the most recognised symbols of Vienna. The giant Ferris wheel was erected in 1827 and since then generations of Viennese residence plus hoards of tourists have enjoyed the Prater. As well as the Giant Ferris Wheel many attractions such as carousels, halls of mirrors and laughter, ghost trains and roller coasters grace the grounds of The Wurstelprater as the park is still lovingly referred to. The sheer size of the Prater is amazing, think a city block and more. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Things Not to Miss in Vienna
Guide Location: Austria » Vienna
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mark Wyld
Read it on Author's Website: https://wyldfamilytravel.com/5-things-not-to-miss-in-vienna/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Prater Amusement Park
  • Schonbrunn Palace
  • The Belvedere Garden
  • St Stephens Cathedral
  • The Imperial Treasury

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