Donau City Walking Tour, Vienna

Donau City is the 22nd district of Vienna and is located on the North bank of the Danube River. This previously undeveloped district is now the most modern part of Vienna, with contemporary office and apartment buildings, skyscrapers, international centers and the Vienna Islamic Centre. Take the following tour to catch some of these incredible sights!
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Donau City Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Donau City Walking Tour
Guide Location: Austria » Vienna (See other walking tours in Vienna)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 12
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 km
Author: leticia
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Vienna Islamic Centre

1) Vienna Islamic Centre

The Vienna Islamic Centre was completed in 1979, after 4 years of construction. The former Saudi Arabian King, Faisal Ben Abdul Aziz, sponsored the development of this amazing building. The center consists of a high minaret, mosque, library, multi-purpose hall and classroom. The Vienna Islamic Centre is the largest mosque in Austria, located in Vienna's 21st district Floridsdorf. The Minaret of Vienna Islamic Centre is 32 metres (105 feet) high, while the dome is 16 metres (52 feet) in...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Donauturm

2) Donauturm (must see)

The Donauturm is the tallest structure in all of Vienna, standing an impressive 827 feet above ground level. It was built in 1964, and even to this day, it still stands as one of the 75 tallest structures on the planet. It is located just off the banks of the Danube in the Twenty Second District. The tower also takes its name after the famous river that flows nearby.

It took almost two years to build the structure. The construction was supervised by Eberhard Fodisch. Since that time, this...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Donaupark

3) Donaupark (must see)

Donaupark is a shining example of what a city can do rejuvenate an area and turn a tragic place into a place of joy. This park covers around 200 acres of land that used to be home to the city trash dump. Prior to that time, this area was used by the Nazi’s as an execution site during period from the 1930s through the 1940s.

In the 1960s the city decided to clean up the area and turn it into a green zone. The park now has something for almost everyone. A miniature train runs around the...   view more
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Saturn Tower

4) Saturn Tower

Designed by architects Hollein and Neumann, this is one of the most modern office buildings in Vienna. It has a height of 89 meters and its 23 floors house offices of different companies. Saturn Tower also offers a wonderful view over Vienna. Its contemporary glass surface attracts a lot of...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Mischek Tower (Mischek Turm)

5) Mischek Tower (Mischek Turm)

Mischek Tower was designed by Delugan Meissl and was built between 1996 and the year 2000. The tower represents Austria’s tallest apartment building with 35 floors and a height of 110...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Austria Center Vienna

6) Austria Center Vienna

Austria Center Vienna is an international center that houses events of all sizes. Commitment to first-class quality will be provided for every event, be it a meeting, a trade exhibition, an international convention or a...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Donau City Kirche

7) Donau City Kirche

Donau City Kirche is a wonderfully designed Roman Catholic parish church in Donau City. It was designed by architect Heinz Tesar and is located among Donau City’s contemporary towers and...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Andromeda Tower (Andromeda Turm)

8) Andromeda Tower (Andromeda Turm)

Andromeda Tower was designed by Wilhelm Holzbauer and is another modern office building in Donau City. Completed in 1998, the tower was named after a figure of Greek mythology. It consists of 30 floors and has a total height of 113...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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ARES Tower

9) ARES Tower

Construction of this modern building of Donau City started in 1999 and finished in 2001. It was built by the Neumann & Partner construction company. It includes office space, a sky lobby, cafeteria and an underground car...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Tech Gate

10) Tech Gate

Tech Gate is located at the entrance to Donau City. It has a modern environment and offers an ideal location for events with up to 600 people. At the top of the tower, on the 19th floor, you will find the Tech Lounge which features a wonderful panoramic view of...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Hochhaus Neue Donau

11) Hochhaus Neue Donau

Hochhaus Neue Donau, also known as Seidler Tower, is the tallest Austrian residential building. It has 34 floors and measures 150 meters in height. The top floor of the building includes 5 split-level penthouse apartments with wonderful panoramic views from the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Wohnturm

12) Wohnturm

Wohnturm is another impressive Austrian residential building. Its construction began in 1996 and was completed in 1998. The building features great modern style and...   view more

Walking Tours in Vienna, Austria

Create Your Own Walk in Vienna

Create Your Own Walk in Vienna

Creating your own self-guided walk in Vienna is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Old Town South Walking Tour

Old Town South Walking Tour

The Innere Stadt, first district of Vienna, is part of the World Heritage Site Historic Centre of the city. Originally the inner city was divided into four quarters, which were designated after important town gates. Take this tour to explore the beautiful landmarks, art galleries and specialty shops in the Southern part of the Innere Stadt.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Museums in Vienna's North

Museums in Vienna's North

Everyone would agree that Vienna is home to a vast range of world-renowned museums. Their impressive works of art, interesting exhibitions and unique collections captivate visitors. Taking this walking tour, you will become familiar with Vienna’s most famous museums located in the Northern Districts of the city.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.1 km
Old Town Palaces

Old Town Palaces

Among all of the amazing sites Vienna offers, none are more breathtaking than the palaces found around the city. All of them have maintained their great history, art collections, luxury interior and refinement through the last 4 centuries. Many of them were restored and became elite conventional centers. This tour will will guide you to some of Vienna's greatest royal homes in the Innere Stadt (Old Town).

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Old Town East Walking Tour

Old Town East Walking Tour

The Innere Stadt, first district of Vienna, is part of the World Heritage Site Historic Centre of the city. Originally the inner city was divided into four quarters, which were designated after important town gates. Take this tour to explore the beautiful landmarks, art galleries and shops in the East area of the Innere Stadt.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Vienna's Modern and Art Deco Architecture Walking Tour

Vienna's Modern and Art Deco Architecture Walking Tour

Vienna’s architectural displays represent a wide array of time periods and styles. The popular Art Deco style, or Jugendstil, impresses visitors with its bold design and façade. This walking tour will introduce you to some of Vienna’s modern buildings of the 20th century.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Hofburg Sights Walking Tour

Hofburg Sights Walking Tour

The Hofburg area has been the seat of Austrian government since 1279 for a sequence of empires and republics. Throughout centuries, it has been expanded to include various institutions, such as The Imperial Chapel, The Naturhistorisches Museum and Kunsthistorisches Museum, The Austrian National Library and more. The area is also home to the former imperial palace, which now forms part of the official residence of the Austrian President. Alongside the governmental and cultural buildings, Hofburg houses the Spanish Riding School and the Imperial Horse Stables, which is something animal lovers might find particularly entertaining.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km

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