Historical city center Vienna for Voiio

This tour shows the highlights of the inner city of Vienna. We begin at the Albertina near the Vienna State Opera and walk over to the the Hofburg.

The Hofburg, which was inhabited by the imperial family and empress Elisabeth “Sissi”, was originally a castle from the 13th century, which was expanded into a magnificent residence with the rise of the Habsburgs and the expansion of their territory. There we see the Augustinian Church, the National Library.

We also pass by the Spanish Riding School, where we can see the lovely white horses in their stables.

Afterwards we walk through the Schweizerhof, the Heldenplatz, the Treasury, the Imperial Apartments, and the Michaelerplatz.

We finish the tour at the St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the ultimate landmark of Vienna. Its history spans from the year 1137 – when it was built and at that time was still outside the Vienna city walls – until today. We tell the story about “Stephansdom” in a way that is interesting for the whole family.

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This tour shows the highlights of the inner city of Vienna. We begin at the Albertina near the Vienna State Opera and walk over to the the Hofburg.

The Hofburg, which was inhabited by the imperial family and empress Elisabeth “Sissi”, was originally a castle from the 13th century, which was expanded into a magnificent residence with the rise of the Habsburgs and the expansion of their territory. There we see the Augustinian Church, the National Library.

We also pass by the Spanish Riding School, where we can see the lovely white horses in their stables.

Afterwards we walk through the Schweizerhof, the Heldenplatz, the Treasury, the Imperial Apartments, and the Michaelerplatz.

We finish the tour at the St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the ultimate landmark of Vienna. Its history spans from the year 1137 – when it was built and at that time was still outside the Vienna city walls – until today. We tell the story about “Stephansdom” in a way that is interesting for the whole family.

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