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Lainzer Tiergarten

#108 of 586 things to do in Vienna Features Animals
Hermesstrasse/Lainzer Tor, Vienna 1130, Austria
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Walking, Wildlife and Wine

The Lainzer Tiergarten is an easy destination from the centre of Vienna, just take the U4 to... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Graham C
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Very nice place

"The Lainzer Tiergarten" or "The Animal Zoo" is a "Naturschutzgebiet" protected area, located in... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Vienna, Austria
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Hermesstrasse/Lainzer Tor, Vienna 1130, Austria
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The Lainzer Tiergarten is an easy destination from the centre of Vienna, just take the U4 to Hutteldorf. Once you reach Hutteldorf cross the bridge over the road & river then follow the signs right round to the entrance. The site is walled and the...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

"The Lainzer Tiergarten" or "The Animal Zoo" is a "Naturschutzgebiet" protected area, located in the 13th district the city Vienna, since 1919, it has been open to the public. It's the most famous for local people to go there with family, friends to make make...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Very nice day (or half day) trip within the city. Although I didn't see any animals, the hike was enjoyable and a relaxing break from the city. Stopped halfway through my hike at the Rohrhaus for lunch which exceeded expectations-- friendly waiter, good and quick...More

1  Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This very old wildlife park has been home to several wild animals dating back to several centuries now. The wildlife sanctuary is enclosed by a 22 Km long wall to keep the animals in and evil people out. One can access this wildlife haven from...More

2  Thank Sascha G
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nice place to relax, to recreation, to enjoy the nature. The woods had been used by Franz Joseph to hunt, now it is only for nature walks.

1  Thank carmen u
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lainzer Tiergarten, no comment necessary.... excellent nature, hiking, running (NO biking ) ground. Was the hunting location of our Emperor now recreation location of the normal people :-) Boars and other Game is running freely.... people as well......and right in the center on the top...More

1  Thank KPM112013
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Those woods used to be a hunting ground for Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisabeth ("Sissi"), but nowadays it is a well loved recreation area for the Viennese people and tourists.

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 30 May 2016

One of the lesser known attractions in Vienna, the Lainzer Tiergarten is a hidden paradise. Relatively easy to access by public transport (only a 45 minute tram and bus ride from central Vienna) and with free entry this woodland oasis offers a variety of beautiful...More

3  Thank AvidTraveller60
Reviewed 25 January 2016

The Lainzer Tiergarten is a wildlife location in the 13th district of Vienna. Almost all of it is covered in woodland, so it’s a perfect destination for long walks. What’s really lovely about this place is that you can either grab a lunch/coffee at the...More

2  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Great park to visit, accessible via strassenbahn/bus - about 45-60 minute trip from city center. Lots of hiking trails, including one that gets great views of the city and surrounding countryside. 2-3 places to stop and have a drink or something to eat. Head to...More

1  Thank 72kingscc
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lina a
14 July 2015|
Response from Zongi1 | Reviewed this property |
It's in the citty, just not in the center. It's about a 20-30 minute drive from the center. The animals are in fenced areas and they're mostly large grass-eating animals (like deer). We didn't see any snakes :-) Think of it... More