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A little off the beaten track but worth a look for its church, pretty old houses and Marys Column... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Charming Christmas Market

At a lovely square among the small alleys of Vienna Center, I came across Am Hof Christmas Market... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Am Hof, Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A little off the beaten track but worth a look for its church, pretty old houses and Marys Column at the centre. If you are in the old town, you can easily stroll here.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is the best area to have an apartment in! Located steps from the city Centre, shops and eats you can’t beat the location!! Plenty to see and do in the neighborhood

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Am Hof is the city’s largest enclosed square. Worth a quick stop if you are strolling round the inner City or Ringstrasse. It was formerly the site of a Roman garrison, jousting tournaments, market and place of execution. It is dominated by the Baroque church....More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Am Hof is one of the oldest squares in Vienna with a history dating back to the Roman era when a garrison was located upon this location. In centuries past it was the also the location of 12th century castle grounds, a courtyard for jousting...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 13 January 2018

At a lovely square among the small alleys of Vienna Center, I came across Am Hof Christmas Market. At the beginning there was a stall with a huge selection of Sausages. Other vendors sold handicraft decorations, artisan jewelry, food and drinks, including the typical Christmas...More

Thank Sharon_zz
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Visited the Christmas market here yesterday. It was smaller than I expected but very festive! We enjoyed a drink and a glance at the stalls. Had a really nice conversation with the friendly punsche operator who advised me on what to order (pear punsche with...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Out of all the Christmas markets in Vienna this is my favourite. Great variety and quality of merchandise, the square itself was nice but mainly due to great atmosphere of the market.

Thank KerenCG
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Vienna is full of big historical buildings so unless there is something special going on I would not go out of my way to visit this square. Whilst we were there, it was empty and non-atmospheric. We admired the buildings and the statue and moved...More

1  Thank 720jackson5
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Am Hof is the largest square within the inner area of Vienna and is also one of the most historical. The square is dominated by the white façade of the Baroque designed Kirche am Hof and has some truly amazing buildings around its sides. Originally...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a large square used for markets and festivals and there was a beer fest on when viisted which messed up the views of some very good buildings around the square.It is just a hundred meters from Juden Plats

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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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