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Karlsplatz | Karlsplatz strasse, Vienna, Austria
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Karlsplatz | Karlsplatz strasse, Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this "sunken" garden area on my walk south of the ring road. You get to this area thru the big underground station. To be honest if I was not visiting other things in the area - the Otto Wagener Pavilions and the Karlskirche, I'd...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had been for a long walk through central Vienna and had found ourselves in the Museum Quartier. Somehow, on our return walk to our hotel on the opposite of the city, we managed to take a wrong turn. Consequently, we were faced with an...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Karlsplatz is a gorgeous public square surrounded by many beautiful buildings, in particular Karlskirche, gardens and a large shallow water feature with an interesting modern sculpture by Henry Moore titled 'Hills Arches'. The nearest metro station is Karlsplatz with an entrance at the back of...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A pretty patch of greenery with a pond in which to relax and view the beautiful Karlskirche, which fronts it. It is easily reached by U-Bahns 1, 2 and 4 and only a short walk to Stadtpark, the Opera House, the Musikverein, the Ring and...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Very lovely square/park in front of the Karlskirche, with beautiful pond in the centre. Not as big as some other parks, so not so quiet and peaceful. But definately worth checking out.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is a really nice open and green park within the centre of Vienna which offers some relaxation away from the hustle and bustle. It has a small lake/pond area with statues and also houses the Karlskirche and Otto Wagner Pavilion. So plenty to see...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A good starting point for a walk to the old Vienna city. Easily accessible by U-bahn (U1, U2 and U4). Small landscaped park with a pond and a lovely view on the Karlskirche. Good for a short relaxing break.

Thank ludovicvn
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Karlsplatz is one of the most beautiful squares in Vienna. It is dominated by Charles church, which is one of the top attractions in the city.

Thank Frida_C888
Reviewed 26 May 2017

It would be difficult to explore Vienna without arriving at Karlsplatz on several occasions. It is a large town square and one of the most significant transport hubs in the city. We first came here to catch the U-Bahn out to Schonbrunn but crossed the...More

2  Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Karlsplatz's is a pretty square that's home to one of Vienna's most important U-Bahn stops as well as the the beautiful Otto Wagner Pavillon, Karlskirche, a Baroque church, and the amazing Secession building. If you're using the U-Bahn, you'll most likely find yourself passing through...More

2  Thank StockholmKindaGuy
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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Response from Sebastián B | Reviewed this property |
Didn´t see the playground either, but I was there in winter and there wasn´t many people there. About safety, bear in mind that Vienna scores top hight in life quality rates in Europe; for isntance, I didn´t see any hobos... More