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Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old city of Vienna.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vienna, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The older tram rides around the Ringstrasse are a must to do when first arriving in Vienna to get an overview of the older part of Vienna.

Thank bbdn796
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could take the local #1 and 2 to do the loop or you can do the tourist one which is quite a bit more expensive. Just make sure you get on the #1 going the correct direction!

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

In less than an hour, you can ride Tram 2 from the Stadtoper to Schwedenplatz, catch Tram 1 and see the great architecture surrounding the Ringstrasse. We did took the trams on our own without paying for the Ring Tram and had a great trip...More

1  Thank OldEagle48
Reviewed 1 week ago

It only takes 25 minutes and allows you to see the main sights closer to the tram ring line. You get given headphones and can listen in about 9 languages.

1  Thank CapeTownChris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a one-hour ride on an old trolley and there are earphones so you can listen to the commentary in many different languages. It goes around the Ringstrasse. There are many different architectural styles on the buildigs and that is interesting, but for nine...More

Thank travelgal14497
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me the true value of the short 25 min ride on the yellow trolly was to get a feel for the city and help me get my bearings. As soon as I got off, I walked the short distance to the Vienna Explorer bike...More

Thank butchpSt_PaulMn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course one needs to walk the Ringstrasse while in Vienna. I was fortunate to stay right on the Ringstrasse with room overlooking the area so I was able to take in the sights and people-watch whenever I left the hotel. Beautiful!

Thank glenuehlein
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think the ringstrasse is a great way to get a feel of Vienna. It costs 9 euros (I know, a bit pricey for a 30 min ride, if you ask me) but you find out a few things about the Vienna centre and then...More

Thank yiabi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having a go at the Ringstrasse is almost a days work - in particular because every time you stop you have a photo opp. Quite remarkable buildings along the street - you would know that the Allies kept away from Vienna during WWII

Thank Marcus H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the public tram #1 or #2, it depends where you start, and you will geta first quick glance on the most important Buildings and places.

1  Thank Axel S
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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I would like to know how, where, when to see the famous Lippizaner horses in Vienna. We are trying to incorporate that into a visit, either during free time on a viking river cruise or by visiting Vienna after the cruise.
13 June 2016|
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Response from tominfairfield | Reviewed this property |
The Lippizaner Stallions engage in training exercises at the Spanish Riding School at specific hours, and tickets are required; reservations are very highly recommended. Go to the Spanish Riding School website (srs.at) for... More
Would it be safe to walk along the Ringstrasse after dark, and is there a lot of activity there at night? My first day in Vienna I don't arrive until 7:30PM and would love to spend that evening just wandering the old city.
14 September 2015|
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Response from goingbeachy | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's safe to walk around after dark. While most shops are closed you will find plenty of cafes and bars open. It's a lovely area to see the trolleys moving throughout the city. Enjoy!
Can you give ME directions from the train station, Berlin HBF?
12 May 2015|
Response from manunited45 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but once in Vienna the subway is very good and just check the connection, probably the U1 line two or three stops. Get off around museum square.