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Address: Vienna, Austria
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old...

Constructed in the late 19th century, this wide avenue encircles the old city of Vienna.

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The ringstrasse goes around the town center. There are a lot of very nice buildings, parks, shops...a lot of must see things ;)

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Iasi, Romania
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Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ringstrasse goes around the town center. There are a lot of very nice buildings, parks, shops...a lot of must see things ;)

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a bus tour around the area and it is a wealthy area beautiful buildings. This area is in another league upmarket shops etc.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The ring around Vienna provides an excellent opportunity to walk,exercise and breath a fresh air while getting to the most beautiful architecture, old buildings and famous monuments. It is beautiful during the day - and it is spectacular at nighttime, when the city is lit and festive.

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Coleford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Basically to sum up, most of of Wien's beautiful buildings are within the Ringstrasse! You can go all the way around by tram either using the 'Tour Yellow Tram' or using the public 1&2 Trams but you will have to change. Simply a stunning street!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of interesting buildings on this road, it loops around the inner city. A great way to see it is on a City Bike, using the cycle paths. Well worth a trip around.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The special yellow tourist tram does the entire Ring with an audio device to tell you all about it . - Its just too far ro walk it! : Sit back and take in the awesome history and architecture on every corner of the entire loop! - Catch the tram at Swedenplatz and enjoy a well-spent 9 Euro for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Oper Ring road or Ringstrasse was really beautiful in October because of the fall season. The road is bustling with activity and has people and is central region connected to the tram/bus and metro service of the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first activity in Vienna was to ride the tram all the way around to get a view of the city. We only had to change trams once - very easy.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's certainly interesting to take a long walk along the Ringstrasse when visiting Vienna, but I probably wouldn't say it's one of my "must-visit" sights of itself. You'll probably pass along parts of it anyway just getting to the Opera House or approaching the historical centre. It's a wide, tree-lined street with plenty of traffic and some interesting buildings and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ringstrasse is a famous street in Wien. It is a big street with lots of amazing buildings, by the night is more spectacular, all the light are so beautiful.

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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 Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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