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Vienna: City Highlights Walking Tour

1. Vienna: City Highlights Walking Tour

Learn all about the Austrian capital and discover the stories hidden in its streets. Wander down major thoroughfares and narrow alleys with your guide on an informative walk through the city's past. Hear about the lives of famous figures who shaped the course of Vienna's history. See the influence of the Habsburgs in the form of grand buildings and residences. Admire the intricate architecture of Vienna's churches and note the details of their unique architecture. Pass by some of the oldest structures in the city.

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Vienna: Hofburg Palace, Sisi Museum & Silver Collection Tour

2. Vienna: Hofburg Palace, Sisi Museum & Silver Collection Tour

The Hofburg Imperial Palace Complex was the residence of the Habsburgs for over 600 years and thus the center of the Holy Roman Empire. Enter the inner sanctum of the Conference Room, used for ministerial conferences chaired by the emperor. See royal bedrooms, collections of silver, porcelain, and crystal, and get a tactile sense of the era. The Sisi Museum presents over 300 personal items that belonged to Elisabeth and speak to her obsession with beauty and vigor. Choose the 2-hour option to take advantage of private transportation to the Hofburg Palace in an air-conditioned vehicle. Experience a hassle-free journey to and from your accommodation in Vienna. Extend your tour to 3 hours and stroll down to the Imperial Treasury. Explore one of the most vast Austrian heritage collections, including the Imperial Crown and the Order of the Golden Fleece. Still not tired? The 4-hour option will give you selected highlights of the Old Town, including St. Stephan’s Cathedral, St. Peter’s Cathedral, and the Column of The Trinity. So put on your history boots and come meet your knowledgeable guide.

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Vienna: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

3. Vienna: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Join a highly personal and educational tour of Vienna Old Town. See the most important landmarks and monuments and immerse yourself in the history of the Austrian capital. Discover the cultural heritage of the Hofburg Empire and fall in love with the spectacular sights! During this 3-hour tour, you will see the best-selected highlights and hidden gems of Vienna's historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage site. See the monumental Hofburg Palace complex with gardens and numerous monuments. Next, head to the city hall Rathaus, a monolithic Neo-Gothic municipal building built using some 30 million bricks. You will also see the Burgtheater with its characteristic statues and staircases painted by Gustav Klimt. Tucked away among the elegant townhouses and luxurious shops of the spectacular Old Town, you will find the gorgeous 18th century St Peter’s Catholic Church (Peterskirche). Then at Stephansplatz, you will visit Austria's most prominent national symbol - St Stephen’s Cathedral. Step inside to see stunning stained glass windows, soaring pillars, Baroque high altar, impressive vaulting, colorful tiled roof, and other treasures. This will be an unforgettable experience for sure. Pick to 3-hour option to visit St. Peter’s Catholic Church, whose architecture mimics its famous namesake in Rome. Inside, you will be dazzled by a kaleidoscope of ornamental design with beautiful murals, paintings, and a domed roof with gilding. Learn about its architectural and artistic qualities and discover its history dating back to the beginning of the city. In addition, during the extended route, you will see more amazing sights, such as the Column of The Trinity and the Vienna University. Pick the 4-hour option to also visit the Imperial Treasury of Vienna, housed in part of the Hofburg palace complex. Inside the museum, you will find secular and religious treasures collected by Austrian emperors over the last 1000 years. Among its treasures are the Imperial Crown, Holy Lance, and Order of the Golden Fleece. Your Private Guide will share fascinating stories about the Austrian Empire and its wealth. The 6-hour tour will give you a full experience of Vienna Old Town with a visit to the mecca of Austrian history and culture - Hofburg Palace. Inside the former residence and government center of the Habsburg emperors, you will discover the treasures of the Sisi Museum, Imperial Apartments, and the Silver Collection. Marvel at the ornate Rococo-style decor and antique furniture of the 24 private and official rooms of Emperor Franz Joseph and his wife Elisabeth. See personal items of Sisi, the Empress, and a collection of extravagant silver, porcelain & crystal-glass tableware from Bohemia. Immerse yourself in the imperial wealth!

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Vienna: The 7 Wonders of Vienna Tour and Spy Game

4. Vienna: The 7 Wonders of Vienna Tour and Spy Game

Discover the city's fascinating history and attractions as you solve clues around Vienna. Explore this beautiful Austrian city by playing a quest with your friends, significant other, or family. Receive your access code by e-mail upon booking the tour and use the code in the app. Wander around Vienna for about 1.5 hours to complete your quest. However, there's no time limit, and you are free to explore the city at your own pace. You won't need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and be ready to begin the adventure.  Solve clues and guess the answer to unlock the secret story of each place. Play as a large group and solve the clues together; one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphones. You can also split into teams and compete against each other or purchase an individual ticket.

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Vienna: Kid-Friendly Private Family Tour

5. Vienna: Kid-Friendly Private Family Tour

Meet the highlights of Vienna on a family-friendly tour. Have fun while exploring the city's old town. Enjoy a dose of historical facts, fascinating legends, and fairy tales. Visit Vienna's top attractions with amusing and informative commentary from your guide. Follow your guide on an exciting adventure of history that includes tasks for children. Walk along the old town's streets and discover its highlights such as the Hofburg, Rathaus, and St. Peter’s Church. Hear about interesting legends, the city's best-kept secrets and let the kids solve mysteries along the way. Enter the Imperial Treasury for a better understanding of the Middle Ages. See huge exhibitions presenting authentic imperial artifacts, crowns, jewels, and old militaries. Be impressed by royal robes and swords like nowhere else. In the 3-hour tour option, enter the House of Music, a modern and interactive sound museum. Five floors are dedicated to the fascinating world of music and sound. Test your own musical talent on the virtual conductor and compose your own waltz. Learn more about the musicians related to Vienna like Mozart, Strauss, and Beethoven. Choose the 4-hour tour option and see even more in Vienna's old town on a horse carriage ride. Both a joyful ride for kids and a relaxing way to sightsee, travel like in the medieval times, and see St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Anker Clock, and Albertina. Your experience will be fulfilled with commentary from your local expert guide.

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Vienna: 2-Hour Historical Sightseeing Tour

6. Vienna: 2-Hour Historical Sightseeing Tour

Learn all about one of the most beautiful cities in the world on this walking tour in Vienna. The tour starts with Roman Vienna and the question of why a castle was built here. Visit St. Michael's Church, Vienna's third oldest church with a combination of 3 different architectural styles. Learn all about the Hofburg Palace and the significance of the huge grounds covering 555,000 m². You will also discover details about the most important rulers in the city. Be impressed by the size of Heroes' Square and what lies behind the facades. Discover why any trip to Vienna should include a visit to the Imperial Treasury, what there is to see in the city, and things that you probably would have missed without your tour guide. As you walk past the Austrian National Library with its state room, you will find out what the symbol on the roof means and why the square is named after Emperor Joseph II. Visit the church where many Habsburg weddings took place (closed on Sundays and public holidays) and discover why the groom was not even present at some weddings. However, the city's history has also seen some dark times. As you walk past the Albertina and the Monument Against War and Fascism, you will be confronted with the horrors of the Second World War. You will also stop at the State Opera and find out why the Hotel Sacher now stands in place of the Carinthian Gate Theatre. You will be surprised about what anecdotes there are on the Providentia Fountain at Neuer Markt and on the Habsburg burial ritual in the Imperial Crypt. The walking tour ends at St. Stephen's Cathedral, the landmark of Vienna. Hear about its partial destruction during the Second World War and find out why not everything taught in school is correct.

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What people are saying about Imperial Treasury, Vienna

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 190 reviews

We wanted to see the whole Hofburg Complex and learn something about it. This tour exceed our expectation 10 times. It was funny, interesting and our guide Robert is just a great person and he told us many interesting facts which you will not find somewhere else. I recommend this tour to anyone. Moreover, we have skip the queue what was very nice as we have saved a lot of time.

6 stars? Ute was the perfect guide. Our primary interest was the history of both Vienna and Austria, and she tailored the walking tour accordingly. She was careful with our schedule, fitting in what we needed to see and hear, and included time for tapas at Die Feinkosterei. She was a great teacher and lots of fun!

The tour was very interesting. Mr. Stojaspal has an incredible knowledge of the history of Vienna. We can highly recommend the tour.

A cheap but fun way to see the sights of Vienna. Would recommend as long as you don’t mind a bit of walking!

A very knowledgeable guide, knowledgeable and interesting guide.