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Introducing Vienna Part 2: Courtyards & Mysterious Places

1. Introducing Vienna Part 2: Courtyards & Mysterious Places

Discover the hidden parts of the historical center of Vienna and learn more about the city’s courtyards and their legends. Listen to the many stories of Vienna as you stroll through narrow streets to lesser-known places in the city. Explore many famous highlights of Vienna that you will see during the tour. See Stephansplatz, Mozart’s final residence, Ballgasse, and the Franciscan Church and Monastery. Admire Palais Neupauer-Breuner and the Deutsche Haus, and stroll along Blutgasse and Domgasse. Learn more about St. Stephen’s Cathedral, traditional Viennese cuisine, and the house "Where the cow plays on the board" before exploring the old university district, the Jesuit Church, and the old city wall. This tour continues on from Part 1 provided by the same tour operator. However, it is not a problem if you have not taken part in the first tour beforehand.

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Vienna: City Highlights Walking Tour

2. 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: Romantic Old Town 2-Hour Discovery Tour

3. Vienna: Romantic Old Town 2-Hour Discovery Tour

This tour takes you on a discovery of the different sides to Vienna. You professional tour guide will focus on a total of 6 different topics from the past and present, allowing you to quickly see how the city has so much more to offer than just the famous attractions. 1. Romans, Jews, and traders The Hoher Markt is a place that has attracted power-conscious politicians and architects or tradesmen throughout the centuries. The classic sights here include the oldest building in Vienna, the first public waterworks of the city, and the famous Anchor Clock, which has a few surprises for you. 2. Greek Quarter This hectic neighborhood located at the innermost arm of the Danube River has been shaped by centuries of trading. The Turks fought here and the Greeks prepared their fight for independence here. Traces of history can be found in every corner. 3. Architectural diversity All kinds of architectural styles can be found in Vienna’s old town from Gothic residential towers to medieval paving, back courtyards from the Renaissance, Baroque city palaces, whole rows of houses from the Rococo period, and magnificent Gründerzeit houses to elegant Art Nouveau houses. 4. Myths and legends Many stories and legends are associated with the rich and colorful history of the city. Time and time again people have tried to explain their existence with legends. Legends and reality sometimes differ from one another. Animals place an important role in this mythology, and they can be seen as ornaments on the facades and fountains in the city. 5. Old university quarter Sealed off from traffic, the Jesuit quarter is located in the center of the old town. By the fountain in the square, you can take a look into the interior of the Jesuit Church, a treasure trove of Baroque exuberance, a demonstration of church power, and an example of the rivalry between painters and architects within Vienna. 6. Narrow streets and back courtyards Many of the city’s streets are winding, narrow, and anything but straight. Just the thought of the hygienic conditions in the Middle Ages stimulates the imagination of how everyday life used to be like here. Even opening a window will take ones breath away.

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Vienna: 2-Hour Walking Tour

4. Vienna: 2-Hour Walking Tour

Discover the city center of Vienna on this 2-hour walking tour. Starting at Stephansplatz, you’ll walk around St. Stephen’s Cathedral to the picturesque Ballgasse. Here you’ll discover the story behind the streets name. See Vienna’s cat café and admire the façade of the Franciscan Church. Learn about how the city's aristocracy once lived and stroll through the beautiful courtyards. See Mozart’s most exclusive residence and find out why St. Stephen’s Cathedral only has one and a half towers. On this tour you’ll explore different aspects of Vienna. See the portrait of Duke Rudolf IV and marvel at the impressive Baroque architecture. Learn more about the former city wall and get to know Viennese cuisine. This city walk takes you to the following locations: Stephansplatz – St. Stephen’s Cathedral – Ballgasse – Franziskanerplatz with the Franciscan Church and Monastery – Palais Neupauer-Breuner – Blutgasse – Domgasse – "Where the cow plays on the board" – Heiligenkreuzerhof – Old University District – Jesuit Church – City Wall – Doktor-Karl-Lueger-Platz

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What people are saying about Jesuit Church, Vienna

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 421 reviews

Great tour. Also very suitable for visitors to Vienna who have been there several times. You learn a lot of new things. The 2 hours go by quickly. The tour always stays close to Steffi, you walk in a circle around it. Our guide was a real Viennese who, with a lot of passion and knowledge, drove us away the 2 hours in a very moody way. Only partially suitable for children under 14, as there is of course a lot of historical information.

(This review is for the English-language "Vienna's Secrets - Backyards & Mysterious Locations" tour) One guide, Utte (I hope I got her name right), managed to bring the right mix of fun and historical facts without having to impression to be back in the history lesson. The tour itself takes you, as the title says, to beautiful and very quiet places in busy Vienna. Recommended!

We had a really great tour with Mr. Auinger! He has led us through many secret alleys and to beautiful hidden places. Unbelievable how much he knows about the history of Vienna. And incredible how little we knew as Lower Austrians. : D We really enjoyed it and we will definitely recommend the tour! Thank you very much.

The tour has given me new impressions and views about the inner part of the City of Vienna.

Wolfgang is a wonderful guide, we highly recommend this tour.