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Top 5 Must-See Activities in Vienna

These are the most famous Vienna tourist attractions & sight tours which sees thousands and millions of visitors each year:


Free Things To Do In Vienna

Vienna is a great city to visit in Europe. The city is filled with excellent museums, beautiful buildings, and magnificent opera houses. If you're worried about going beyond your travel budget, your best bet is to check out the many cheap things to do in Vienna. In fact, if you simply walk along the city streets, the number of interesting attractions that you'll come across with will sure to amaze you!

Like most of the major cities in Europe, Vienna is not cheap to visit. However, there are many in free things to do Vienna that should keep you busy even with limited money. If you love museums, there are a few free museums in Vienna on the first Sunday of every month are the Wien Museum Karlsplatz, Römermuseum, MAK and Otto Wagner Hofpavillon Hietzing.

Of course, make sure you drop by the many free attractions in Vienna, such as the Imperial Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, the Schloss Schonbrunn Gardens, Ringstrasse, Stadtpark, and many more!

What's good about Vienna is that there will always be something interesting to check out regardless of the time of the year that you visited. For instance, one of the free things to do in Vienna this summer is to stroll along the city's beautiful parks while enjoying the good weather. For instance, you can head to Volksgarten, otherwise known as the People's Park, a beautiful park surrounded with gorgeous rose gardens and decorative fountains.

Are you taking your kids with you? Then one of the free things to do in Vienna with kids is to head to Prater Park. This historic park has a trade fair centre that attracts both locals and tourists. You and your kids will surely have a great time here.

Wit the many free things to do in Vienna, there's no reason why you can't have a great time here even when you're traveling in a budget. So check out this list.

Free Attractions in Vienna

Top Rated Vienna Attractions

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Schloss Schonbrunn Gardens

Vienna provides its visitors a glimpse of how the royal life of the country was through the Schloss Schonbrunn palace and its adjacent gardens. Since 1779, when the palace was first opened for local public, has become a major attraction for people all across the world. No wonder it was listed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1996, along with the palace.

If you plan to see how the royalty of the Vienna lived but cannot...

Vienna House of Music Entrance Ticket

clock Duration: 90 to 120
  • Interactive sound and music museum where you can learn about history and tradition of Viennese music.
  • At least 2 hours in this magnificent and fun museum where you will be able to customize your itinerary.
  • Five floors museum with interactive displays, musical artifacts and the Vienna Philharmonic historical archives.
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Imperial Palace

The Imperial Palace in Vienna, also known as Hofburg is one of the most essential buildings in the history of Austria. For centuries the Imperial Palace was the head of the Great Habsburg Empire.

Today, the Imperial Palace narrates the history of the times when royals ruled the country of Austria. The Imperial Palace till date preserves the intricate details of the lives of nobles. The Imperial Apartments that were actually the...

Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Vienna Including Meal

clock Duration: 2 hours
  • An exclusive skip - the - line experience at the Hard Rock Vienna which was opened during summer 2014.
  • It is an opportunity to be served first as you skip the long queue of people and give yourself a treat of the American - styled food and music.
  • Also an enjoyment of awesome rock music memorabilia of legends like Parov
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Ringstrasse

If you are in the city of Vienna, and wish to see as many landmarks and monuments as you can, but are running out of time, then Ringstrasse is where you should head.

Ringstrasse is basically a 5.3 kilometers long road, stretching through the centre of the city that passes through a number of ancient buildings and monuments that make some of the most significant sights of the city.

Most of the ancient buildings like the Vienna...

Entrance tickets for the KUNST HAUS WIEN. Museum Hundertwasser

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  • Museum founded by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, one of the most important Austrian artist of the 20th century.
  • Several exhibition levels, with the best of his work and collection of paintings, prints, tapestries and architectural designs.
  • Vienna's first "green museum with green roofs and placed trees in the facade.
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St. Stephen's Cathedral

Stephansdom or St. Stephen’s Cathedral is one of the most significant churches for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna. It is given the status of the mother church and holds the seat of Archbishop of Vienna. Taking its current Gothic and Roman form from the time of the Duke Rudolf IV (1339-1365), it basically stands tall on the remains of two churches, one of them being a parish church. The church is considered the most important...

Madame Tussauds Vienna

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  • Madame Tussauds is a world-renowned museum that's been open across the globe for over 150 years.
  • The museum home to life size wax figurines of famous people throughout history including celebrities, musicians, scientists and sports players.
  • The Vienna branch was opened in 2011 by former Austrian President, Heinz Fischer, and is
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Danube Canal

The Danube Canal or Donaukanal is a tributary of River Danube which is the prime source of water provision in Vienna. Having a length 10.7 miles, it is one of best places to pay a visit for a day full of fun and excitement. The canal borders with the city centre and later merge with Wien River as it moves forward. The canal also joins Prater Park at Simmering which is a great tourist attraction in itself, but to see the canal in its full...

Time Travel-Magic Vienna History Tour Ticket

clock Duration: 50 minutes
  • One-hour guided tour about the history of Vienna with 5D cinema, animatronic shows, virtual reality music ride and special effects.
  • Located in the caverns of an authentic medieval monastery in the city center.
  • Includes all the history from the Roman Vienna to the views of the 21st-century city and its well-known
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People's Park (Volksgarten)

Volksgarten or otherwise known as People’s Park is a beautiful and elegant park that served as the gathering point for aristocrats for a long time. The park is one of its kinds with its amazing layout and aesthetic beauty that made it the centre of aristocracy gatherings. The park is laid out in the classic French manner bearing an astounding rose garden and accompanying flowerbeds that are geometric in nature. The park is home to many...

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and Imperial Treasury of Vienna

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  • Museum multi-pass to explore two major museums in Vienna: the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Imperial Treasury of Vienna.
  • The Kunsthistorisches Museum holds the world's most important paintings by Pieter Brueger, Rubens, Rembrandt, Raphael, Velazquez, Titian and Durer.
  • The Kunsthistorisches Museum holds the world's most
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Tickets for Imperial Treasury and Access to the Self-Guided Tours in Vienna

clock Duration: 1 to 2 hou
  • Explore the 21 rooms full of jewel-encrusted crowns, necklaces, sceptres and orbs.
    These objects are historically significant and very impressive.

    You will see the actual crown of the Holy Roman Emperor, the only unicorn horn in the world and the Austrian imperial crown, made in 1602.

    Admire one of the biggest emeralds in the...read more

Tickets for Mozarthaus Vienna and Access to Self-Guided Tours in Vienna

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  • Explore the only preserved home of Mozart in Vienna. See the historical apartment where the composer lived from 1784 to 1787. Explore an extensive collection of major works by Mozart and of the times in which he lived.

    Complete your experience with a city self-guided tour in Vienna.
    This tour is available in the Lokimo app. They include...read more

Fast-track tickets for Leopold Museum & Access to Self-Guided Tours in Vienna

clock Duration: 2 to 3 hou
  • Visit the Leopold Museum and explore one of the most important collections of early 20th-century Austrian art. Housed in Vienna's popular Museums Quartier, the Rudolf and Elisabeth Leopold's dense collection features more than 5,000 exhibits.

    Enjoy the works of Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Gerstl. Note, that the...read more

Skip The Line to Kunsthistorisches Museum & Access to Self-Guided Vienna Tour

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  • Skip the line and enjoy the world's biggest collection of paintings by 16th-century Dutch master Pieter Bruegel the Elder, as well as the masterpieces by Caravaggio, Titian, Peter Paul Rubens.

    Enjoy the elegancy and the beauty of the building, constructed to house the art collected by various imperial personalities over the centuries....read more

Albertina Museum Ticket and Access to Self-Guided Tours in Vienna

clock Duration: 90 to 120
  • The Albertina, housed in the greatest of the Habsburgs' residence palaces, houses the world's largest and most valuable graphic collection. See the Batliner Collection's permanent exhibition, Monet to Picasso, as well as 20 beautiful staterooms and more!

    Discover the realm of great art and imperial magnificence in the Habsburg dynasty. The...read more

Upper Belvedere Entrance Ticket and Access to Self-Guided Tours in Vienna

clock Duration: 1 to 2 hou
  • Get Upper Belvedere tickets and see a collection of artistic masterpieces, including Gustav Klimt's The Kiss, as well as works by Van Gogh and Egon Schiele.

    Explore Belvedere's history with the permanent exposition.
    Enjoy the architectural beauty, timeless art, and charming manicured gardens that frame the Viennese...read more

Ticket for Sisi's Amazing Journey

clock Duration: 30 minutes
  • Let Empress Sisi take you on a mysterious tour through Vienna's sewer system, the “veins of Vienna”. With the help of a Virtual Reality 360 ° Boatride, she is very excited to show you Vienna in a way that she has never seen before. Experience how Sisi indulges in beautiful memories, meet some characters from the Viennese underworld and...read more
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