Vienna Pocket Guide

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Vienna is a city full of surprises. For every breathtaking building you expect to see, there are another two beside it that you don't. Due to its passionate relationship with classical music grand theatres and ornate opera houses adorn the city centre, but it is also a city bursting with bars and clubs that would feel at home in the hippest of cities. And while it was the seat of the Habsburg Dynasty for so many years, you can live like a king here without upsetting your bank balance.

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In The Guide

  • Cheap Eats Find out what restaurants are best value for money and what are the local specialties.
  • Don't Miss A list of the best local attractions and places worth visiting whilst in Vienna.
  • Budget Tips Insider tips on how to save money or what to do when you don't have any!
  • A day in Vienna... Only have one day to spare? We give you our ultimate day in Vienna.

Vienna City Reviews

  • 90%


    Gorgeous, historic, efficient

    Lovely city, one of the few I've visited that I could see myself living in. So easy to get around. Found myself walking with my neck craned to see all the beautiful buildings. They do not skimp on architecture!

    Insider Tip:24hr metro pass makes travelling a breeze on the world's best public transport system. Otherwise, do as the locals do and get some vino in a park.

  • 100%


    Vienna - An underrated gem

    When planning my trip, I added Vienna as sort of a stopgap between Prague and Budapest. I knew it was significant historically and culturally, but had no idea how fun it would be. It turns out Vienna has been my favorite city, combining beautiful historical and cultural sights by day with great nightlife. There is so much to do I could have spent at least a week.

    Insider Tip:Go to Prater on a Saturday night after a few (or more) drinks. Go on some rides (the flying swings offered great views of the city), have a blast, then go to Prater Dome and club it up.

  • 40%


    Great time in the gardens, really clean and pretty, easy to get around Expensive to actually go into the sights!

  • 100%


    Cool City.

    I really enjoyed this city. It was a bit spread out, but definitely walkable. The highlights were the museum quarter and watching a show in the State Opera. Very beautiful city indeed.

    Insider Tip:WIfi is everywhere! Just look for the free open ones :)

  • 50%


    Imposing Vienna

    Vienna is astonishing, from the royal plazas to the historical centre you will always be amazed by how beautiful this town is. It isn't a cheap eat but we can get away with that.

    Insider Tip:I didn't stay very long so I don't have any particular tips, just go to the Rathaus, it's beautiful.

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