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Heroes’ Square (Heldenplatz) Tours and Tickets

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A colossal piazza right at the heart of Imperial Vienna, Heldenplatz (or Heroes' Square) stretches out in front of the sweeping arcs of the Hofburg Palace, which was commissioned for the Habsburg Imperial Family in 1881. Constructed under the orders of Emperor Franz Joseph II as part of the city’s elegant Ringstrasse thoroughfare in the late 19th century, the square is dominated by two vast equestrian statues of Archduke Charles of Austria and Prince Eugene of Savoy, and completely surrounded by the Baroque beauty of Vienna’s most important landmarks.

The Habsburg dynasty, rulers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, lived on this spot in various palaces from the 13th century until its demise in 1918; now the palace is home to several sublime Imperial collections in the Neue Burg, Sisi and art museums; the Imperial Apartments; the office of the Austrian President; the National Library; the Hofburgs’ private chapel; and the Augustinian Church, parish church of Vienna’s aristocracy. The Spanish Riding School is in the Winter Riding School and members of the Vienna Boys’ Choir perform at concerts in the Burgtheater.

Originally Heldenplatz was enclosed at its southern flank, but this now stands open; the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is all that remains of the walls. In keeping with its role in the center of Viennese history, it was from a balcony overlooking the square that Hitler announced the Anschluss on March 15, 1938.

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Vienna City Classic Walk with a Small Group (English)

Vienna City Classic Walk with a Small Group (English)

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Get personalized attention on this small-group walking tour of Vienna. With an intimate group of just 15 people or fewer, see highlights such as St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Hofburg Palace. Learn about the history, culture, and famous residents of Vienna from your guide as you walk.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.97
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$44.97

Historical Hitler Walking Tour of Vienna

Historical Hitler Walking Tour of Vienna

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Discover the streets on which a young Hitler walked during this walking tour of historic Vienna. As you explore Vienna’s ornate Old Town, learn about Adolf Hitler’s early life and visit Jewish architecture that survived the Holocaust. See the devastation caused by more than 100,000 WWII bombs and pay your respects to monuments dedicated to lives lost.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.45
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$29.45

Introducing Vienna Walking Tour: The Capital of the Habsburgs
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Introducing Vienna Walking Tour: The Capital of the Habsburgs

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Get an insider’s look at Vienna’s thriving neighborhoods, historic landmarks and culture on a small-group tour with an experienced guide. Hear stories about life in the city as you follow your guide to hidden alleyways, elegant boulevards and the city’s most iconic monuments. Learn about the royal Habsburg dynasty and the legends of Hero Square then visit the sites of fierce battles in the Second World War. Enjoy the personal experience of a small-group tour, and discover the best places to eat, drink and live like a local.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.58
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$29.58

Small Group Vienna Highlights Bike Tour

Small Group Vienna Highlights Bike Tour

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Cycle the streets of Vienna on this 3-hour biking tour of the city. Led by an expert guide, saddle up and see the bright hues of the Hundertwasserhaus and the iconic Ferris wheel at the Prater. You’ll also pass top sites like Hofburg Palace, City Hall and the Opera House, learning about the city’s history from your guide as you go. After three hours of sightseeing and fresh air, your tour will conclude at its original departure point. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.12
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$46.12

Classic Private City Tour Vienna

Classic Private City Tour Vienna

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Experience the art, architecture, and atmosphere of Vienna stress-free on a private 4-hour tour by car. The efficient and comfortable excursion is perfect if you’re short on time, tired of crowds, or simply want to give your feet a break. See the Vienna State Opera, Imperial Palace, and more all from the comfort of your window seat. Feel free to pause the tour at anytime to get out for a closer look.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$628.27
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$628.27
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Private Vienna Walking Tour

Private Vienna Walking Tour

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Walk in the footsteps of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, members of the Habsburg family, one of the most distinguished royal houses of Europe for 600 years, Ludwig van Beethoven, Adolf Hitler, and many more on this broad-reaching, informative and fun historical tour through the cobblestoned streets and alleys of Vienna’s inner city. This tour traces Vienna’s historical roots, from the Celts and Romans, to its modern day inhabitants, and brings its rich history to life! Stops include: • St. Stephen’s Cathedral • Vienna State Opera • Heldenplatz • Hofburg Imperial Palace • The Graben and Plague Column • Jewish Square • the Burggarten and Volksgarten and many more!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$378.44
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$378.44
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Yay Walk - max 9 small group Vienna Highlight Tour

Yay Walk - max 9 small group Vienna Highlight Tour

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Personal - up to 9 guests Entertaining & Engaging Licensed in SHA,NYC & Vienna String history, culture & architecture up Broad perspective & happy vibration
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.83
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$28.83

Vienna's Top 10 and their Secrets

Vienna's Top 10 and their Secrets

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Get a more in-depth experience of Vienna than is typical on most tours. This guided tour takes you to the city's most important landmarks, as well as some hidden spots missed by most visitors. Learn about the city's history and culture at each stop.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.65
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$27.65

Private Tour: Vienna Inner City Highlights

Private Tour: Vienna Inner City Highlights

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Explore Vienna’s essential sites on a private, 3.5-hour walking tour with a great orientation to the city’s public transport. Enjoy the flexibility to tailor the experience to your interests as you walk or take the underground and/or tramway from your hotel to the Belvedere Palace. Board a tram (be sure to bring the proper fare!) past the Soviet Monument, Karlsplatz, and the magnificent Viennese State Opera. Learn about the city’s most beloved historic figures while visiting historic cafés, neighborhoods, and landmarks; see the iconic spires of St Stephen’s Cathedral as you get an insider’s perspective on life in Austria’s capital city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$242.14
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$242.14
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E-Scooter Tour through amazing Vienna!
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E-Scooter Tour through amazing Vienna!

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We are going to cruise from the the city centre to the 15th district and back. Through the city park of Vienna to the most urban and cool place in the whole city! From there we will discover some new hidden spots, cruise along the Danube canal, to continue then to the hippest neighbourhoods the city has to offer! Come and enjoy the best the city has to offer on the WOLRDS FIRST E-SCOOTER TOUR!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.95
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$57.95

Private Tour: One Perfect Day in Vienna

Private Tour: One Perfect Day in Vienna

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Maximize your time in Vienna with a private tour that covers multiple top attractions. Your chauffeur takes you from your hotel to the city center, where you’ll explore top sights on foot. Your private guide will orient you with the city and provide you with food suggestions. Highlights include Heldenplatz, Hofburg Palace, State Opera House, and Karlskirche.
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  • 7 hours
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$743.72
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Classical Music of Vienna - A Walking Concert Tour

Classical Music of Vienna - A Walking Concert Tour

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Travel through time with our professional opera singers and guides Daniel and Vera, and discover why Vienna is world-renowned as the city of music. This enchanting Vienna city walking tour mixes stories from the lives and music of Mozart, Shubert, Lehar, and Strauss, with live performances from your guides, as you stroll the historic streets of Vienna in search of Austria’s musical treasures. Enjoy an aperitif of your choice at a traditional Viennese coffee house, and hear the secrets of the most famous opera houses in the world, from opera singers who have worked with some of the best musicians in the world. There is no better way to experience Vienna’s musical heart and soul.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.95
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$74.95

Private tour of historical Vienna with Jan

Private tour of historical Vienna with Jan

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This private tour gives you an insight into the history of Vienna and Austria through a leisurely stroll in the city’s old town. The stories and topics are many and all equally fascinating: Learn about one of the greatest dynasties in the world, the Habsburgs. Witness how their influence shaped Vienna and why the city and Austria is a such baroque jewel. You will get to know some of the Habsburgs most intimate life stories and, how their Empire came to a disastrous end. Also learn about the rise of antisemitism in Vienna and the terrible consequences it led to and the how the Austrians are still coming to terms with their role. Surrounded by stunning art and architecture, and with these stories and more to guide you, we bring life to these ancient monuments and make this an immersive and unforgettable experience.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$322.85
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$322.85
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Vienna: Hofburg Palace, Sisi Museum & Silver Collection Private Tour

Vienna: Hofburg Palace, Sisi Museum & Silver Collection Private Tour

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The Hofburg Imperial Palace is one of Vienna’s blockbuster attractions, but taking on this vast complex can be overwhelming. With this private tour, see the highlights in just hours with the insights of a guide. Take in the Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum, and Silver Collection while learning about the history of the palace complex and Hapsburg dynasty. Opt to extend your tour to include other city attractions and optimize your time in Vienna.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$132.60
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$132.60
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Vienna at First Glance a Private Walking Tour for First Time Visitors

Vienna at First Glance a Private Walking Tour for First Time Visitors

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Ideally suited to first-time visitors to Vienna, this private, half-day walking tour gives an in-depth overview of the culturally-rich Austrian capital. Enrich your visit with informative background from your own personal guide as you cover landmarks like the Belvedere Museum (home to Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss”), the imperial palace of Hofburg, and the iconic cathedral at Stephansplatz, plus many more.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$242.14
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$242.14
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Vienna Private Evening Walking Tour

Vienna Private Evening Walking Tour

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When your vacation starts, why not discover Vienna straight away? Making the perfect start to your time in the city, this short evening walking tour introduces you to the key sights with a private guide. Where you go and what you see is personalized to you. Perhaps visit St. Stephen's Cathedral, or stroll through the history-laced squares of Vienna Old Town before you end at a beer garden or restaurant. Logistics such as the start time and meeting point can also be tailored to you.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$224.84
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$224.84
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Classic Vienna City Tour Vienna & Eckartsau palace

Classic Vienna City Tour Vienna & Eckartsau palace

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Discover the highlights of stunning, history-rich Vienna during this full-day private tour. Stroll through the panoramic gardens of the Belvedere Museum, snap a few souvenir snapshots of iconic Heldenplatz, and enjoy sky-high city views from Danube Tower. Tours include door-to-door transfers by minivan or limo and a tasty lunch.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$245.02
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$245.02

Full-Day Private Guided Tour in Vienna with Skip-the-line Tickets by Car

Full-Day Private Guided Tour in Vienna with Skip-the-line Tickets by Car

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Vienna is rich in both spectacular architecture and charming neighborhoods. Skip the hassle of touring on foot or by public transportation and visit the best of the city in a single day with this driving tour. Stop to admire A-list sights like the Hofburg, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and Belvedere Palace with commentary from your guide and enjoy fast-track entry at the Schonbrunn to make every sightseeing minute count.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$488.89
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$488.89
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Segway Tour Vienna in Winter

Segway Tour Vienna in Winter

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Feel festive this holiday season with a 3-hour Segway tour around Vienna’s Christmas markets. Led by a local guide, ride around the Ringstrasse, the famous Ring Road showcasing some of the city’s finest architecture. See the Hofburg Palace, City Hall, and Burgtheater. Then slip into the holiday spirit with a stop at the Christmas markets, perusing the stalls and sipping on a hot drink. After admiring the twinkling lights and merry decor, your tour will conclude back at your original departure point.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.43
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Future Bus Tour- Vienna's highlights bus tour with virtual reality

Future Bus Tour- Vienna's highlights bus tour with virtual reality

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Explore Vienna in a unique and entertaining way with our one of a kind virtual reality bus tour! On this 1 hour bus tour you will get to see many of Vienna's most important highlights- Vienna's state opera, Heldenplatz, Maria Theresia Square, the parliament, Vienna's city hall, Burg theatre, Vienna's university, Votive church and many other sights. Throughout the tour you will hear fascinating stories about Vienna's development and about the people who made it the great city that it is. Then, In four different stops along the tour, you will get to wear the virtual reality glasses and dive into another reality in which you will witness historical events and meet famous viennese figures. We invite you to join us and experience Vienna in a new and exciting way!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.83
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$28.83

Private city tour of Vienna with driver and guide with hotel pick up

Private city tour of Vienna with driver and guide with hotel pick up

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Venture into this personalised private city tour and enjoy discovering the city of Vienna with a local expert. During your private tour you will learn about the history, culture and heritage of Vienna with your licensed guide. This tour includes a private vehicle with driver as well. Driver will be at your full disposition during the total duration of the tour. Entrance to the marvellous Schönbrunn Palace is included in this tour
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$380.51
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$380.51
Price varies by group size

VITAL VIENNA: Your Exclusive 4-Hour Comprehensive Tour

VITAL VIENNA: Your Exclusive 4-Hour Comprehensive Tour

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The ViennaGuru® Difference: ● 100% flexible private tour ● Luxury Mercedes cars with panoramic roof ● Hotel pick up and drop off ● A perfect blend of walking and riding ● Off the beaten path treasures ● Guides as knowledgeable as they are fun
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$697.74
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$697.74
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Vienna Highlights Private Tour for Kids and Families including Mozart House

Vienna Highlights Private Tour for Kids and Families including Mozart House

This is the perfect tour for families visiting Vienna with kids. You won’t have to worry about the children getting bored, or arranging alternative activities for them, as this tour has been specially designed to be kid-friendly. You’ll learn about Vienna’s highlights together, and get your bearings while taking part in fun games and trivia. Highlights include St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Mozart’s House, Heroes’ Square, and much more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.46
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$229.46
Price varies by group size

Vienna Full Day Shore Excursion

Vienna Full Day Shore Excursion

We meet you at 09:00 am at the pier at “Handelskai” or “Nussdorf”. We provide a chauffeur-driven airconditioned van or sedan for the driving portion plus a licensed local Austria Guide for the whole tour. The flexibility of a small vehicle allows multiple stops at the historic sights and vistas. Within the given time-frame we accommodate our guests personal preferences. By combining a driving- with a walking-segment we offer the most comprehensive One-Day-Tour. Knowing the programs offered by the cruise-operators we avoid overlap in program and overcrowding. Our walking-tour ends at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in the heart of the city around 4:30 pm. Do some window-shopping at Kaertnerstrasse or have a rooftop-drink at hotel Lameé Our Taxi-Voucher gives you full flexibility in planning your return to the ship.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$916.67
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Heroes’ Square (Heldenplatz) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Heroes’ Square (Heldenplatz) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Heroes’ Square (Heldenplatz) costs USD 27.65. Guided Heroes’ Square (Heldenplatz) tours start around USD 27.65 per person.
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