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Vienna: Vienna Central Cemetery Guided Walking Tour

1. Vienna: Vienna Central Cemetery Guided Walking Tour

Experience a walking tour of a different kind and follow your guide on a tour through possibly the largest cemetery in Austria. The Vienna Central Cemetery, with its three million inhabitants, offers an abundance of history, architecture, and intrigue. Learn everything about the spaciously laid out cemetery in Vienna's south, which was opened in 1874, and discover the graves of honor for numerous personalities from the world of art, culture, and politics. See soldiers' graves, memorials, graves of different religious beliefs, and of course, the graves of many Viennese people. The individual areas you will encounter during the walking tour will represent the traditions of religions, their cultures, and many personal life stories.

Vienna: Group Tour of Vienna Central Cemetery

2. Vienna: Group Tour of Vienna Central Cemetery

Follow your guide through the Vienna Central Cemetery and discover more about the remarkable individuals that have been buried there from your local guide. Be greeted by your guide at gate 2 of the Vienna Central Cemetery. Walk through the tombstones as you listen to your guide tell you stories about this unusual place. Find out more about people like Beethoven and Salieri, who are buried there.

3-Hour Walking Tour of Vienna Central Cemetery

3. 3-Hour Walking Tour of Vienna Central Cemetery

Discover Europe’s second-largest cemetery in Vienna. The Vienna Central Cemetery is an important part of Viennese cultural history, the resting place of 3 million people, and also a huge park. Outstanding presidents, architects, composers, actors, singers, writers, engineers, explorers, painters, and many others found their final place of rest in this cemetery. See the graves of famous people and learn more about their lives. Admire the imaginative designs of the graves with impressive sculptures. You can also visit the Karl Lueger Memorial Church, one of the masterpieces of Viennese Art Nouveau.

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What people are saying about Vienna Central Cemetery

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 514 reviews

The tour was very interesting and entertaining. We learned a lot of history and personal details about prominent deceased. The guide was knowledgeable and knew a great deal. Very sympathic.

Very knowledgeable and friendly guide Interesting tour;certainly different and interesting. A bit pricey if you go alone but if you sign up as a small group well with it.

Very good guide with in-depth knowledge and understandable pronunciation. It was a very interesting tour with historical background information.

Entertaining, informative tour with an extremely personable guide plus the famous Viennese Schmäh. Knowledge packaged in an entertaining way

Incredibly interesting tour with a very knowledgable and nice guide, Christa Schwarz (?).