Explore the scariest places in the center of Vienna on this 2-hour walking tour by night. Learn more about the historical background, myths, legends, and true stories of the city, and see many of the famous sights including Hofburg Palace and Neuer Markt.
What to Expect
Enjoy a tour of Vienna by night, when the tourist crowds have died down, and discover mysterious stories hidden behind every corner of the city. Walk in the footsteps of ancient legends and modern myths, and see the city from a different perspective. Discover the background of various myths, but consider this: behind every story is a nugget of truth. You may even find some answers to questions that come up along the way.
Find out whether witches or even vampires wreaked havoc in the city, learn about the role Vienna played in the beginning of the “Dracula” novel, and discover which buildings in the city are the most haunted.
The walking tour takes you along the walls of the Hofburg Palace past the Augustinian Church. You’ll then visit the Neuer Markt, where you’ll hear numerous scary and strange stories. You’ll then continue on through the Blutgasse district, one of the oldest parts of the city center. At the end of the tour you’ll see the legendary St. Stephen's Cathedral.
Hofburg Palace: Inner Castle Court, in front of the Swiss Gate (gateway to the treasury chamber)
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