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Vienna: Central Cemetery ‒ City of the Dead

Product ID: 104195
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Experience a somewhat morbid walking tour and discover the most important areas of the Vienna Central Cemetery. See the countless graves of famous personalities and listen to the interesting stories about those who found their last resting place here.
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Explore the Viennese Central Cemetery and learn everything about what actually was the largest city in Austria with approximately 330,000 graves
  • Discover the graves of many famous personalities, see the graves of honor and visit the impressive Luegerkirche
  • Walk through the spacious, park-like premise from the 19th century and explore the fairly unknown areas
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Experience a walking tour of a different kind and follow your guide on a tour through possibily the largest city in Austria. The Vienna Central Cemetery, with its three million inhabitants, offers an abundance of diversity, history and nature.

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. Please note that this tour will be conducted in German.
  • Officially certified tour guide
  • German-speaking tour guide
  • In-depth walking tour full of stories, personalities and particularities

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Meeting point

The tour will start at Gate 2 of the Central Cemetery. Recognize your guide by their 'Austria Guide" sign.

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Not allowed
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• Wear clothing suitable to the weather

From US$ 21.91 per person

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Product ID: 104195