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A ring road surrounding the Old Town of Vienna, Ringstrasse contains many historically and architecturally important buildings. The 5.3 km (3.3 mi) road replaced Vienna's former city walls. While this road was designed mostly as a display of the Habsburg Empire's grandeur, a second, parallel street called Lastenstrasse serves more practical purposes for traffic. Lined with many notable museums and cultural institutions, many of Rinstrasse's buildings are older than the street itself. A loop of the street will take you to the Vienna State Opera, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austrian parliament building, Vienna's city hall, and other historic buildings. Add Ringstrasse and other attractions to your Vienna trip itinerary using our Vienna sightseeing planner.
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  • It is a road that surrounds the historic district of Vienna greatly. The hotel also runs a tourist tram (10 euros for yellow trains) and departs from Schwedenplatz, at platform C every 30 minutes. Since the tram is width to surround, it is often a landmark if you go to the inside of this ringstrasse even if you do sightseeing by walking in this interior and turn back.
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  • A beautiful boulevard that surrounds the old center of Vienna, Innere Stadt. If you look at the map,you’ll see it's actually made up of several sections: Burgring, Universitätsring, Schottenring, Oper...  more »
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