Maria Theresa Square Tours

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As the sole female ruler of the Habsburg Empire and one of the most revered of Austria’s royals, it seems only fitting that Empress Maria Theresa should have a public square named in her honor.  Located along the famous Ringstrasse, at the heart of historic Vienna, Maria Theresa Square (Maria Theresien Platz) is surrounded by many of the capital’s most prominent landmarks, with the Museum Quarter to the south and the magnificent Hofburg Palace to the north.

Laid out in the 19th century, the square centers around an enormous statue of Maria Theresa by Kaspar Zumbusch, encircled by a series of formal gardens, dotted with monumental fountains and sculptures. Maria Theresa Square is also home to two of the city’s most notable museums – the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum of Fine Arts) and the Naturhistorisches Museum (Museum of Natural History), whose grand neo-Renaissance facades were created as part of the grand imperial Kaiserforum, the masterwork of German architect Gottfried Semper.
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Address: Maria-Theresien-Platz, Vienna, Austria
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Vienna City Classic Walk with a Small Group

Get personalized attention on this 2-hour 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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Small-Group History Walking Tour in Vienna: The City of Many Pasts

Go deep into Vienna’s rich history on a 3-hour, small-group walking tour with an expert guide. Start your tour in the former seat of the Habsburg Empire, and hear about the city’s kings, queens and revolutionaries. Spot architectural and historic landmarks as you explore a pair of vibrant shopping districts. Learn about Habsburg religion and ritual at a trio of extraordinary churches, and see traces left by waves of invading forces from Ottomans to Nazis. Take in Vienna’s highlights and enjoy unique historic insights on the capital city.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Half-Day History Walking Tour in Vienna: The City of Many Pasts

Go deep into Vienna’s rich history on a 3-hour, private walking tour with an expert guide. Explore the city’s iconic landmarks and local neighborhoods as you trace a route from the elegant Michaelerplatz to the culture-filled MuseumsQuartier. Learn about the legacies of Habsburg dynasties and the armies that have swept through the city; see 12th-century walls, humble churches and the soaring St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Discover the landmarks hidden within Vienna’s most fashionable districts, and enjoy the personal experience of visiting the city with a private guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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