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Vienna Ghosts and Legends Tour

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Mario, our guide is very nice and very willing to give us additional explanations to the tour information. It is advisable
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Cruel murders and dark secrets lurk in the dark corners of Vienna's old town. Come, if you dare, and discover the mysteries and eerie legends of Austria's capital.

Cruel murders and dark secrets lurk in the dark corners of Vienna's old town. Come, if you dare, and discover the mysteries and eerie legends of Austria's capital.

Vienna Ghosts and Legends Tour

We'll meet at the indicated time at Helmut Zilk Square to begin this chilling tour of the mysteries and legends in Vienna. Are you ready?

First, we'll stop in front of the Vienna State Opera, an iconic building where we'll remember the expulsion of the Jews by the Nazis and how its structure was left after the bombings of World War II. This and many other gory facts hide behind this building's walls, so keep your eyes sharp.

Then, we'll walk along Augustinerstrasse to find out who Erzsébet Báthory was, nicknamed the 'Blood Countess', who murdered over 30 young women because of her obsession with retaining her looks.

During this tour, we'll pass past St. Joseph's Square and St. Michael's Square to reach the parish of the Friars Minor, where you can still see the cannonball holes from the war between the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire.

In our next destination, we'll unravel the hidden meaning behind the name of the House of the Five Murders and stop at the Am Hof square, the former site of public executions in the city.

But that's not all! We'll also discover the mysteries lurking at Hoher Markt, the Heiligenkreuzerhof building, the Schönlatern alley, and the 'bloody alley', where a massacre from the times of the Knights Templar took place.

Lastly, we'll arrive at St. Stephen's Cathedral - what is the significance of the gargoyles on its façade? Spirits and legends loom over this imposing temple.

After an hour-and-a-half route, the tour will end at the entrance to the church.

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Price

Adults Children from 2 to 10 Children under 2
Tour in English
US$ 15.90
US$ 10.60
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 15.90
  • Children from 2 to 10

    US$ 10.60
  • Children under 2

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

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Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.

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Duration

1 hour 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 15.90

Meeting point

Helmut Zilk Square

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