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This offshoot of the Danube River flows through the city just north of the downtown area and, with paved pathways lining its banks, makes for a pleasant stroll.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
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Leopoldstadt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a walk by the canal and you'll see different Vienna from that which is less than kilometer away. You'll see trendy and hip places, you'll see graffiti and many young people basking in the sun. Not sure I like this Vienna as much as...More

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only the walk nearby eating joint market is worth in case you are not doing cruise from this place or bike tour

Thank priyanka j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Donau Kanal lies just on the limit of the Vienna city centre. It is NOT the Donau but a canal, and the immediate surroundings would benefit from renovation.

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The street art on the banks of Donau in the middle of Vienna is a slightly more polite little brother to Mauerpark in Berlin. It's a great contrast to all the posh old buildings in Innerstadt. You can take a walk - or run -...More

Thank Mogeltoft
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The canal is a trendy hub with pop up bars and cafes, plus lots of street art and artists! The area has a fresh bohemian vibe and is well worth a look or an early evening stroll!

Thank Nick and Angel S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I advice to take the half cruise as the complete one is somehow boring unless you have a great company Don't take unless you have extra time in your trip

Thank Bassem H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This narrower, man made, branch of the Danube ran close to our hotel. It looked pretty uninteresting, with a lot of graffiti on the side walls. You can take a boat ride, I believe, but the trams, or hop-on busses will provide a better overview...More

Thank Howi58
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It is a massive river and it is an iconic river. I would say is something you must see although really you cannot stay around too long unless you take a boat trip or chill out in one of the bars and restaurants in the...More

Thank yosiopine
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Commentary is really hard to hear and dull, views are the same the whole route up and back, we were lucky it was sunny I'd have been more disappointed if the weather was bad. Boat is nice though, tidy and up to date. Don't waste...More

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Don't bother. Yes you can sit in a deck chair in a fake beach but you will be looking at the terrible toe planning decisions made by Viennese planners. Concrete , high rise towers and graffiti. Don't expect the blue Danube . Dreadful compared to...More

Thank dmaccallum63
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Leopoldstadt
Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The
second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from
medieval swamp to vibrant Jewish quarter, from
pleasure ground for the noble and humble to current
hip residence and workplace of Vienna’s creative
crowd. Cross the Danube Canal from the city centre and
take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old
townhouses, churches, theatres, discount shops and
...More
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