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Danube Canal (Donau Kanal)

Vienna, Austria
+43 1 58880
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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%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“street art” (6 reviews)
“evening walk” (2 reviews)
“both sides” (5 reviews)
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Vienna, Austria
Leopoldstadt
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+43 1 58880
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice little walk along the banks of the canal although not particularly picturesque and pales into insignificance when compared with the majesty of the Danube itself. Worth seeking out but don’t expect amazing.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We boarded the boat thinking we were going to see something interesting and we end up falling sleep as there was nothing to see. We went half way the canal when it turned around. 23€ x2 waisted. No value for money.

Thank Laly M
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

A nice way to explore the beauty of Vienna is by taking a cruise on the Danube. You can also walk on the river bank and enjoy the sights. If you have a Vienna card, the cruise is included.

Thank Sharon_zz
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We stayed at Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront Hotel in October and enjoyed views from our hotel. Unfortunately our room did not look over the canal but the dining room and bar area did. We also went for a walk along the waking/cycling track for a...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

...what this was meant to offer. Staff were pleasant enough but pretty much all you see are riverbanks with graffiti and social housing! So it was a good place to keep warm for a bit but 70 minutes was too much for something this uninteresting!...More

Thank Scubadivingmakoman
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Just visits the Panama Canal and was a little disappointed. Not large but very important to the area. Interesting to watch especially when you going through it.

Thank bandit153
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Danube canal is a good spot for a leisure walk when weather is good or as an starting point for numerous boat cruises. Not the most attractive of all activities around Vienna though.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Very disappointing. The 17 km trip overall, goes along the canal before turning and returning the same way. Almost the entire length of the trip is adorned with grafitti, so unless you want to have a fairly expensive limited menu meal on the water, I...More

Thank flyingdoc1
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

The four cases are: 1) If you are very fond of graffiti 2) If you are a fan of river ships, no matter what is the scenery 3) If you have a lot of time and don't know how what to do (which is almost...More

Thank Kostyantyn_V
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

It´s good to know Donau Kanal is not Donau River! Kanal is bayou, trench - and not worth to see. If you like to travel for awhile by boat, drink beer and maybe eat something in sunny day you might take a risk. I do...More

Thank markkup193
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Leopoldstadt
Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The
second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from
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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
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