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Superb place to walk or jog

We were advised to visit Augarten by some friends we were working with in Vienna because it is so much more 'off the beaten track' and quieter than the well known city parks that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 596 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were advised to visit Augarten by some friends we were working with in Vienna because it is so much more 'off the beaten track' and quieter than the well known city parks that are inundated with tourists. We walked there and enjoyed the walk through the city, then had a great walk through the avenues of this vast space... More 

Thank profjoypc
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

If you like history and are interested in WW2 it is worth visiting, else it is just two blocks of concrete. I am not sure if you can big a tour to go inside, but the towers are fenced off

Thank Troels L
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in Vienna and want to find one of the few examples of Nazi war architecture left, it's well worth a No. 31 tram out to Augarten. The contrast between the modern tranquility of this huge park and the anti-aircraft history of the Flak Towers is worth considering. Dog walkers, swaying trees and children on swings fill this... More 

Thank TheCraftyLeek
Spikkestad, Norway
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233 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I guess this park is fantastic in the summer time but I had a good hour inside here had seen this name Augarten and should leave u station Taborstrase when i saw on the map it was 5-10 minutes walk to check it out. And it was worth to go and see things from outside. The most things there was... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Nearest underground is twelve min away. The park itself is pretty basic, it didn't look anything too special. But it was winter. Perhaps it has more colour and in better condition in summer. However it is worth spending ten minutes here to see the huge flak Towers. When you stand next to them you really appreciate how huge and solid... More 

1 Thank LivingTheDream247
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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824 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A lovely large park on a lovely evening - popular and readily used by groups of all ages. Benches by the dozen available to have a rest and/or a read. A real excellent area to chill. The huge concrete anti aircraft tower left over and in perfect condition from WW2 is as imposing as it is thought provoking not least... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Have read about the Flak Towers in Germany and Austria but actually seeing them up close is mind numbing. Recently visited Vienna and went to Augarten. Very easy to get to by subway. There are two here and make us look so small.

Thank Peter B
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My friend and I were staying very close to the Augarten so went for a couple of walks there. Very beautiful gardens, although the 'flak' towers were rather peculiar!

Thank imogendl
Venice, Italy
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

It took me many years to discover this little trasure in Vienna. The Park is amazingly structured with crafted trees (see pictures). The alleys are very narrow so you can get enough shadows even in hot mornings. Ideal for jogging and for a nice walk. Families will be pleased to know that there is a swimming pool for children. It... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The Augarten is a public park of 52.2 hectares situated in the Leopoldstadt, the second district of Vienna, Austria. It contains the city's oldest Baroque park. It is a great place to relax, get away from the tourist area and enjoy some tranquility, culture and beautiful gardens. It is almost 400 years old, former hunting ground of the emperor and... More 

Thank Tina C

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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 ethnic restaurants. Head for Augarten via Karmelitermarkt, Leopoldstadt’s trendy marketplace. Baroque Augarten itself hosts a bizarre mix of manicured hedges and flowerbeds in front of a colossal World War II defense tower, the publicly accessible 300-year-old Augarten porcelain manufactory, the palatial boarding school and funky concert hall of the Vienna Boys Choir, and the modern art museum TBA21. At its opposite corner, The Prater not only houses the Giant Ferris Wheel but blends a bustling amusement park with lush woodland, perfect for a bike tour. Further east is the old derby racing ground of Krieau.
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