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Vienna Walks & Talks

Werdertorgasse 9/2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Vienna Historical Walking Tour: From Swastika to Red Star
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Vienna Walks & Talks is a family run company of certified travel agents and licensed tourist guides (equivalent to UK Blue Badge Guides) with years of experience of providing high standard travel and sightseeing services tailored to your specific requirements. Based in Vienna, we help you discover the highlights as well as the hidden treasures of Vienna and other parts of Austria in an unconventional and entertaining way (and away from the madding crowds) but also offer planning and arranging group travel abroad.
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Werdertorgasse 9/2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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"jewish walking tour"
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"jewish quarter"
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"private tour"
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"two hours"
in 2 reviews
"knowledge"
in 7 reviews
"holocaust"
in 3 reviews
"german"
in 11 reviews
"tours"
in 13 reviews
"information"
in 11 reviews
"guide"
in 12 reviews
"insight"
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"history"
in 14 reviews
"interests"
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"enlightening"
in 2 reviews
"ww2"
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"memorial"
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I was not aware that this tour was in English and German until after I had paid. I found that having the information in both languages was distracting and a waste of my time. There is not really all that much to see. Our tour...More

Thank Stegasaur
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ViennaWalks, Geschäftsführer at Vienna Walks & Talks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi, Barbara here. I wanted to appologize for the political discussion, it wasn‘t my intention either. But the other couple did not let go of their black/white look onto history. I wanted to continue but they kept argui g with me. Concerning the teo languages...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We did the walk about WW2 in Vienna and Post War Vienna led by Christopher Timmerman on a warm afternoon in early September. Although we both have history degrees we felt we learnt a lot about an era on which there is very little information...More

Thank HattieWeymouth
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This review pertains to the Jewish Walking Tour offered on a Monday afternoon in July, 2017. There is not that much to see as the Vienna of several hundred years ago, or of 1938-1945, no longer exists. You can see a Holocaust victims' memorial statue...More

Thank Stu5390
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Vienna was our last stop after Budapest and Prague travelling with my husband and 20 and 24 year old daughters. My 20 year old is studying in Vienna for the semester so she was a little leary of a tour in Vienna since "she knew...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

I'd read some Vienna Walks reviews and was very disappointed that the historic Jewish Vienna tour took place only on Mondays and I was flying back on Sunday. But luckily, there was a tour of Modern Jewish Vienna (Leopoldstadt) on Friday afternoon, so I decided...More

Thank E D
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

From all of the reviews we read, we assumed we were in for a special treat. As it turned out I guess Barbara wasn't the right tour guide for us. We wanted a Jewish tour of Vienna. What we got was a tour that seemed...More

5  Thank Raananagirl
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ViennaWalks, Geschäftsführer at Vienna Walks & Talks, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi there, Thank you - never than less - for your review. Honestly, for 1,5 hours I was trying to actually find out what you wanted to see. Jewish History ... THERE IS NOTHING LEFT, IT WAS ALL DESTROYED !! I wanted to give you...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I did two tours. We did a private tour of Vienna and Barbara was fantastic. She was great with replying to my questions during the planning stage and was fabulous during the actual tour. She took our interests in mind, addresses all...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We did a full tour of the Jewish Quarter with Barbara and the amount of knowledge she was able to share with us was unbelievable. She took us to the best kosher bakery to get soufganiyot as it was Chanukah. Definitely recommend using Barbara for...More

Thank heidiaronson
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful city, the buildings are spectacular and special. Go and see the famous sites and places, eat kaiserkreven, coffee at any wonderful shop, eat the strudels and take lots of pictures to jog your memories. This is such a unique place and the...More

Thank William C
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

After doing many walking tours across Europe of varying quality, the tour with Barbara of the Jewish Quarter in Vienna ranks among the best. Barabara's knowledge was extensive. I was amazed at the level of detail and the breadth of history she covered and her...More

Thank Jared K
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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Daniel G
23 April 2017|
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Hi Daniel, Thank you for your enquiry. I will know tonight if I am available. In case the group does need me on wednesday morning, my colleague (and mother) Brigitte is still available for a private tour. A 3hr in depth... More
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David B
17 April 2017|
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Dear David, Thank you for your enquiry. I can very well take you on such a "grand walking tour" - except the synagogues, 95 out of 96 were distroyed in the crystallnacht, the Novemberprogrom of 1938. Today, the 19 synagogues... More
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