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A ring road surrounding the Old Town of Vienna, Ringstrasse contains many historically and architecturally important buildings. The 5.3 km (3.3 mi) road replaced Vienna's former city walls. While this road was designed mostly as a display of the Habsburg Empire's grandeur, a second, parallel street called Lastenstrasse serves more practical purposes for traffic. Lined with many notable museums and cultural institutions, many of Rinstrasse's buildings are older than the street itself. A loop of the street will take you to the Vienna State Opera, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austrian parliament building, Vienna's city hall, and other historic buildings. Add Ringstrasse and other attractions to your Vienna trip itinerary using our Vienna sightseeing planner.
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  • Ringstrasse is one of the more important streets which make Vienna alive, filled with all kinds of stuff to see: from old, imposing buildings to hotels, restaurants and cafes which give the travelers....  more »
  • Ringstrasse is the main thoroughfare of Vienna's historical centre. Built in the mid to late 19th century as the city expanded on the former locations of the city wall and its field of fire which...  more »

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