Enter your dates to find available activities

Dorotheum: Our most recommended tours and activities

Vienna: 2-Hour Historical Crimes Guided Walking Tour

1. Vienna: 2-Hour Historical Crimes Guided Walking Tour

Explore the dark side of Vienna and uncover the hidden histories lurking behind every corner. Hear the infamous legends from your professional guide as you pass historical monuments with eery secrets. Visit the Palais Bathory, home of the infamous Elizabeth Bathory. Learn about her many deeds and how she bathed in the blood of virgins, earning her the name the "Bloody Countess." Turn a corner and arrive at the magnificent St. Stephen’s Cathedral, famous for its medieval crypts and tombs that hide a sinister past. Continue to the Himmelpfortgasse in the first district, known for its bloody history. Uncover the dark histories behind over ten locations in Vienna and hear the bloodcurdling crimes, many of which were committed by historical Viennese nobles.

Other Sightseeing Options in Dorotheum

Want to discover all there is to do in Dorotheum? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Dorotheum

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 9 reviews

It was an amazing tour.There were so many fascinating stories, the explanation was very vivid and it felt like traveling in time.The tour guide is very knowledgeable and knows the stories in depth and is generally very passionate about history.I strongly recommend this tour.

If you like true crime this tour is the best you can get in Vienna. The guide is a legend.