Guided tour

Vienna: 2-Hour Historical Crimes Guided Walking Tour

Vienna: 2-Hour Historical Crimes Guided Walking Tour

From US$ 26.67 per person

Uncover the macabre side of Vienna on this 2-hour guided city crime tour. Visit the eery sites of the infamous deeds and historical scandals that left their mark on Vienna's history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Uncover the crimes of Viennese historical nobles
  • Hear the dark history of the city's most popular cathedral
  • Discover the history of the infamous Bloody Countess
Full description
Explore the underside 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.
Includes
  • Professional Guide
  • Food and drink
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Meet your guide near the "memorial against war and fascism" on Helmut Zilk Square. Your guide will have a yellow umbrella.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Reusable water bottle

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

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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.

September 20, 2021

Exciting and entertaining tour! Thanks!

September 20, 2021

October 11, 2021

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