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This offshoot of the Danube River flows through the city just north of the downtown area and, with paved pathways lining its banks, makes for a pleasant stroll.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a walk along either side mainly looking for murals and saw some amazing things. Of course there was rubbish and kids tagging but on the whole it was cool. Lots of bars on the side which I bet would come alive at night....More

1  Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked down from Stephansplatz to Danube Canal. Took around 15 to 20 mins. You can also take a cruise in the Canal. You would like it if you are interested in art, music or graffiti and so on. There are a few places around which...More

Thank SaileeP2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not that interesting and a bit dodgy especially in the evenings but during the daytime you can find some very cool murals and graffitis.

1  Thank MateEeMa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I suspect slot of negative views are associated to the intolerance of anything other than grand ordered architecture when you stumble upon the Danube canal. In Berlin this would be viewed as ‘edgy, street, alternative....yet pretty’ For that reason I will chose to see it...More

Thank Clicelillie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Earlier in the week, we had a 1.5 hour cruise on the Danube in the Wachau wine country, with beautiful scenery and historic structures to view, ending at Melk. The Danube cruise from the city canal, however, which was over three hours, was not worth...More

Thank OldBigBob
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Vienna is more beautiful seen on foot than on this cruise. Maybe August is not the best month for the cruise, because outside the boat it was very hot, inside very cold, but finally we sat downstairs on the buffet, and it was more acceptable....More

Thank Lily-AR13
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I took a walk along the Dunube Canal in the central district of the city - up one side and back down the other. They've lined the canal banks with horrible graffiti, filthy pubs with filthy people drinking and smoking (I can guess what) and...More

Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very expensive at 22 euros per adult and there is almost nothing to see. This is not a trip on the Danube itself, it is on the Danube canal, and it is very dull. Lots of grafitti on bridges and quite unattractive. Highlight was the...More

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Did this cruise today. One of the most boring river cruises I have ever done. Poor commentary & little to see. My wife thought it included going onto the Danube River however it doesn’t. Best thing about it was the air conditioning which was refreshing...More

1  Thank acolema2
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Coming from an island surrounded by water, it is hard to fathom living in a landlocked country - which of course Austria is. That doesn't stop the locals make their own seaside - in the summer the canal is lined with bars and stretches of...More

Thank davidandmel
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Leopoldstadt
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
...More
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