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Parliament Building

Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Unfortunately there is a huge chain-link fence all the way around the building. Impossible to get close to it, impossible to get good photos.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Parliament building itself is closed while renovation work takes place. This could take 2 or more years. The statues, fountain and the facade of the building can still be photographed. Parliament now sits in the Hofburg.

Thank Rosvienna
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Just the outside view is impressive. It is one of the imposant building on the Ringstrasse. It certainly has a Greek style to it especially with Pallas Athene statue right in front. While you can't visit the interor due to renovations, we recommend taking the...More

Thank JLC-mtl2015
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a beautiful place built between 1896 - 1904. It's the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, over 100,000 people were involved in its construction. During the day the Parliament Guard will preform a Guard Changing Ceremony outside in front of the building....More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

One of the most beautiful government buildings you will ever see. I only saw this from the outside and I am not sure if they have tours or not. If they do, I am certain it would be worthwhile.

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

If you stroll around the Ring, you are bound to come across the Parliament building. The building is inspired by classic Greek architecture, alluding to Greece as the cradle of democracy. Even though the building is currently closed down for restoration, it can still be...More

Thank SunnyAndBeautiful
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Although still being renovated, the Austrian parliament buildings exudes a lot of history. It is where the two houses of the Austrian Parliament conduct their sessions and is in Grecian neo-classical architecture.

Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Amazing greek revival building. Great plaza. Looked to be a faithful reproduction of the Parthenon in Athens.

Thank TravCT2
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A great structure indeed... especially when seen in the evenings while lit up... great surroundings as well to pass time...

Thank RSarkari6
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Beautiful building, however it is currently being refurbished and will not open for another 3 years, hence the 3 star review. Parliament has currently relocated to a modern building near the Hofburg and again this is not currently open to the public. It is worth...More

Thank 720jackson5
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Inner City
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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