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Vienna, Austria: Alternative Sight-Seeing Guide pt. II / II

Welcome back to our sightseeing fright fest in Vienna, Austria! This is a continuation of the alternative walking tour of the city; where we will cover the rest of the walk into Viennese darkness & discuss some other spooky destinations within Vienna’s city-limits. The 1st part covers transportation to all of the sites & the 1st half of the walking tour, otherwise here is a brief summary of the sites covered in the first-half of the walking tour: Monument of Gerard van Swieten, the Austrian Vampire Hunter Haunted Hofburg Palace Manor of Elizabeth Bathory, murderous & bloodthirsty Hungarian countess Augustin Church, housed the monks that bore witness to Bathory’s heinous crimes Imperial Crypt for the Hofburg family Memorial Against War & Fascism in Albertinaplatz Also included is a brief synopsis of the 18th century vampirism hysteria in Austria & the accused vampire within the royal family. The Walking Tour [Continued] We took a quick break at Albertinaplatz to eat lunch, satisfy a caffeine craving & maybe take in some culture at the renowned art museum. We will continue on foot towards a small, …