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

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…   Unfortunately my favorite hybrid Christian-Pagan holiday & pumpkin spice lattes are not as popular in Western Europe, but my American heart wanted to partake in the October festivities by sharing a slightly macabre hobby of mine. I am not one for tour groups so I enjoy making my own walking guides of cities. This is not the typical walking tour you would find in a Rick Steve’s novel; but alternative urban sites that encompass the bloodshed, loss, war & allegedly haunted histories of the land. I recently did a 6 month stint in Austria so I thought I would share my Vienna walking guide! This little walking tour can easily be done in a half day or a little more depending if you want to visit any museums or see any of the additional excursions outside city limits included on my map. I will include all the urban legends & historical references as well if you are in the mood for a ghost story! Vienna: The Map & …