The Dark Side of Vienna

Join the dark side and explore Vienna’s mysterious and eerie past in this unique and fascinating tour. Our enthusiastic and entertaining tourist guide will show you a totally different side of Vienna which was kept well hidden until today.

Tour description:

Vienna is often portrayed as a romantic city with charming streets and effortless beauty, but it’s only a part of the complete, much darker picture. Come and hear the baffling tales and the lesser-known stories of the city’s past, designed for the curious traveler. As you follow our guide, you will see the city in a different light and embrace the darkness which is an inseparable part of Vienna’s history. So, are you ready to join the dark side? Then come to our dark side of Vienna walking tour.

Tour highlights:

  • Minoritenplatz and the forgotten cemetery
  • Heldenplatz and the natural history museum
  • Hofburg palace
  • Josefsplatz
  • Michaelerplatz

And much much more!

Why this tour?

This tour is perfect for dark tourism lovers and history enthusiasts who want to see Vienna for what it really is- an eery and mysterious city. More often than not, history defies imagination and some of the stories you’ll hear will be truly surprising and interesting. Instead of taking an ordinary and generic walking tour, how about exploring the dark side of Vienna?

Important details:

Tour time: Please check the full schedule to see the tour’s availability.

Duration: The tour lasts approximately 2 hours.

Guide: One of our awesome guides is looking forward to meeting you. See our full team of guides here.

Children: This tour isn’t designed for children below the age of 13.

Accessibility: This tour is wheelchair accessible, though the ancient alleyways might make it somewhat challenging.

What to wear: Comfortable shoes! Also, always check the weather forecast in advance to make sure you are dressed properly.

Tour conditions:

Minimum number of participants: The tour takes place if at least 5 people are registered. In case there aren’t enough participants, the tour will get cancelled and a full refund will be issued to those who paid.

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 48 hours in advance. No refund will be given to those who cancel less than 48 hours before the tour. Certain exceptions apply such as emergency situations. Please note, we reserve the right to cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance too. We will do so if our guide is unavailable due to a sudden change or if we do not have the minimum number of participants required for the tour.

Pictures and videos: Please be aware that photos and videos may be taken during the tour. If you don’t want to appear in any Secret Vienna promotional pictures, please let us know by sending us a message.

Copyrights: The content of the tour is the result of the hard work done by our team of licensed guides. Recording the tour or taking pictures of artefacts and material used by the guide is strictly forbidden.

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