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Tour Operator: Secret Vienna Tours 2 hours Travel method:   Other / Non-Travel Region / Starts from: Vienna

Criminal Vienna - Crime Scenes, Crimes and Punishments

Description of tour:

We walk through Vienna's city center and visit the places of love, poison or
Robbery. We go to sites of cruel executions in previous centuries, experienced
about the most common offenses in the outgoing monarchy as well as spectacular thefts,
Acts of despair and unscrupulous crimes up to the present day.

Highlights of the tour:

From minor offense to serious crime
Be frightened by the sites of medieval torture and punishment.
Find out why the Vienna police achieved world fame at the beginning of the 20th century.
Get to know “the Liesel”, the “blond angel of death” and the “black widow.”
And much more!

Why this tour

Crimes always reflect the eventful history of a city and its society
resists. Your guide talks about sensational criminal cases and crime motives, about poor
sinners and brutal murderers, gives an insight into the history of the Vienna police and the
Jurisprudence from then and now.

Important to know:

Viewing time: Please check the schedule to see tour availability.
Duration of the tour: The tour lasts approx. 2 hours.
Guided tour: Our state-certified guides are looking forward to seeing you.
Children: This tour is not suitable for children under 14 years of age.
Accessibility:This tour is wheelchair accessible.
Don't forget: Comfortable shoes! You should also find out in advance about the
Weather forecast to make sure you're dressed properly.

Please note:

Minimum number of participants: 8 people. If not enough participants are registered, the tour will be cancelled and any amounts already paid will be refunded.

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking free of charge up to 48 hours before the start. Cancellations less than 48 hours before the tour will not be refunded.

Pictures and videos: By participating in the guided tours, you agree that photos or videos can be taken. If you do not want to appear on advertising pictures of Secret Vienna, please inform us by email before the tour.

Copyright: The content of the tours was developed by our licensed guides and is their intellectual property. It is prohibited to record the tours or to photograph artifacts and material that the guide uses.

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For all bookings of day tours, a minimum of 24 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 24 hours notice, no refund is given.

For all bookings of multi-day and custom private tours, a minimum of 72 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 72 hours' notice, no refund is given*

*Note that in the event the client requests a refund for any reason, Tour Desk reserves the right to charge a 3% administration fee to cover costs incurred.

Cancellation and refund requests need to be sent in writing to

Important information

Dear Secret Vienna Explorer!

Thank you for booking our Secret Vienna tour!

Our tour guide Tanja is very happy to be able to explore the city with you! The meeting point is right next to the Vienna State Opera, near the exit of the Karlsplatz underground station (Opera exit).

Here is a picture of the meeting point:

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We ask you to come to our meeting point 10 minutes before the start of the tour, as it is very important to us to be able to start our tour on time. If you are late, please contact us by phone, WhatsApp or email.

Our phone number is +4367761612322 and our email is

Our tours take place in almost any weather, so we ask you to also take a look at the weather forecast to choose the right clothing for the tour. In case of heavy rain, we will contact you via email to let you know of any changes, so please be sure to check your email.

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