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Guided Tour of Vienna’s Historical Pharmacy Cellar

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Unearth the secrets of Vienna's history and the city's hidden underworld, exploring forgotten subterranean buildings and World War II relics.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in a unique 45-minute German guided tour into Vienna's hidden underworld, revealing an unseen side of the city's rich history.

  • Gain exclusive access to a private medicine cellar, once an active pharmacy laboratory, for a uniquely historical experience.

  • Walk through former air raid shelters and a mysterious network of passageways, expanding your knowledge of Vienna’s past.

  • Benefit from a knowledgeable guide who brings to life the history and tales hidden beneath Vienna's picturesque streets.

  • Fun Fact: The interior of the pharmacy cellar is carefully maintained to replicate a classic apothecary, featuring wooden shelves, glass containers, and antique pharmacy tools.

Inclusions

  • 45-min guided tour of Vienna's underground

  • Exclusive access to a private medicine cellar

  • Expert German guide & host

Exclusions

Food & beverages

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

A Journey Through Time: Vienna's Hidden Underworld

Prepare for an enthralling journey into Vienna's hidden underworld, starting in the city's first district. Led by a knowledgeable guide, you’ll delve into a network of underground corridors, discovering forgotten subterranean buildings and World War II relics. A highlight of this tour is an exclusive peek into a private medicine cellar, once a vital pharmacy laboratory. This is where, centuries ago, potent medicines were meticulously crafted, a testament to Vienna's advanced medical practices of the past.

Gritty Histories: The Dark Side of Vienna

As you traverse through the labyrinthine underworld, you’ll encounter the darker elements of Viennese history, where societal outcasts once sought refuge. An intriguing fact about Vienna's underworld is its larger size compared to other cities, a result of the many sieges the city endured. This vast network of cellars, unknown to many, stands as a resilient symbol of the city’s turbulent past. This experience weaves a rich tapestry of stories, making your visit to Vienna a truly memorable one. Experience the thrill of traveling through time, and discover the secrets hidden beneath Vienna's picturesque streets.

Important Information

  • There are no elevators to reach the underground hidden cellars. You will be required to descend several steps.

Restrictions

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.

  • Children under age 10 are not permitted on this tour.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Schillerpark.

  • Address: Schillerplatz, 1010 Wien, Austria.

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