Guided Tours | Heldenplatz

Learn more about the development of Austrian parliamentarism and concepts such as the separation of powers based on original locations. The guided tour takes you to the Ballhausplatz, the Heldenplatz (Heroes' Square), the Neue Burg and the Äusseres Burgtor (Outer Palace Gate), the Ringstrasse, the Palais Epstein, the Palace of Justice and the Parliament building on the Ringstrasse.

Public Guided Tours

Join a guided tour for free.

Monday - Saturday German 10:30 | 13:30
Monday - Saturday English 12:00

The Parliamentary Administration reserves the right to cancel tours on short notice if parliamentary business requires so.

Language: German and English
Duration: approx. 85 minutes

Unterpunkte anzeigen Information and Booking

Meeting point for the guided tours is "Infopoint Platz.Mit.Bestimmung" at the Heldenplatz. You can collect your tickets at the following locations of the new DemocracyQuarter:

  • Infopoint Bau.Stelle
  • Infopoint Platz.Mit.Bestimmung
  • Visitors' Entrance Josefsplatz

For further information or advance bookings please contact our staff monday to friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm:

Parliamentary Administration
5.1 - Democracy Education
Dr. Karl Renner-Ring 3
A-1017 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 401 10-2400

If you should request a call-back please leave your name and phone number on the answering machine. 

Unterpunkte anzeigen Guided Tours for Groups

From Monday to Saturday (except for public holidays) tours for groups of visitors can be organised by prior arrangement throughout the year.

Specific dates and times will be offered subject to availability of staff and capacity utilisation. Please make your bookings approximately four weeks in advance. The minimum number of participants is ten, prior arrangement is essential.

The Parliamentary Administration reserves the right to cancel tours or change times on short notice if parliamentary business requires so.