"things you should be prepared for" Vienna Warnings Or Dangers Tip by travelthrough

Vienna Warnings and Dangers: 108 reviews and 73 photos

Vienna, they say, is quite a safe city. Still tourists should be aware of:

- middle-aged people's ignorance of any language other than German
- cigarette-butts and dog boops spread on the sidewalks like flowers in meadows
- alcoholics, penhandlers and pickpockets in subways
- drug abuse in areas like Stadtpark, Karlsplatz and U6-stop Burggasse
- partly racist attitude to black people
- intrusive glances by locals if you wear something bright and colorful or speak
a foreign language

I've been to Vienna for 3 years, I should know. As long as you're a tourist though, all will be
fine.

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  • Updated May 6, 2008
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