The Third Man, the famous movie based on a screenplay British novelist Graham Greene, showcases Vienna during the years after WWII when the city was devastated and recovering from the horrors of the war, and separated into four separate zones, each governed by one of the victorious allies.
Discover Vienna's underworld on the footsteps of the Third Man.
With stellar performances from Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton and Alida Valli, The Third Man, still today has legions of fans around the globe. Anton Karas’ haunting score is entirely played on a zither and the famous and eerie “Harry Lime Theme” is probably one of the world’s most famous film melodies of all. On a “The Third Man Tour” you will see some of the original locations, hear about the making of the movie, and may experience just a bit of a chill down your spine …..
You will literally follow in Harry Lime’s footsteps through Vienna’s
underground sewer system where some of the film’s most memorable scenes take place . The atmosphere of Vienna’s underworld retains its fascination to this very day. The tours can be complemented by viewings of more original film locations and a visit to private Third Man Museum. And, for sure, do not miss a ride on Vienna’s Giant Ferris Wheel, another location of a rather creepy scene, but much more enchanting when the sun settles in the distance over the Inner City, with imposing St. Stephen’s Cathedral scraping the sky. Enjoy – before you know it you may be on the run again …