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Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:30
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For centuries the Vienna Hofburg was the centre of the Habsburg empire. Today the palace houses three museums which afford historically authentic insights into the traditions and everyday life of the imperial court: The Imperial Apartments with...more
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Vienna 1010, Austria
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Definitely worth a visit as it is central and assessible in the centre of Vienna. Scheoenbrunn is definitely number 1 but this palace is also stunning with displays of china and silverware.

Thank 913julieo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely area surrounding it and the inside is just as nice. You will need time to visit all the great things around here and the different museums 2 days at least.

Thank 1Dayton3
Reviewed 3 days ago

This palace is in central Vienna. I enjoyed taking pictures of the exterior. We did not go inside due to time restraints, but it was worth it just to see the exterior for me. We went by the stalls to see the Spanish horses and...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 days ago

I don't visited other places in Wien such this: history, architectures, art, culture all concentred. Never lost the bibliothek!

Thank Iorga P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The hotel is magical ... a modern day palace . We had an amazing stay ... hope to return some day soon ...the staff and service is incredible as well !!

Thank lorenagarciajordan
Reviewed 4 days ago

I thought that will see more than few chambers. Sisi museum is not as spectacular as I was expecting, but it worth be visited.

Thank adelamicu
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here but found that it was very confusing of what was best to see,if you go to see all the exhibits it would be rather expensive.

Thank wilkosteph28
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yes there are some fantastic exhibits here but the main attraction is somewhere else. Don’t pay the 12 euros. If you want to see the worlds biggest emerald. There’s just a picture of it. It’s like going to the Louvre and there been no Mona...More

Thank stevenwI60JY
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this visit here, fabulous building, especially the information about Elisabeth never heard of her before visiting Vienna, brilliant.

Thank Traveller1352
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent museum with stunning items. The collection inside is more impressive than the buildings are on the outside, which is the way it should be but isn't always at such places. I did not see the horses practice. There in August 2014, not December...More

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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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13 October 2018|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
I would highly recommend the Hofburg Palace and Gardens. A must see... Also, you cannot reenter once you leave unless they changed the rules since our visit. Enjoy!!
12 October 2018|
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Response from SandeepGandhiIndia | Reviewed this property |
Nope!! Keep minimum of 2 hrs of time and enough of energy to enjoy it
16 September 2018|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
2 - 2.5 hours is more than enough. Enjoy!