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Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

| Hofburg, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5337570
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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 their original furnishings and decoration, the Sisi Museum with its sensitive staging of the empress' life, and the Imperial Silver Collection which contains a comprehensive range of tableware and other utensils used at the imperial court.
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| Hofburg, Vienna 1010, Austria
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"royal apartments"
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"state apartments"
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"national library"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easy to access and can walk around the grounds for free. We walked through and saw the spanish horses in their stables

Thank picassotriggerfish
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Reviewed yesterday

We did the Imperial Treasury tour - ended up being the only two on the English speaking tour that late afternoon. Our guide was so good - guided us to all the most important pieces - gave us tons of history we had not heard...More

Thank Kirk S
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Reviewed yesterday

An impressive display of imperial splendour with touching stories of the life and personal humility of Emperor Franz Joseph, with an interesting additional exhibition on the subject of his wife, the ill-fated Empress Elizabeth, described in one display as the '19th Century Princess Diana'.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sadly not all was open. Beautifully restored. Great galleries. Wonderful history. Clean, tidy and easy to navigate.

Thank Warwick B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there to visit the palace & gardens! Beautiful place, also did the Sisi museum which was very interesting if you are into history! Would advise family to go there! Happy to have visited & would go back!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a huge palace which the tour guide made us very familiar with the dynasty of the Hapsburg’s and Empress Maria Theresa .So much info that we never knew!

Thank rickcardo
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For the first time in my life I had the opportunity to meet the way of living inside an imperial palace from the 20th century and backwards, There were even the cutlery and the candlesticks they used, helps you understand the difference of times, then...More

Thank Dimist
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth visiting while in Vienna. Tour was less than an hour and the audio guide was very informative. But, the Schönbrunn Palace (the summer palace located just outside the city) was better in my opinion. This is certainly worth seeing, but if you only had...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice palaces, museum, gardens around and monuments. It is a must-see attraction, even just to admire outside. It hosts the President of Austria.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

its a nice peek into the life and times of the monarchy. One tip would be to visit the Hofburg palace and purchase the combined tickets for schonbrunn palace as well, you save quite an amount if done this way.

Thank neeti26
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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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Christine I
17 April 2018|
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Response from Anthony B | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I do not know. I think it would be expecting a lot to do both in a single day
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Berna T
4 January 2018|
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Response from alicemaguire | Reviewed this property |
You could probably wiz through it in two hours but 3-4 hours is more realistic.
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Claire K
29 November 2017|
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Response from dejemahan | Reviewed this property |
We didn't, but you risk waiting in a big line. They do move fairly fast though.
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