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Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

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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
Inner City
+43 1 533 75 70
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Beautiful building and a lot to see. However on the day of our visit, there are few section been blocked from entering. However, it still a worth place to visit. In case you travel with small kids, there is a creative section for children to...More

Thank FAISHA23
Reviewed yesterday

Must to see palace in Vienna, real imperial experience. Service is excellent, exhibition is good. Very central location.

Thank Alexander U
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So impressive, real grandeur and you could feel this was once the heart of a major European empire. Take in the Sissi experience afterwards to get a real human insight into history.

Thank Fauconberg
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walked around the grounds, stunning looking buildings, well worth a visit even on a cold grey December day

Thank saras138
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting to see the true story of Sissy and way of live at the Austrian Court. A varity in types of rooms, dishes used and ofcourse the story of Sissy and the Emperor Franz Joseph

Thank New-place-2-see
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting but a lot to see and it can become a bit repetitive. Very very crowded. Building is beautiful. Would recommend.

Thank avrilritchie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was there inside the Building. It is magnificent inside and out. Be on the lookout for the exquisite room layouts, the statues and the entire outside facade. Very impressive!

Thank jas d
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a interesting walk, and the guide was very good and had a good knowledge and explained nicely.

Thank LalithJ6
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like history this is place to visit. You can see treasures, how the famous princess Sisi lived and you get an overview of the live of the Austrohungarina emperiors in the past.

Thank SeemBorci
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are different admissions available depending on what you want to see. Fir example theSpanish Riding School is a separate entity costing 15 euros. We saw the Hofbergs priceless treasures. It’s quite big and some of the exhibits are stunning. Another Palace that should be...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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10 December 2018|
Response from dee w | Reviewed this property |
No the hofburg and gadens ae open even at night... beautiful when the moon is over the hofberg... magical view
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!!
13 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