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Private 3-Hour Walking Tour of Vienna
"After your guide meets you at your centrally located hotel you will walk and see the famous landmarks of Vienna such as the former Habsburg residence ""Hofburg Palace"" get a splendid view of Ringstreet Opera house City hall Parliament Museums
From EUR290.00
 
Private Vienna Half-Day Small-Group Tour: City Landmarks and Highlights
"Your tour will start with a private hotel pickup from your Vienna hotel. Enjoy a private ride with photo stops around Vienna from the comfort of your seat. See all the city's landmarks such as the Opera House Hofburg Town Hall St. Stephen's cathedral and more. This tour will also take you outside the city center to see the famous Prater giant wheel the UN building Danube Tower and come back to see the Baroque Belvedere Castle and the famous Schonbrunn Palace.See places like Karlsplatz (Charles Plaza) with its St. Charles Church (Karlskirche)
From EUR375.00
 
Private Tour of Vienna from Prague
"This private tour will start with a pick up in your hotel in Prague and your private driver will take you on an enjoyable ride through Czech republic to the Austrian capital - Vienna. This 4hr ride will take you through the beautiful Czech and Austrian c Hofburg Parliament Museums Ratthause.After this you will get into the old town center where you can have lunch and further explore all the hidden corners of this romantic city and walk the main shopping streets see St. Stephens cathedral and enjoy some free time for shopping.After this unique experience your driver will take you back to Prague.."
From EUR590.00

Hofburg Palace Complex Tips (217)

The Michaeler Wing and Arch

The Michaeler Wing and Arch are the most popular parts of Hofburg Imperial Palace Complex. Although Hofburg was founded in 1279 as winter residence of the Archdukes of Austria you wouldn’t find any...
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Oleg_D.
Sep 23, 2016

Schweizertor

Schweizertor or the Swiss Gate was built in 1552. This is really the oldest part of entire Hofburg Palace Complex survived till nowadays. Gate was designed by Pietro Ferabosco. On the gate you can see...
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Oleg_D.
Sep 23, 2016

Alte Burg

Alte Burg or Old Castle is considered the oldest part of Hofburg Palace complex. In fact it is not because majority of its building were built here in XVIII century and got the name Schweizertrakt or...
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Oleg_D.
Sep 22, 2016

Hofburg Palace: Saint Michael Wing

The Saint Michael Wing of the Hofburg Palace Complex is the most photographed area of the Complex as it lies along the Michaelplatz area and eventually leads to the Graben Pedestrian Shopping Street...
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machomikemd
Feb 08, 2016

Hofburg Palace Overview

The Hofburg Palace Complex, built in 1279 AD, in Vienna, is the winter palace of the Hapsburg and Austria-Hungarian Empires since 1438 (The Schonbrunn Palace is the Summer Palace), it was formerly the...
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machomikemd
Feb 05, 2016

Hofburg - Home of the Habsburg Imperial Family

Vienna, or Wien as it is called in German language, is a really wonderful, beautiful and culturally rich city which was the heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the seat of power for the Imperial...
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HulaJoy
Jan 30, 2015

IN DER BURG.

My favored part of the Hofburg Palace complex is the enclosed courtyard called "In der Burg" reached after passing under the Michaeler cupola. On the west side stands the Amalienburg which is my...
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breughel
Jan 29, 2015

Hofburg Palace

The first thing to admit is that I have never been inside the Hofburg Palace, although I have admired its exterior on several occasions and I never tire of photographing its many details and...
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toonsarah
Jul 05, 2014

HOFBURG PALACE - "STALLBURG"

The Stallburg is the Imperial Stables that were built in 1735 at Hofburg palace. This is where the beautiful Lipizzaner horses are stabled and is the home of the famous Spanish Riding School.The...
balhannah
May 18, 2014

HOFBURG PALACE - REDOUTEN WING

The Redouten Wing was built as an opera house in 1705 under Emperor Joseph I. The word "redoute" is French, meaning an elegant masked ball, and such balls were held there. It was here, grand baroque...
balhannah
May 18, 2014

HOFBURG PALACE "POWERS OF THE SEA" FOUNTAIN

This interesting fountain is located on the corner of the left side of the Michaelertor.It was sculpted by Rudolf Weyr in 1895 and symbolizes the Austrian Navy.It is made of white marble and it...
balhannah
May 18, 2014

HOFBURG PALACE 'MASTERY OF THE LAND' FOUNTAIN

The Hofburg Palace that fronts the Michaelerplatz has two fountains, one located on each corner of the semicircular Michaeler Wing.First I took a look at the large sculpture group on the right, known...
balhannah
May 18, 2014
 
 
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Things to Do Near Hofburg Palace Complex

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Hofburg Palace - Sisi Museum - Imperial Apartments

Hofburg Palace houses several museums, but this is the one that focuses on the life and history of the Imperial family. Although most of the palace's former living quarters have been converted into...
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Wiener Minoritenkirche

This unusual church is monument of great historical importance. It was date from 1350. During its "life" it changes owner and its appearance. Interesting is that present official name this church is...
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Spanische Reitschule - Spanish Riding School

Ok, in all tour books of Austria this place is considered a top 10 things to see and do. My question is why ? Yes, I will admit the horses are stunning and beautiful, no question about that. As...
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St. Michael Church

Michaelerkirche or Church of Saint Michael the Archangel was founded in 1220 and built by 1240 that fact makes it one of the oldest churches in Vienna. Its interior lost original gothic appearance due...
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Burggarten - Palace Garden

This statue was of one of the most important German Catholic Priests/ preachers and poet of the Baroque period. It was quite an unassuming statue in the Burggarten, dated 1644 - 1709. The first...
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Michaelerplatz

Michaelerplatz or the Saint Michael Square is situated at historical part of Vienna between the Arch of Saint Michael wing of Hofburg Palace and Michaelerkirche or the Church of Saint Michael. Right...
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Getting to Hofburg Palace Complex

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Michaelerkuppel, 1010 Wien

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  • Sunday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Monday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Thursday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Friday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Saturday 09:00 to 17:30

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