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Palace, Government Building, and Museum
Hofburg, Wien
  • Ranked #2 for palaces in Vienna
  • Grazyna K.
    "... the Kaiserappartments, Sisi museum, national library. Tickets available in a..."(3 Tips)
    Bill M.
    "Fantastic architecture and an impressive maintenance job !"(4 Tips)
    "gigantic Habsburg empire."(2 Tips)
    Nash A.
    "Beautiful architecture enjoy the sun at the palace garden"(4 Tips)
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  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinDecember 16, 2015
    Winter palace of the Austrian royal family.
  • Matt L.
    Matt LucasickAugust 14, 2013
    The Habsburgs were based here for over six centuries, from the first emperor (Rudolf I in 1273) to the last (Karl I in 1918).
    Upvoted Feb 14
  • ViennaInfo
    ViennaInfoNovember 4, 2014
    Caution! The Vienna Imperial Palace has its own ghost, the “white woman”. Learning interesting, amazing and bizarre facts about the Imperial Palace and 150 years of the Ringstrasse here. Read more
    Downvoted 4 weeks ago
  • Aleksandar M.
    Aleksandar MicevJanuary 2, 2016
    Hitler announced the annexation of Austria from this very balcony.
  • Anton K.
    Anton KlinkSeptember 19, 2015
    Your ticket here will work for many museums in different locations.
  • Dorit C.
    Dorit CSeptember 3, 2014
    imposantes Gebäude
  • Keila G.
    Keila GobbiJune 16, 2014
    I loved this place!!!
  • ViennaInfo
    ViennaInfoMarch 8, 2012
    Until 1918, the Hofburg was the center of the gigantic Habsburg empire. Read more
    Upvoted Feb 14
  • Sandra S.
    Sandra SchaedelJune 24, 2015
    Stunning Event Location
  • Sarah D.
    Sarah DuhSeptember 8, 2011
    Most of the museums are closed on Tuesdays. Check schedule before you go!
  • Marie S.
    Marie SteinthalerJuly 7, 2015
    Former imperial palace. Part of the palace forms the official residence and workplace of the President of Austria. Also includes the Spanish Riding School, Austrian Library etc.
  • Yeliz K.
    Yeliz KılıçMay 28, 2011
    at night watch for skater's show^^
  • Philipp R.
    Philipp RothMay 24, 2012
    Always a bit of horse in the air - can you smell it ;)
  • Aditya T.
    Aditya TSMay 16, 2016
    Was not lit up at night. Went around 10PM.
  • Joanne M.
    Joanne MoussaFebruary 6, 2016
    I didn't have time to visit the insides but it sure looked like a fairytale on the outside!
  • Thais B.
    Thais BenevidesOctober 30, 2014
    Sorry Mario but the crown jewels are in another castle.
  • Dilyana B.
    Dilyana BAugust 31, 2013
    Beautiful and very interesting spot full of tourists!
  • Hyun Ku K.
    Hyun Ku Kang2 weeks ago
    A lot of museum in Wien close at every Monday, please check before you plan to trip
  • Christopher D.
    Christopher DoyleMarch 16, 2015
    If your trip is short, don't bother with the museums, just marvel at the scale, the architecture and the atmosphere.
  • Sibel
    SibelAugust 31, 2014
    Must see Thé museum
  • Lilly M.
    Lilly MinzatJanuary 2, 2016
    One of the first historical place that you must see when you are in Wien!
  • Jorge A.
    Jorge Ayuso MolinaSeptember 30, 2016
    There are no words. It is so nice! It is must visit. #Vienna
  • Max P.
    Max ParsonsDecember 14, 2015
    Palace - Lombardi rec
  • Eurovision
    EurovisionAugust 20, 2011
    The 1967 Eurovision Song Contest was held here, touch the walls and get connected to the Eurovision history. Then take a photo and share the experience! Read more
  • Emin D.
    Emin DEDEMarch 29, 2013
    If you visit Vienna, get ready to shocked culturally. This is one of the place you will probably feel the sense.
  • Bill M.
    Bill MichaelsFebruary 6, 2016
    Wonderful sight of a building full of history !
  • Christian R.
    Christian RennerMay 29, 2015
    Great venue
  • Op. Dr. Fakı AKIN
    Op. Dr. Fakı AKINSeptember 6, 2015
    excellent congress venue
  • Khaled ☤
    Khaled ☤July 25, 2015
    The lovely Presidential Palace with amazing historical buildings and a beautiful garden!
  • FRITZ f.
    Historical... beautiful... magical... unbelievable... shall I go on? Grab yourself a coffee outside at the Demel and relax under the aura of this impressive landmark.
  • Cochabamba
    CochabambaNovember 22, 2015
    Incredible venue. Went there for Pioneers Festival twice.
  • The Smart W.
    The Smart Way RoundJuly 29, 2015
    The treasury museum is excellent
  • Thais B.
    Thais BenevidesOctober 30, 2014
    It's a little disappointing when you enter a palace and you see about 30 rooms of... plates? Also the Sisi Museum could be a lot less dim and better assembled.
  • Petr N.
    Petr NekvindaJanuary 25, 2016
    Monumental beauty building
  • Melanie
    MelanieJanuary 5, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Glamorous! 💁🏼 #Silvesterball
  • Grazyna K.
    Grazyna KosnoAugust 13, 2014
    Well worth a visit. You have the Spanish riding school in the building as well as the Kaiserappartments, Sisi museum, national library. Tickets available in a booth in the garden.
  • Sam H.
    Sam HDecember 18, 2014
    Sightly confusing: Hofburg Palace actually contains three museums in one. You buy one ticket and will see all three (~12 Euro)
  • Josephyne H.
    Josephyne HFebruary 1, 2015
    Simply stunning. An excellent place to attend a ball.
  • Bavesh M.
    Bavesh MoorthyJanuary 12, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Welcome to one of Vienna's oldest and most gorgeous palaces
  • Pascal G.
    Pascal GuignardNovember 28, 2015
    So much to see need a few days to visit everything in all peace and quite.. The silver rooms are just A MA ZING!!!!!
  • Joury I.
    Joury IbrahimSeptember 29, 2015
    Attended a concert here! Such a great place
  • Iris
    IrisSeptember 3, 2014
    Very nice palace with impressive remainigs of the everyday life of the royal family.
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    When you’ve waltzed to your heart’s content, head for one of the coffee bars to recharge or get funky in the disco room. – Green Guide Editor
  • Nash A.
    Nash AlsJuly 4, 2016
    Beautiful architecture enjoy the sun at the palace garden
  • Thijs N.
    Thijs NiksJanuary 10, 2016
    Great way to see and understand how an imperial family lives
  • Bill M.
    Bill MichaelsFebruary 6, 2016
    Fantastic architecture and an impressive maintenance job ! Austrians do respect and protect their history and are preserving their monuments !
    Upvoted 12 hours ago
  • Michael C.
    Michael CDecember 19, 2016
    Beautiful... the opulence is embarrassing
  • Mark H.
    Mark HJanuary 7
    It's enough to say it's in Vienna
  • Edward R.
    Edward RoozeboomMay 23, 2015
    It's huge. It offers a great tour trough imperial Austria, including the imperial service, apartments and a look into the life of Sisi. Prepare for a long walk
  • Petsch M.
    Petsch MoserJanuary 30, 2016
    No traveller should leave Vienna without visiting the Hofburg.
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