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Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

Address: | Hofburg, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: +43-1-533 75 70
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Castles, Historic Sites, Art Museums, Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Owner description: For centuries the Vienna Hofburg was the centre of the Habsburg...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Castles, Historic Sites, Art Museums, Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The Sisi ticket is a good way to see the Sisi Museum, Imperial Apartments, and the Silver collection. If you are pressed for time/money, I would say that I found the Sisi Museum and the Silver Collection the most impressive (although I dare say that some men may find the silver collection a little overwhelming). That said, the audioguide is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Having purchased our Sisi pass, we were able to bypass the ticket lines and given priority access to the Sisi museum. For us, visiting the Sisi museum gave us a look into imperial life, and balanced the luxury and the price royals pay for the good life. We also visited the treasury museum which was fascinating to see the holy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I was here for the Officer's Ball 2015. What a place!!! I was a great time. Will do it again. Vienna is the right place for a ball. Try it out!

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My family and I visited Hofburg on our first day in Vienna. We took combined tickets (adults - 11.50 euros, kids - 7 euros) and went to the Sisi Museum, the Imperial Apartments and the Silver Collection (a free audio-guide included). And we were impressed! The Silver Collection was interesting with all the ritzy tableware used in the Royal Court.... More 

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João Pessoa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A superb voyage into the nineteenth century along the history of this outstanding woman. Personal itens, history's tips and a amazing atmosphere in Hofsburg roons.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Well, another architectural and historical treasure of Vienna, all Sissi fans will be more than satisfied, but not only they. Take your time and enjoy.

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Shefford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

once you visit the summer palace you have to visit the winter palace beautiful and the Sissi museum!!! amazing get to see everything from Sissi :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Really loved the Hofburg orchestra and singers who provided a wonderful morning's entertainment on New Year's Day.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Interesting and nice to see. As everything inside the Hofburg is very expensive it is recommendable to have dinner before. Also make sure when you buy tickets that they are in a room which has a screen as the big ball room is only VIP and therefore around 400 EUR/pers (dinner is then included).

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chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Another beauty of Austria this place is lovely when lit up, Had some beautiful days in Austria, I checked one place a day to give time to see details

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