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Kaiser Villa

Jainzen 38, Bad Ischl 4820, Austria
(0613)223241
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Bad Ischl
Type: Castles
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

On our travels around Europe have been visiting various places associated with the Hapsburgs and this is a great visit. An authentic tour of a Villa located in a beautiful spot which really brings the history alive. The park is great for a stroll and coffee and cake on the terrace is perfect.

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Launceston, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Kaiser Villa is located in the centre of Bad Ischl and has a large free car park within easy walking distance. We found the Villa park was quite good value but the villa tour was another 9.50 euro each. We had just arrived before a two hour lunch closure and had to rush up the hill as the last... More

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Gold Coast
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Very disappointed with this villa.Our guide Ms Thomas Cook spoke English at the beginning of the tour to tell us she Wouldn't speak our language during the tour....go figure?There were 16 in the group and half spoke English.Expensive when you can't understand the story of the Kaiser Villa.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Nice guide tour in the villa, a bit expensive to my opinion, 13.5 EUR for person. Is you don't speak german you will be board (the guide speak german and you get a page in your language). The villa is very nice and the park also.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Interesting history Franz Josef must have nearly exterminated the entire population of Chamois whilst living there.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Kaiservilla is a must when visiting this town. The gardens are lovely but the villa and state rooms worth looking at. One word of note if you don't like seeing dead animals then avoid as there are thousands mounted on the walls. This was wear the declaration of the First World War was signed.

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Perth, Australia
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14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Kaiser Villa might not look like one of these medieval castles, but is still worth visiting. Some great events have happened within these walls. English tour guide was a little hard to organise, but they happily supplied brochures in English for a self guided tour. So it’s not really a problem. Exposition is good. Another good attraction in the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

You have to join tour at Villa for visit inside. And no photo is allowed inside the villa. But you can visit those beautiful paintings and historical furniture without boundary. It makes history more real.

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Berlin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I have visited the Kaiservilla last summer but I remember it quiet well.The weather was nice so I thought I would take a walk through the park. And I must say, it was worth it. When you walk up the hill you will have a really nice view over the town of Bad Ischl. It only takes a few minutes,... More

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surrey
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This is a surprisingly small house and would rate with minor Natonal Trust properties in the UK. It reminds me of a railway station but it was obviously of great importance to the Austrian Royal Family. We would like to have gone round it but at the time we were relatively short of time and a tour had just gone... More

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