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Kaiser Villa

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Address: Jainzen 38, Bad Ischl 4820, Austria
Phone Number: (0613)223241
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Just the gardens

We had already been to Sisi museum in Salzburg, so we skipped the villa interior and just strolled around in the garden. It is worth a visit when you are in Bad Ischl

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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218 reviews
152 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had already been to Sisi museum in Salzburg, so we skipped the villa interior and just strolled around in the garden. It is worth a visit when you are in Bad Ischl

Thank Niloy_12
Graz, Austria
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105 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The tour lasted just a bit over 30 minutes and was just ok, although I didn't expect too much beforehand. Some things were in bad condition and you have to wonder if it's really left that way for authenticity or because they don't want to spend any money. They don't have any lockers, but the staff was helpful.

Thank Angela J
Orange, California, United States
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49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This year Bad Ischl, where Kaiser Villa (Emperor Villa) is located also celebrates a wonderful garden exhibit. A wonderful experience again to see the traditional clothing and traditional Kaiser Regiment and all guards who served under the emperor, including Bavaria, Sued-Tirol there is not sufficient space here to share all the beauty. Come and visit, you will be set into... More 

Thank Hanna H
Jacksonville, Florida
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108 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The villa is really a palace, the summer place of Kaiser Wihlhem and is wife Elizabeth, known as Sissi. Allow about 1 hour for the visit and then take the time to visit the gardens. There is also another house on top of the hill and it contains an interesting photo museum with beautiful very large wooden cameras from the... More 

Thank Eveline C
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Very interessting but the guide should have spoken english to even if I was the only 1 how spoke english the Personel at the entrance was not nice they should put a souvenir shop at the entrance for people who have dogs like me and and a cafe has well.

Thank Lacey W
Melbourne, Australia
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253 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

On our way through to Gmunden we visited the Kaiser Villa. While we were unaware until after purchasing our ticket that tours of the villa were at allocated times only and that we would have to wait just over an hour before we could go on a tour, we decided to wait anyway. We spent the time walking in the... More 

Thank Fiona S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Had a timed visit without much waiting, however the tours are only conducted in German. It would, I agree, be too time consuming to do other translations. Audio guides would be better. We last visited this Villa 40 years ago and the memories of all the antelopes heads on the wall of the staircase have stayed with us. It is... More 

Thank Geoff H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I loved the direct link between the Kaiser Villa and WWI, I found it very interesting. Very good tour guide.

Thank maxtelmer
Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A very worthwhile visit to a significant place in WW1 history - the villa where Emperor Franz Joseph signed the declaration of war. You can see his study and the chairs he sat in as well as his spartan bedroom which is a contrast to the opulence of other rooms ( even for a summer residence). He also shot 2000... More 

Thank calgarian69
Constanta, Romania
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169 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I visited the Kaiser Villa late in October. I was part of a group, we arranged for an English guided tour which was great but, unfortunately, due to the weather, we didn’t visit the outside area, the gardens. We found out very interesting things about the life of Franz Josef and his Kaiserin Elisabeth, known as Sisi, as for instance:... More 

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