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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Michaelerplatz (St. Michael's Square) is one of the many architecturally beautiful plazas that our family visited in Vienna. If you're looking for a nice place to start a carriage ride, this is a good one. Adjacent to the Hofburg Palace and the entrance gate to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice looking square (with small stands in the middle at Christmas time) between the Hofburg and the pedestrian Kohlmarkt/Graben-area.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's the main gate to enter the Houfburg, Good place but there were too many carriage and horses to enjoy it

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Michaelerplatz is a square between the St. Michael's Church and the Imperial Palace. It's a bustling and history-filled square. Take time to observe the details. For example, look closely at the sculpture on St. Michael's- it's the archangel Michael battling Satan the Devil. Notice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

is a nice place with a horse parking and many restaurants in the winter here is a Christmas fair a great place to relax and take pictures

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

You feel that you are in Vienna before World War One - with the facade of the palace on one side and an art neuveau building opposite it - an interesting fact is that they were built at the same time showing the vibrancy of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

There is so much to see in this impressive architecture, that one visit can surely not give you enough time to look at it all. We visited on more than one occasion and seemed to see something new each time. It is a superb square...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

This is one of the main and beautiful squares of Vienna. But without a doubt for the royal family, this is the main plaza because this square is dominated by the Hofburg Palace. So if you are planning to visit Hofburg Palace, your are in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

So ornate, it is worth finding and having a good look around to take it all in, wonderful statues and very Vienesse.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Michaelerplatz is a gorgeous square right in front of the utterly beguiling Hofburg. It is a busy tourist hub do it's best seen early in the morning when it's quieter and you can admirevits beauty in a bit more peace. The buildings fronting the square...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The
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20-21 June G.W. Bush in Vienna (2 Replies)
Just to inform all tourists who will be in Vienna next week that due to the visit of the president of the USA many streets are block here an overview G.W. Busch will arrive approx 9,30 pm on Tuesday that means vast parts of the Airport is blocked, no other airplanes are allowed to fly over. The A4 (motorway Airport - City ) will be blocked for the whole transit. He will stay in the hotel Intercont next to Startpark..avoid this aera at all costs, eg even the U4 station Stadtpark maybe...More
June 14, 2006|
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moving up the thread, so that all tourists are up2date
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Help with Treasury location please (3 Replies)
Hello - when I use Google Earth to locate Hofburg Treasury, I am directed to an area near the Imperial Palace, steet boundaries Michaelerplatz, Schauflerg. and Reitschulg. However, if I type in Schatzkammer, I am directed to a different area northeast of the Imperial Palace, street boundaries Fleishmarkt, Rotg., Fischhof and Bauermarkt. Are Schatzkammer and the Hofburg Treasury two different places? And which would be more likely to be an attraction one would visit? Thank you in advance for...More
November 29, 2012|
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Great map
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1.5 days in Vienna (2 Replies)
Hi, I will travelling to Vienna with my family (husband and 2 kids) on december. i only have 1.5 days in Vienna before we heading to Prague. my plan is to do city sightseeing in first day (Hofburg palace, Michaelerplatz, city townhall, Rathaus, st peter church, Palais, Catholic church, austrian Parliament building, graben operahaus). then the 2nd half-day, we plan to go to Schonbrunn palace before we heading to Prague. is those plans workable? thanks in advance cheers, Rarry
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