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Address: Maxingstrasse 13b, Vienna 1130, Austria
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Beatifull garden surrounding the Schonbrunn castle

Very nice garden, huge with many plants and threes. Good exercise climbing the hill up to the Gloriette. Great view over most of Wien. There's a small train driving around the... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice garden, huge with many plants and threes. Good exercise climbing the hill up to the Gloriette. Great view over most of Wien. There's a small train driving around the entire park making it easier to visit the uphill Gloriette. Easy getting there with the metro line. Stop 100m from the entrance to the castle

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Schoenbrunner Gardens are enormous so be prepared to do lots of walking. However it is worth the effort as the gardens are beautifully kept and very impressive. Entry to the gardens is free, although there are various attractions within the gardens, such as the palace, the zoo, the labyrinth etc and these have entry fees. The various paths and... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Schönbrunn Palace and Park Ensemble consists of a huge park and the palace itself. The park is huge, beautiful and very interesting. Here is the oldest zoo in Europe, a botanical garden, a labyrinth, fountains and other garden and park structures. In order to see all the sights of the Palace Park, one day may not be enough. Therefore,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's free to walk around the Palace and the grounds and is a must see - especially climbing up to the top to the 'Gloriette' as the views are truly spectacular across Vienna, would say one of the most Idyllic spots in Europe staring off across the palace grounds towards the city.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The garden in Schombrunn is magnificent. Of course at 170 hectares is not your back garden but a park. The only thing that disappoint me was actually the Orangery: you pay separately but they forgot to mention that the Orangery is under renovation....so you pay, you get in and there are 15 plants...and that is it!!! However the Palmhouse is... More 

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Munnar, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if you miss the palace, don't miss the gardens. These are simply beautiful and demands a long walk. So be ready with a good pair of shoes.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The gardens behind Schönbrünn are free and a great place to spend a sunny day, or just an hour if that's all you have time for. The gardens themselves are gorgeous. Then, you can walk through the more forested areas or up the paths to the 'Gloriette,' the building at the top of the hill, from which you have a... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Luckily we were here on a day when the skies were blue - colours are better then and photos are brighter. It was cold - Easter Weekend - but when you're walking you soon warm up. I imagine there is something different to see each season. The Wisteria and Tulips were in blossom in mid-April when we were there. Trees... More 

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Pune, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it is exactly behind schonbrunn palace. walking distance. it has a nice slopy lush green lawn with heritage building on top with small restaurant. post palace visit, you can unwind yourself by being here & chill. it shall definitely make you relax after hectic tour of palace. sport shoes are recommended :-)

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Iasi, Romania
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a must see if travel in Vienna .This is a large, green and peaceful place.I ate strudel here,,

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Vienna’s 13th district has always been in the shadow of Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens, but has interesting hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Allow half a day for the imposing Habsburg residence and the gardens with Gloriette belvedere. Reserve the other half to discover the secret charms of this posh residential neighborhood. Sneak out of the gardens at Hietzinger Tor (Hietzing Gate) and head down Hietzinger Hauptstrasse for Kaiserpavillon (Emperor’s pavilion), an Art Nouveau gem right on top of U4’s metro railtracks. At local institutions Café Dommayer and restaurant Plachutta you can mingle with residents, their families and friends. Dommayer has risen to fame since waltz king Johann Strauss and his orchestra performed there regularly. If you want to go beyond private villa gazing visit Klimtvilla and Hermesvilla. Art Nouveau genius Gustav Klimt had his last studio in a now beautifully renovated villa, which is open during spring and summer. Hermesvilla at Lainzer Tiergarten animal enclosure and nature park is a must for all romantics and fans of Empress Sissi.
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