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Wien Museum Hermesvilla

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Beautiful hunting lodge of Emperor Franz Joseph

If you are in Vienna and would like to visit not only the central districts of the city, I highly... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2019
Zsuzsa M
Nice villa; to see it, be prepared to walk about 1 km and climb a hill

Hermesvilla is a nice palace in a nice park, located at some 13 km west of central Vienna. I think... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2019
Carmen S
Bucharest, Romania
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Situated in an idyllic setting in the middle of the former imperial hunting grounds, now Lainzer Tiergarten, is the "Palace of Dreams", as Empress Elisabeth once called her villa. Emperor Francis Joseph gave it to her in the hope of persuading his...more
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

If you are in Vienna and would like to visit not only the central districts of the city, I highly recommend to take time for this wonderful place. Hermesvilla has been used as a hunting lodge, but it is really a dream palace in the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Zsuzsa M
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Hermesvilla is a nice palace in a nice park, located at some 13 km west of central Vienna. I think it makes little sense to be a tourist in Vienna for a couple of days and use public transportation to come to see this villa...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carmen S
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This palace is small but very pretty from the outside. There are no English information inside the palace and minimal furniture and furnishings. They do let you take photos inside for free though. It costs 7 euros to enter. The palace has so few reviews...More

Date of experience: September 2018
10  Thank melbgirl123
Reviewed September 21, 2018

I'd already been here a few times, but brought my friend here so we could feed the deer in the park, which he said he enjoyed more than touring the actual castle/cottage. It's a bit of a trek from the center, but if you want...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

A really great place to get the feeling of Kaiserin Elisabeth heart. A castle built by Franz Josef to her wife Sisi. Lovely place and also a restaurant to even eat. Great natural park. But you need to walk almost a kilometer to reach it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Tomi_Wickman
Reviewed August 15, 2017

It was not that difficult to go to this place using public transportation. You just need to use the OBB website to get the directions. This is an excellent day trip off the beaten path. An excellent combination of nature and culture. The palace interior...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The Building located beside large garden Lainzer Tiergarten, the building is very nice, inside is Museum, Restaurants and Cafe house, very nice good to visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank aiiburstein
Reviewed October 11, 2015

A must for every Sisi-fan to see what the palace of her dreams looked like. There was a few items of furniture and some paintings but the walls and ceilings were the most awesome parts. Me and my friend were the only guests at the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Johanna R
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Have just spent the morning walking around the lanza tier garten & finally around the hermes villa which was built in 1887 by emperor Franz joseph for his wife empress elizerbeth of Austria(sisi) The surounding area takes in the vienna woods & is a beautyful...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank nickb298
Reviewed July 2, 2013

As the museum of Hermesvilla is in the Lainzer Tiergarten, a very nice park at the border of Vienna, one can combine culture with a wonderful walk through the woods. If you are interested in Sisi you should not miss Hermesvilla: it is a really...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank Hammurapi
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