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Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

| Hofburg, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5337570
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Hofburg, Vienna 1010, Austria
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+43 1 5337570
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited on a Sunday for Mass to hear the Vienna Boys Choir. It was a highlight of our trip to Vienna. Would recommend you buy the tickets on line or take a chance and arrive early as some always available before Mass.

Thank Marion_King16
Reviewed yesterday

A great palace to see in Vienna. We (my husband and I) especially enjoyed all the information about Sisi. A unique person who never wanted to be royalty.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to visit and relax in.the surroundings. Imperial Building's and the buzxle of tourists swarming the place A place to remember

Thank Walter W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can go around the outside without having to pay or can pay and do a tour. We chose to just go around the outside. Can get the mini hot rods tour from here. We didn't have time but looked a fun way to see the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Frankly speaking, I'm more impressed with Hofburg than Schonbrunn Palace. I like the vibe eventhough I did not get the chance to do the tour. Nevertheless, there's no harm visiting both places

Thank Lily A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful palace to visit and a must see when in Vienna. It is well set out and full of history. I would allow a couple of hours here.

Thank mdfer3
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This palace lets you look into the austrian life in the 19th century, shows well the life of an Emperor, although it was a bit expensive in my opinion. Definitely worths a visit if you like this century & palaces :)

Thank Levente Z
Reviewed yesterday

It took several hours but we did not notice. Truly beautiful collections. Impressive and grandiose. We did come out late as expected. One can not finish all.

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 2 days ago

This palace is in central Vienna and now consists of number of museums. However, it is very well worthwhile to see these and in particular the Sisi museum (a sad story) and imperial apartments which are just opulent. A single ticket can be bought for...More

Thank Fellowtraveller00
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful palace. Lots to see and plenty of history in one place. Very picturesque and lots of information available to read if you wish to.

Thank Shannon L
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 centre. The
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Alyssa W
I'm just wondering, for anyone that has attended the NYE Ball at the Hofburg from overseas, did you bring a gown and tux in your luggage? Or did you hire them in Vienna? I'm just curious, as I've been thinking about how it might be a tad impractical and cumbersome to try and pack a ballgown alongside bulky winter clothing. Thanks Alyssa
27 January 2017|
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Response from Sandy250 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I took a gown from home in my luggage. Have a great time in Hofburg!
I saw on the official site that they have guided tour every day at 2pm and the ticket for that is about 1euro more. Anyone know how to book this? Because the online ticketing site only list the regular ticket. Thanks.
24 January 2017|
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Response from schonbrunn | Property representative |
Dear Laras Swan, the guided tour at 2pm costs 3€ and can be booked directly in the Hofburg also if you have already bought an online ticket. If you want to make a reservation for the tour you can contact the reservation team... More
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I saw on the official site that they have guided tour every day at 2pm and the ticket for that is about 1euro more. Anyone know how to book this? Because the online ticketing site only list the regular ticket. Thanks.
24 January 2017|
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