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Altes Schloss

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  • Intertrain

    December 8th, 2019 - Probably the oldest building in Laxenburg. After 1306 Habsburg spring and autumn residence. Medieval building core recognizable in the inner courtyards 😊👍👍

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    • September 22, 2020

  • A hoch 3

    The Schlosspark Laxenburg is one of the most important historical landscape gardens in Europe. Since the Middle Ages, this extensive park has been expanded to its present size of 280 hectares. In addition to picturesquely staged landscapes, valuable woods and unique staffage buildings enrich this overall work of art. In addition to the Old Palace and the Blue Court there are a variety of pleasure buildings, mystical grottos, temples or even the medieval-looking tournament place to discover.

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    • December 8, 2017

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    Until the end of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, Laxenburg was an essential place of residence for the Habsburgs. This tradition began with Emperor Charles VI. Maria Theresa also built a long, continuous avenue from Schönbrunn, namely on the route of today's Schönbrunner Allee to Laxenburg. The Laxenburg Railway, which no longer exists today, was also built especially for the imperial court between the southern railway in Mödling and Laxenburg.

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    • July 12, 2021

  • Christine 🚶‍♀️ 📷 🌏

    The old castle is an important motif in the park today. Since the 13th century it originally formed the heart of an extensive hunting area. Surrounded by a moat, the old castle was equipped with numerous outbuildings.

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    • October 15, 2021

  • Intertrain

    06/03/2022 - #18 - It is extremely interesting to discover the building history epochs around the medieval core. In 1306 it became the Habsburg spring and autumn residence after the “Feste der Herren von Lachendorf” (the festival of the lords of Lachendorf), as it was originally called.

    Source: laxenburg.at/kulturparcours

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    • November 22, 2022

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    Emperor Franz and Sisi spent their honeymoon here

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    • July 11, 2021

  • Intertrain

    06/15/2022 - Welcome to Laxenburg!
    Laxenburg has developed rapidly in his favor in recent years. A high quality of life, great leisure and recreational value, a broad cultural landscape, the best infrastructure and recognized environmental standards allow the population and guests to experience the comfort that makes life in the village worth living.

    Source: laxenburg.at

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    • June 22, 2022

  • Thomas

    The castle is always a beautiful sight!

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    • August 29, 2020

  • Christine 🚶‍♀️ 📷 🌏

    Until the end of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, Laxenburg was an essential place of residence for the Habsburgs. Emperor Franz Joseph I and Empress Elisabeth spent their honeymoon in Laxenburg in 1854. Two of her four children - Gisela (1856–1932) and Crown Prince Rudolf (1858–1889) - were born at Laxenburg Castle. The last emperor, Karl I, resided almost permanently in Laxenburg in 1917/1918 because he had the Army High Command in Baden near Vienna, which he personally led, very close by and was able to maintain political contacts without being constantly watched by Viennese. In 1945 the palace and large parts of the park were occupied by the Soviet Army. In 1955 the castle was in a very bad condition. In 1962 the "Schloss Laxenburg Betriebsgesellschaft mbH" for palace and park, formed from representatives from Lower Austria and Vienna, was founded. The agricultural estate administration remained in the municipal administration of the City of Vienna. [2] [3]

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    • March 6, 2021

  • Intertronic

    The Laxenburg palace complex has many culturally and historically interesting and unusual features. One of these essential features is the presence of two castles: the old castle, the oldest building in Laxenburg from the 12th century, and the new castle, the Blaue Hof.

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    • June 16, 2022

  • Intertronic

    The Laxenburg palace complex has many culturally and historically interesting and unusual features. One of these essential features is the presence of two castles: the old castle, the oldest building in Laxenburg from the 12th century, and the new castle, the Blaue Hof.

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    • June 16, 2022

  • Intertronic

    The old castle is
    the oldest building
    Laxenburg's and has
    despite all late
    changes
    preserves its medieval impression.

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    • June 16, 2022

  • Intertronic

    A medieval old castle and the Blauer Hof as a new baroque castle can coexist here. The medieval buildings were often sacrificed in favor of baroque creations, but in Laxenburg history took a different path.

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    • June 16, 2022

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