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Hofburg und Sisi Museum

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  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    Next to St. Stephen's Cathedral, the main tourist attraction of Vienna

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    • July 15, 2021

  • 〽️Markus

    The Hofburg in Vienna was the residence of the Habsburgs in Vienna from the 13th century until 1918 (with interruptions). Since 1945, it has been the official residence of the Austrian Federal President. It houses the largest part of the Austrian National Library as well as various museums (including the Albertina) and the Federal Monuments Office. The irregular building complex, which has grown over the course of about seven centuries, also includes two sacred buildings: the Hofburgkapelle and the Augustinerkirche.

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    • June 24, 2017

  • Topsi

    The Vienna Hofburg was once the residence of the Roman-German emperors and today is the official residence of the Austrian Federal President. It consists of an ensemble of several historic buildings, including the present-day Sissi Museum, the Silver Collection, the Treasury, the World Museum, the Spanish Riding School and much more.

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    • June 15, 2017

  • ampfortas

    Living and audience rooms of Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Elisabeth. Entry ticket necessary.

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    • February 26, 2020

  • Stefan 🐕

    The square has had its name since about 1850 after the 1221 of Duke Leopold VI of Babenberg. donated parish church St. Michael for the court servants and the citizens who lived in the vicinity of the Hofburg. The square, which has been extremely irregular for centuries, was redesigned around 1725 by Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach for the Michaelertrakt of the Hofburg. Construction work on the left wing began in 1729, but stagnated during the final years of the reign of Emperor Charles VI. and were discontinued in 1741 after Maria Theresa had rededicated the ballroom to a theater. The baroque plans were not implemented until about 150 years later, namely from 1889 to 1893 by Ferdinand Kirschner, in connection with the demolition of the old Burgtheater in the middle of the square.

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    • August 18, 2020

  • HansJoergOtt

    There is so much to see that you actually need several days.

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    • December 31, 2016

  • Baz

    I am fortunate to live in a very beautiful city.
    It's true, you can't see all of the sights in one day. Not even I, who was born and raised in Vienna, really know everyone. The known ones, of course.
    There are so many that are also worth seeing.
    I don't want to go hiking in town just now. And certainly not for a title, be it an expert or a pioneer. My Vienna, which I love very much, is a shame for that.
    But if I should go for a walk, which I sometimes do, come across something worth seeing, I'll post it. :)

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    • June 25, 2017

  • JR56

    The Hofburg in Vienna
    Until 1918 the extensive castle complex in the heart of Vienna was the political center of the monarchy, today it fulfills the same function for democratic Austria. The Federal President of the Republic now resides where Emperor Joseph II once designed his revolutionary reform program, where the Congress of Vienna took place (the “Congress of Vienna danced”) and where Emperor Franz Joseph granted an audience. Numerous cultural institutions - from the Austrian National Library to the Spanish Riding School - are housed in the asymmetrical building complex with its 19 courtyards and 18 wings, which has grown over centuries.

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    • October 20, 2019

  • André

    Sissi is present everywhere

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    • February 28, 2020

  • Stefan 🐕

    The Sisi Museum in the Hofburg Vienna shows the true personality of the often misunderstood Empress using numerous personal items belonging to Empress Elisabeth. The tour of the Sisi Museum begins with the death of the Empress and tells room by room how the myth of Empress Sisi came about, which was not least influenced by Ernst Marischka's "Sissi films".

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    • August 18, 2020

  • Hunderunde

    Impressive setting, historically relevant. As part of the Hofburg the center of the 1st district in Vienna. Definitely worth a visit. Great.

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    • November 2, 2021

  • Hunderunde

    A must for tourists and Sisi freaks. For the rest there are enough other nice things there.

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    • November 15, 2021

  • Hunderunde

    An impressive facility, historically relevant, spacious and bombastic. But not a dusty museum. Life pulsates here.

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    • November 16, 2021

  • Jan

    A must

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    • August 27, 2018

  • Stefan

    The Hofburg is like a magnet. During our vacation in Vienna, we always moved here. Spanish Riding School, Parliament, State Library, Museums, Burggarten, Sissi Exhibition ... there is always plenty to see.

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    • August 6, 2019

  • ampfortas

    One of the most popular photo opportunities in Vienna.

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    • March 26, 2020

  • 🎽 Intertronic. 🥾😀🚴🏿‍♂️🏃‍♂️🇦🇹🇺🇦

    The Sisi Museum (1st, Hofburg, Reichskanzleitrakt) opened on April 24, 2004 on the occasion of the 150th wedding anniversary of the Wittelsbacher Elisabeth with Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. The concept for the museum in the Imperial Chancellery wing of the Vienna Hofburg comes from the Austrian costume and set designer Rolf Langenfass.

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    • December 25, 2020

  • Hunderunde

    Simply impressive and always worth a trip.

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    • November 1, 2021

  • 🎽 Intertronic. 🥾😀🚴🏿‍♂️🏃‍♂️🇦🇹🇺🇦

    The museum is dedicated to an authentic examination of the life of the famous monarch in the original living environment of Empress Elisabeth, away from the usual clichés. The focus of the show is Elisabeth's private life, her rebellion against court ceremonies, her escape to beauty, top sporting achievements, travel and rapturous poetry. The museum traces the restless life of the legendary empress, from the carefree days of a young girl in Bavaria to her surprising engagement to the Austrian Emperor and her murder in Geneva in 1898.

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    • February 5, 2022

  • Funkymaus

    Very interesting if possible visit the Spanish Riding School

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    • January 18, 2020

  • André

    Impressive building! We recommend!

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    • February 28, 2020

  • 🎽 Intertronic. 🥾😀🚴🏿‍♂️🏃‍♂️🇦🇹🇺🇦

    From the 13th century until 1918 (with interruptions) the Hofburg in Vienna was the residence of the Habsburgs in Vienna. Since the end of 1946 it has been the official residence of the Austrian Federal President. It houses most of the Austrian National Library as well as various museums (including the Albertina) and the Federal Monuments Office.

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    • December 25, 2020

  • 🎽 Intertronic. 🥾😀🚴🏿‍♂️🏃‍♂️🇦🇹🇺🇦

    The northern facade of the Hofburg in Vienna's 1st district, Innere Stadt, is known as the Michaelertrakt. The Michaelerplatz in front of it is one of the most beautiful squares in Vienna.

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    • December 25, 2020

  • 🌲🅹︎🅴︎🅽︎🆂︎🌲

    A must if you walk through the streets in Vienna.

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    • June 28, 2019

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