Friday, 6 October 2017

Vienna - The Hofburg & Around (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Vienna - The Hofburg & Around

One of the most spectacular palace complexes in Vienna, the Hofburg was the seat of the Habsburgs for some six-and-a-half centuries. Although its museums and architecture are popular with visitors, it rarely feels crowded.

- stroll through the monumental palace complex, explore courtyards and admire the elegant gates, impressive squares, statues of the Habsburg rulers and monumental architecture.

- view the Albertina’s collection of world-class graphic arts within luxurious palace rooms.

- tour the Habsburg imperial apartments, the Sisi Museum and the Silberkammer (Silver Depot) at the Kaiserappartements.

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