The Schonbrunn Palace hours

The Schonbrunn Palace is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria, Katterburg as it was previously called has been in use since the early 14th century. Tenants of greatest acclaim were the Habsburgs who gained possession of the estate in 1569 and held it for 630 years.
The palace and its elaborate gardens are an essential part of Viennese history, and of every visit.

Schonbrunn Palace

Schonbrunn Palace – was generally used as the imperial summer residence and Maria Theresa lived here with her husband, Emperor Francis I, and her 16 children. The splendid Rococo style of the rooms with a view of the beautiful palace gardens gives a good impression of Austria’s past.

The largest and most well-known gloriette is in the Schönbrunn Palace Garden in Vienna. Built-in 1775 as the last building constructed in the garden according to the plans of Austrian imperial architect Johann Ferdinand Hetzendorf von Hohenberg as a “temple of renown” to serve as both a focal point and a lookout point for the garden, it was used as a dining hall and festival hall as well as a breakfast room for emperor Franz Joseph I.

One of the most important cultural monuments in Austria, the Katterburg as it was previously called has been in use since the early 14th century.
Tenants of greatest acclaim were the Habsburgs who gained possession of the estate in 1569 and held it for 630 years. The palace and its elaborate gardens are an essential part of Viennese history, and of every visit.

Schonbrunn Park – ViennaPanorama

Vienna castello di schonbrunn

Schonbrunn gardens – opening hours: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

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