Die Hofburg war vom 13. Jh bis 1918 (mit Unterbrechungen) die Residenz der Habsburger in Wien. Seit 1945 ist sie der Amtssitz des Österreichischen Bundespräsidenten. In ihr sind der größte Teil der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek sowie verschiedene Museen und das Bundesdenkmalamt untergebracht.
If you want visit the home for the royal family, you should walk just 3 minutes:)
For more than seven centuries, the Habsburg empire was ruled from the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Today, the Gothic Imperial Chapel, where the Vienna Boys’ Choir performs during High Mass on Sunday, is a remnant of the Imperial Palace during the Middle Ages. In the middle of the city center, you can…
The Hofburg is the former principal imperial palace of the habsburg dynasty rulers and today serves as the official residence and workplace of the president of austria.
The Imperial palace contains many museums and it is nice to walk around there.
“The Kunsthistorisches Museum aka KHM is one of the top art historic museums worldwide. It dates back to the private art collections of the Habsburg family. It features Egyptian, Roman and Greek collections as well as paintings from masterminds like Tizian, Rubens, Rürer and many more. ”
“The former summer residence of the Habsburgs impresses with imperial ceremonial rooms and magnificent gardens. Maria Theresa, Emperor Franz Joseph, Empress Elisabeth and others once resided here. Schönbrunn Palace is one of Europe's most beautiful Baroque complexes and has been in the possession of the Habsburgs since 1569. The wife of Emperor Ferdinand II, Eleonore von Gonzaga, had a pleasure palace built on the site in 1642 and called the property "Schönbrunn" for the first time. The palace and garden complex created from 1696 onwards following the siege of Vienna was complete redesigned under Maria Theresa after 1743. Today, due to its historical significance, its unique layout and magnificent furnishings, the palace is a UNESCO World Heritage site.”
“Belvedere Palace is the former residence of the Austrian Prince Eugene of Savoy. The Upper and Lower Belvedere are in a beautiful park and in each part there are fantastic art collections to see, such as: B. by Gustav Klimt. Visit the orangery and the castle stables to discover more art treasures.”
“The Vienna State Opera, the "First House on the Ring", is one of the most famous opera houses in the world and is located in Vienna's 1st inner city district. It opened on May 25, 1869 with a premiere of Don Juan by Mozart. From among the members of the State Opera Orchestra, a. the Vienna Philharmonic. The Vienna State Opera choir acts externally as a concert association of the Vienna State Opera Choir.”