Schönbrunn Palace is a former summer residence of the Austrian royal family, the Habsburg family. It is located in the southwest of Vienna and is one of Austria’s cultural landmarks. The interior of the palace is extremely luxurious, featuring a sophisticated Rococo decor. The legendary empress Maria Theresa and her husband, King Franz I, lived here for many years and saw a huge remodel of the palace, its refurbishments still present today. The famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart once performed for the Austrian empress Maria Theresa here when she was a teenager. The palace building is surrounded by beautiful gardens, fountains and even a zoo on one side. Visitors can purchase tickets for the zoo separately.
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Schönbrunn Palace was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers, located in Hietzing, Vienna. The name Schönbrunn has its roots in an artesian well from which water was consumed by the court. The 1,441-room Rococo palace is one of the most important architectural, cultural, and historic monuments in the country. The history of the palace and its vast gardens spans over 300 years, reflecting the changing tastes, interests, and aspirations of successive Habsburg monarchs. It has been a major tourist attraction since the mid-1950s. The sculpted garden space between the palace and the Neptune Fountain is called the Great Parterre. The French garden, a big part of the area, was planned by Jean Trehet, a disciple of André Le Nôtre, in 1695. It contains, among other things, a maze.
The Palace is very easy to reach by public transport (U Bahn). Free entry to the gardens, pay for the Palm and Desert Houses.
# Vienna Schnbrunn Palace
Vienna's Schnbrunn Palace, is a popular attraction, equivalent to the summer palace of the Habsburg royals. Its name comes from the Holy Roman Emperor Matthias (reigned from 1612 to 1619). It is said that in 1612 he hunt to the Fort Kate between Meidling and Hietzing, drinking the spring water, refreshing the sweet potato, and naming this The spring is "US Spring", and since then "Meiquan" has become the name of this region. In 1743, the Austrian Empress Maria Teresia ordered the construction of the magnificent Schnbrunn Palace and Baroque gardens, with a total area of 26,000 square meters, second only to the French Palace of Versailles. But unlike Versailles, it has a raised back hill that overlooks the entire city of Vienna.
Years of change, glory is not, how many romantic figures, still look at the present.
1. Entrance tickets are divided into two teams, machine and labor. Tickets purchased by automatic machines cannot use the city pass offer. Please note. After the ticket is purchased successfully, the admission time will be specified, and it is necessary to enter the venue at that point in time, in order to control the flow of people.
2. Photographs are not allowed in the main hall of Schnbrunn Palace, and there is a Chinese audio guide.
3. The Spring Garden and the Roman Forum in the Peak District are all free to enter publicly, without tickets.
Schnbrunn Palace is a Baroque art building in the southwest of Vienna. It was once the royal palace of the Roman Empire and the Austrian Empire. The Schnbrunn Palace was built in the 14th century, and the Emperor Matisse of the Holy Roman Empire hunted here. The sweet spring water here was refreshed and sweet, and the word "Meiquan" was obtained. Today's Schnbrunn Palace is open to the public free of charge. Visitors are free to visit and take pictures. The real royal palace needs to buy tickets and not take pictures.