Back in 1913, the Schönbrunn palace gardeners built a small Japanese garden which subsequently became disused and overgrown. Their successors restored the garden to its full … [Read more...] about The Japanese Garden at Schönbrunn
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Although Schönbrunn Palace is now thoroughly embedded within urban Vienna, it actually served as a country retreat for much of its life. The Katterburg (1619 picture … [Read more...] about History of Schönbrunn Palace
If you look out of Schönbrunn Palace, across the gardens and up to the crest of the hill, your eye comes to rest on the columns and arches of the Gloriette. Which is no … [Read more...] about The Gloriette at Schönbrunn
Wondering how to get to Schönbrunn Palace? The good news is that Vienna's prime tourist attraction is well-served by public transport and (unusually for Viennese attractions) … [Read more...] about How to get to Schönbrunn
The on-site Children's Museum is a great place to reward young kids after they tramped around Schönbrunn Palace all morning without (hopefully) complaining. Inside the … [Read more...] about Children’s Museum in Schönbrunn Palace