Think of European palaces and you obviously think of delicate facades, dramatic fountains, lofty spires, lush tapestries, timeless works of art, and, of course, tropical … [Read more...] about The Imperial butterfly house
The Hofburg winter palace
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The Imperial apartments represent one part of the self-guided tour of the Sisi Museum and Hofburg interiors, sending you through around 20 rooms that offer intriguing clues to … [Read more...] about The Kaiserappartements (Imperial apartments)
The first stop on the self-guided tour of the Hofburg takes you into the Sisi Museum, dedicated to the reality and myth of perhaps the most enigmatic of all Habsburg … [Read more...] about The Sisi Museum
NB: the Silberkammer closed in April 2023 for a significant length of time for extensive renovation work. I don't have a date for the reopening, but expect changes to the … [Read more...] about The Silberkammer (Imperial silver collection)
If you want to plunge into the world of courtly life, love and even lavatories, you're in the right place with a look inside the Hofburg complex. What's on the … [Read more...] about Sisi Museum & Hofburg tour