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Hofburg Imperial Palace Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is it located?

    The Hofburg is located at the centre of Vienna and can best be reached by underground or other public transport. The entrance to the museums is directly below the great copper dome called the Michaelerkuppel.

  • How do I get there?

    You can take the underground U3 orange line to Herrengasse, Trams 1, 2 D and 71 to Burgring or Bus 1A and 2A to Hofburg.

  • What are the opening hours?

    It is open daily from 9am to 5:30 pm and until 6pm in the summertime.

Exploring Hofburg Imperial Palace

Perhaps the most well-known symbol of Vienna in terms of culture and heritage is the Hofburg Palace in the 1st district, which has housed highly important families over the decades. Occupied by the Habsurg monarchy, the Swiss courtyard dates back to the 13th century but it has since had sections added on to it, accounting for its huge size. The palace has also housed Emperors, from the first in 1273, to the last in 1918.

Accommodations near Hofburg Imperial Palace

There is a range of options for all travelers. The most popular hotel in Vienna is the Jupiter Apartment Dorotheergasse, which has been booked 5 times from our verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended Residence Graben Stephansplatz in Vienna as it has been reserved 5 times.

Sightseeing near Hofburg Imperial Palace

- Sigmund Freud Museum

If you’re a fan of Seigmund Freud and all things psychoanalysis, then head to Alsegrund, the 9th District for the Sigmund Freud Museum. The museum is the former home and office of Freud. Get a feel for his life and understand his work in the exhibition documenting his life at the Museum situated in Berggasse. Freud lived and worked in this simple house from 1891 to 1938 when he was forced to flee to England. The museum creators and Anna Freud, Sigmund’s youngest daughter, brought the house back to life with original furnishing and documents in 1971.

- Schoenbrunn Palace

This huge and extremely grand former imperial palace in the 15th district has 1,441 rooms. It was the summer residence of the former Emperor Franz Joseph. Today, it stands as one of the most important cultural monuments in the country and is now a well-loved tourist attraction. Inside, the rooms are decorated in the Rococo style – late Baroque about 18th century and draped in gold. The gardens are intricate and well kept, including a maze, tropical plants and the world’s oldest zoo. Enjoy the views of the palace and city from the Glorette.

Transportation near Hofburg Imperial Palace

Once in the city, getting around by public transport is straightforward either by subway, commuter rail line, tram, or bus, all of which provide frequent service.

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