A former residence of the Habsburg monarchs, Schonbrunn Palace reflects centuries of imperial Austrian history. Emperor Leopold I commissioned the palace at the end of the 17th century, but it was not for another 50 years that the palace became a focal point of court life, playing host to many European statesmen. The gardens are landscaped according to Baroque standards, forming a unit with the palace, and remain almost unchanged since the 1700s. The grounds include the oldest zoo in the world, Schonbrunn Zoo, home to more than 700 species of animals. You can explore the 1,441-room palace by purchasing a ticket; you'll find many different ticket options, which vary according to how many rooms you want to visit. Whichever option you choose, you'll follow an audio guide through the Rococo-styled rooms, listening to the stories related to each. To visit Schonbrunn Palace on your trip to Vienna, use our Vienna online day trip planner .
Tours to Schonbrunn Palace
Skip-the-Line Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour and Vienna Historical City Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $61
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Schönbrunn Palace Audio-Guided Tour, Dinner and Concert BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $113
Duration: 6 to 8 hours
HOP ON HOP OFF City Tour Variations BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $34
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
Schonbrunn Palace Reviews
Bu saray Viyana'da yapılacaklar listesinde hep 1 numara; gidince nedenini anlıyorsunuz. Habsburg hanedanını ve Avusturya-Macaristan İmparatorluğunu anlamak, tarih dolu bir gün geçirip ardından arkasın... more »This palace is always number one on the to-do list in Vienna; When you're gone, you know why. Understanding the Habsburg dynasty and the Austro-Hungarian empire, having a day full of history and then relaxing in the wonderful garden behind it is a great plan to spend 1 full day.
Diese Schloss muss man einfach besichtigen. Wie das gepflegt wird rund ums Schloss ist einmalig. Wir hatten natürlich noch sehr schönes Wetter. Sonne pur und 21 Grad. more »This castle is easy to visit. How this is maintained around the castle is unique. Of course, we still had very nice weather. Pure sun and 21 degrees.
Absolutely amazing. Love visiting Vienna as well as Schönbrunn Palace all year long. Each season is special for it's own reason! You simply travel back in time. I must admire as well the gardens. Either for a romantic walk or for running. To conclude, it's something that you shouldn't miss while in Vienna.
I really loved this place. There is definitely a lot to see, definitely worth the money. We spent there half of day. Loved what we saw. On top of it there is the zoo really close. I was impressed how clean and green was everything around. There is a huge park as well. Pretty much a forest. You can buy a ticket offer online. And visit 3 palaces with that offer. You won't regret it!
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