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Address: Michaelerkuppel | Hofburg, Vienna 1010, Austria
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09:00 - 17:30
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Less opulent than one might think

Are you interested to witness the love of Emperor Franz Joseph for Sissi, or the latter's gym apparel? Visit this museum. You'll learn a lot about their lifestyle. Contrary to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Are you interested to witness the love of Emperor Franz Joseph for Sissi, or the latter's gym apparel? Visit this museum. You'll learn a lot about their lifestyle. Contrary to many royal apartments I have seen, these ones weren't as opulent and didn't hurt the eyes with too much gold or Rococo details. Beware, the apartments seem to have no... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Located in the Hofburg Palace and enter the same ticket here at the Museum of Sissi and state apartments. These are the apartments where lived Emperor Franz Joseph and his wife. It is interesting to see Spartan lifestyle of the Emperor of one of the most powerful European empires.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The Imperial Vienna Apartments are located in Hofburg Palace and show the private rooms to he Imperial Family and the way they used to live. It is a fantastic walk where a guided tour is highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Although not as opulent as some Imperial residences, the apartments do give an insight into how the Royalty lived. Unfortunately some of the furniture was being restored, but that's how it goes sometimes.

Thank Jenny D
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Kaiserappartments was located near the Spanish Riding School and Sisi Museum. There was a hugh horseman statue in front. Upon entering the museum, you could found beautifully furnished rooms inside and enable you to have a glimpse on the residence of Habsburg's family some 600 years ago and something concerned the unhappy living on the part of Empress Elisabeth/Sisi.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Be brought tickets earlier and planned to head back later in afternoon for this, knowing last entrance was 4:30. Arriving a few minutes before this we waited while the young lady at the front was arguing with a couple on whether they could go in or not (it was too late?). As we already had tickets and would not be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The rooms are displayed with original furnishings and it is so interesting to get a glimpse into how the imperial family lived. It is well laid out, very good value for money and an audio guide is included. Highly recommended. The whole area is very historic and goes back 600 years! Also the cafe had lovely coffee and cakes -... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

The tour starts with rooms filled with the fabulous cutlery ,crockery and cooking utensils needed to service the lavish entertaining at the palace and maintain such a large house hold of 5000. Gave an insight into the organisation required and made Downton Abbey look very tiny. Up the stairs to the apartments where we were given a glimpse of the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a museum in the Hofburg Palace where you can explore the residence of the Habsburgs for some 600 years. The rooms are restored to the way they looked when inhabited by the famous Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisaeth (Sisi). It's part of a series of museums in the palace complex. Recommended. It gets pretty crowded.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

The fact that Kaiserappartements is just next to the other historical architecture, it is so easy access and history lovers will truly appreciate the sight.

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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