"Palace, Park and Zoo" Top 5 Page for this destination Schönbrunn by Anjutka
Schönbrunn Travel Guide: 83 reviews and 206 photos
It was a surprise for me to find Schoenbrunn in the VT places database. Surprising because it is in the middle of Vienna. So I build a page on it because we have been a full day in Schoenbrunn (the only one significant activity in Vienna outside of Schoenbrunn on this day was a visit to Tichy's Icecream palace to enjoy Europe's best icecream.)
Schoenbrunn was built to compete with Versailles. I still have not seen Versailles but I heard of most who have seen both that Schoenbrunn is nicer.
It is a tremendous park stretching around the Palace and up a hill crowned by the "Gloriette". offering one of the finest views of Vienna. The park is in French style. of course.
Quite a big part of the Western park is the zoo. It was founded 250 years ago and is the oldest existing zoological garden in the world. And since a perfect renovation a couple of years ago it became one of the most modern zoos in the world.
- Pros:Some of the most spectacular Vienna sights concentrated here
- Cons:Crowded, of course
- In a nutshell:A must for a first time Vienna visitor
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