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Hofburg is the Imperial Palace in Vienna, and the pride of the whole Austria.

The build of the palace has begun in the 13th century.

The oldest part of the Hofburg Complex is the Schweizerhof with its famous entrance the Swiss Gate.

The Amalienburg and the Leopoldinische Trakt, the Michaelertrakt and the National Library are parts of the ancient wing of the palace.

Neue Burg is the newest part of the building.
That was built in the year 1913, before the beginning of the First World War.

The Burggarten is a splendid component of the beauty of the palace, and the Heldenplatz ? the Place of the Heroes is a popular and well-known place in front of the Neue Burg.

Hofburg was the home of the Habsburgs and now it is a place for relaxing and edification for many tourists that come here, but also for the Viennese that have an attraction for the history.

Address: 1 Vienna, Michaelerplatz 1
Directions: Metro U1 - Station Stephansplatz,
Metro U3 - Station Herrengasse,
Tramway 1,2,D,J
Bus 57A

Website: http://www.hofburg-wien.at

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  • Updated Apr 3, 2008
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