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Schonbrunner Gardens, Vienna

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World heritage site · Garden · Historic Walking Area
The gardens of Schonbrunn palace--Schonbrunner Gardens--are as lavish and intricate as the palace itself. Within the gardens, you'll find a zoo, botanical garden, orangery, palm house, and a maze. Considered an extension of the palace, the gardens are accordingly designed with Baroque principles in mind. Notice the symmetry of the flowerbeds and strips of colored stones, which are inspired by embroidery patterns. Get lost in the maze, which was replanted in 1998 and closely follows the original layout. Find your way to the center, where you'll reach the viewing platform. Plan to visit Schonbrunner Gardens during your Vienna vacation using our convenient Vienna travel itinerary planner.
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  • Even in winter a nice place to visit although not many flowers are to be seen. It's a nice area to walk around and if you walk up the slope away from the castle towards the south you'll be rewarded...  more »
  • With covid parks are the best and even if all the attractions are closed this is a great one to walk and enjoy. Started from the upper side and then walked down all the way to palace and back on the.....  more »

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