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Schonbrunner Gardens, Vienna

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World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Park
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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  • After visit around the palace, great to get to relax in the superb gardens behind the palace. The formal gardens are exceptionally well kept and only criticism would be a lack of colour in some...  more »
  • One of the biggest palaces in Vienna. Unlimited gardens and very beautiful architecture. Get ready for a big walk.  more »

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