Statue of Franz Josef


The Burggarten is home to a statue of Franz Josef in military garb.

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1. Burggarten

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Tucked behind the Hofburg, the Burggarten is a leafy oasis amid the hustle and bustle of the Ringstrasse and Innere Stadt. The marble statue of Mozart is…

2. Statue of Mozart

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The marble statue of Mozart is the most famous tenant of the Burggarten.

3. Schmetterlinghaus


Sharing the Habsburg’s personal Jugendstil glasshouse (1901) with the Palmenhaus bar in the Burggarten, the Schmetterlinghaus has hundreds of fluttering…

4. Neue Burg Museums

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Three Neue Burg museums can be visited on one ticket. The Sammlung Alter Musik Instrumente (Collection of Ancient Musical Instruments) contains a…

5. Papyrusmuseum

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Part of the Nationalbibliothek museum ensemble, along with the Esperantomuseum and Globenmuseum, the Papyrus Museum displays an interesting collection of…

6. Haus der Geschichte Österreich

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Opened within the Hofburg in 2018, Austria's first museum of contemporary history spans the period from the mid-19th century to the present. Exhibits,…

7. Albertina

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Once used as the Habsburgs' imperial apartments for guests, the Albertina is now a repository for an exceptional collection of graphic art. The permanent…

8. Helmut-Zilk-Platz

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Wedged between the Staatsoper and the Albertina, this square stands out for its Monument Against War & Fascism by Alfred Hrdlicka (1988). The series of…