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Liechtenstein Palace

The most eclectic and controversial building in all of Vienna, the Liechtenstein Palace has had a most eventful history. The construction of the Baroque staircase led to a dispute between the owner Johann Adam von Liechtenstein and the architect Domenico Martelli. During the last days of World War II, most of the roof and a great portion of the upstairs ballroom was destroyed in a plane crash. Reconstruction could not be afforded until 1974. The Liechtenstein Palace is currently being renovated and will be open to visitors in all its original beauty in the spring of 2013.

  • Built in 1691 as the first building in Vienna in the Baroque style, the Liechtenstein Palace was renovated between 1836 and 1847 in the Rococo style and thus displays an eclectic mix.
  • The Liechtenstein Palace boasts the most outstanding Baroque staircase in all of Vienna, which actually led to quite a bit of controversy.
  • The most expensive item of furniture in the entire world can be viewed there: The Badminton Cabinet, built in 1726 by the Medici, and sold to Hans Adam II. von Liechtenstein in 2004 for about € 25,000,000.

The Liechtenstein Palace can be found in the ninth district. The easiest way of getting around Vienna is by underground. From the U4 stop Rossauer Lände, it is a 300-metre walk. Alternatively, you can take the tramline D to Bauernfeldplatz. The Palace is open for guided tours from Monday to Friday from 9a.m. to 5:30p.m. Note that you have to register for these tours at info@palaisliechtenstein.com. (Check www.palaisliechtenstein.com to find out tour dates.) A tour costs € 20 per person. You can also book private tours for € 500 for up to 25 people.

Hotels near Liechtenstein Palace

175 hotels near Liechtenstein Palace

1 Stefanie Hotel

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Featuring an elegant decor and a warm hospitality, Stefanie Hotel welcomes you for an unforgettable vacation. GeneralThis metropolitan hotel in the 2nd District offers meeting room that can host... More

2 Hotel Am Parkring

4 stars
4.5 / 5 8 reviews

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Cordial hospitality and top quality services are offered to guests at Hotel Am Parkring Vienna. Along with its amenities, this hotel also offers personalised services and Southern hospitality.... More

3 Small Luxury Hotel Das Tyrol

4 stars
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Offering host of amenities, Das Tyrol Hotel Vienna is a perfect venue for a pleasant as well as relaxing stay. General You can feel relieved and totally relaxed after a visit to the sauna and... More

4 Hotel Amadeus Vienna

4 stars
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The elegant Hotel Amadeus Vienna makes for an ideal base for travellers looking to discover the wonders of heritage-rich Vienna. On a clear day, tourists can explore the historic centre of Vienna... More

5 City Central Hotel

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The City Central Hotel Vienna is probably all that a seasoned business or leisure traveller can want in a hotel. GeneralBehind the stylish facade, the properties lavish architecture will impress... More

6 Hotel De France

5 stars
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Surrounded by numerous attractions, the elegant and luxurious De France Hotel Vienna is an ideal place for guests travelling on both leisure and business. GeneralThe hotel also offers 8... More

7 Hotel Pension Continental

4 stars
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8 The Ring

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The Ring Vienna's Casual Luxury Hotel offers quality accommodation and convenient facilities to make the guests feel comfortable. Some of the major city attractions include Danube Tower, Imperial... More

9 Hotel Royal

4 stars
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Offering a modest yet sufficient range of services and facilities alongside the warm welcome, the Royal Hotel provides you with all requirements to enjoy this fantastic city to the maximum. ... More

10 Pertschy Palais Hotel

4 stars
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Travellers in a corporate trip or vacation in the heart of Vienna find suitable base at the sleek accommodations housed in a historic 18th century palace of Pertschy Palais Hotel. This elegant bed... More