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Discover Vienna - Palais Hotel

An excellent and advantageous location right in the heart of Vienna, only a short walk from many of the best-known sights, shopping boulevards, restaurants,  cafés and bars.

Nearby sights and attractions:

St. Stephen’s Cathedral  
Vienna’s most famous landmark is a 10-minute leisurely walk from the hotel. Right in the heart of the city and an ideal starting point to explore Vienna.

Kunstforum Wien 
Modern classics and avant-garde art paired with exciting special exhibitions - this gallery is a treasure trove for art lovers. Located in the 1st District and only a 5-minute walk from the hotel.

Imperial Palace (Die Hofburg) 
The magnificent former imperial residence offers a multitude of sights, such as the imperial apartments, the treasury and silver collection, the Sisi museum and the Spanish Riding School. The imperial chapel, Vienna’s boys-choir and the amazing ceremonial rooms of the Austrian national library are also in the palace.
Very close to the hotel, only a 10 minute walk away.

Clock and Watch Museum (Wiener Uhrenmuseum) 
An interesting display of chronometers of all shapes and forms is housed in a traditional Viennese building directly in the city centre. A journey through time! And only a 5-10 minute walk from the hotel.

Vienna by night – glance at the stars! The city’s oldest observatory is an architectural and historical landmark and also houses the famous Urania puppet theatre. 10 minute walk from the hotel.

House of Music (Haus der Musik) 
A modern and interactive museum, dedicated to sound and music, is situated in the city centre, a leisurely 10 - 15-minute walk from the hotel.

Kunsthaus Wien 
Colourful surfaces, irregular shapes, variety and diversity – all trademarks one associates with the painter Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The Kunsthaus houses a permanent Hundertwasser exhibition as well as seasonal contemporary art shows. Nearby you can find the “Hundertwasser-Haus”, Vienna’s most famous housing estate. Easily accessible within 5 minutes by tram line N or a leisurely 10 – 15-minute walk from the hotel.

Palais Liechtenstein 
This museum represents and shows the long tradition and history of the royal line of Liechtenstein as art collectors and patrons. By public transport approximately 15 minutes from the hotel.

Mozarthaus Vienna 
Situated in the Domgasse, right in the city centre and only a 10 – 15-minute walk from the hotel, this permanent exhibition is all about Mozart, his time, life and work.

Albertina Museum 
Situated directly behind the State Opera and only a 15-minute walk from the hotel, this gallery offers a comprehensive display of graphic arts and prints, as well as interesting seasonal exhibitions.

Stadtpark Vienna
Repose and linger in this wonderful and tranquil park with its famous Johann Strauss memorial. Situated in the 1st District, it’s an oasis of calm and recreation, only 15 minutes from the hotel.