Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family, is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site and is one of the most visited monuments in Vienna. In fact, the site of the palace and its spectacular gardens is one the most impressive and well preserved Baroque palace complexes in Europe. Visitors will find numerous attractions within the palace complex, including tours of the residential and ceremonial rooms of the palace, the extensive gardens and the Children’s Museum. The rooms that are open to the public, on guided tours are mostly decorated in Rococo style and are considered to be some of the most magnificent Rococo rooms in the world. With almost 40 rooms open to the public, from its 1441 rooms, visitors will need at least a couple of hours to explore the Schönbrunn Palace as well as the beautiful gardens surrounding it. The Schönbrunn Palace complex also features a palm house, with plants from all continents, and the oldest existing zoo in the world.
Will depend on chosen tour and the time of visit (season)
Open daily from 8.30am Closing time varies each season and is between 5pm/6.30pm
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The beautiful gardens, the impressive Baroque style palace, its splendid Rococo interior, the zoo
Muslim tourists visiting the Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens will not find prayer facilities within the complex; however they might be able to find a secluded area outdoors to offer their prayers. Muslim visitors unable to locate a suitable place within the property will be able to use the facilities at one of the many mosques in Vienna.
Visitors will find numerous cafés and restaurants spread out across the palace complex, while these outlets are not Halal certified, Muslim tourists are sure to find suitable vegetarian or seafood items on the menu. Those looking specifically for Halal cuisine will be able find several Halal restaurants in the city of Vienna.