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"Parking lot nearby available. Palace is beautiful. Takes 2,5 hours to visit"
reviewed 4 days ago by RobTheF
There is a parking lot just 200 meters away from the palace.
You can buy your entrance tickets online.
The park itself is free, but entrance to the palace needs a ticket.
You get a get an audio tour. It explains a lot of history, which was useful.
The gardens are huge. We only spent 30 minutes there, but you...
The garden of Schonbrunn Palace are an attraction in there own and this is due the several aspects that you will discover as you walk through.
First thing - gardens are open for visitor - entrance is free... so nothing to pay here ... people of Vienna are walking or jogging on regular bases in the gardens - and tourist...
The territory of the zoo is very large. A zoo plan is issued, which is very useful and interesting. Spending the whole day here with children is very interesting and informative. The enclosures with animals are very large, it seems that the animals here are good and safe. There are a lot of animals. Some live in enclosures in enclosed...
The only place we found to sit after a walk in the zoo. Located exactly at the exit of the zoo. Beautifully decorated. Since it was autumn, the decorations were in the style of autumn. The waiters were busy enough, but in time. We ate a couple of sandwiches.
After touring in the gardens and the palace we had a light lunch and a glass of Muscateller in Jausen Station. It was a moment of peace. The restaurant looks like a pavilion, the atmosphere was serene, jazz music, sunshine and only a few people! I fully recommend this small cafe, restaurant situated in the Schönbrunn gardens.
The cafe is distinctly situated on top of the hill overlooking the Schonnbrunn.
I ordered a Kaiserschmarrn (roughly translated as "King's Mess"), which essentially consists of scredded pancakes. Emperor Franz Joseph, who loved this dish, supposedly popularized it.
The pancakes were first caramelized with sugar and butter, and then broken into pieces of irregular size, each roughly 1cm in thickness....