Experience the famous Lipizzaner horses in the royal ambience of the Imperial Palace.
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Fascinating treasures from the possessions of the Habsburgs, among them a "unicorn" almost two and a half meters long, are exhibited here together with the crown of Emperor Rudolf II (1552-1612). The orb and scepter, the insignia of the imperial house of Austria, were symbols of might and dignity for centuries. These pieces are set with valuable jewels; they and the intricately worked jewelry are not only witnesses of history, they are also worth a fortune.
The entrance to the Treasuries can be found in the Schweizerhof, whose name is reminiscent of the Swiss Guard that was once posted here.
Wheelchair rental (reserve at least one day ahead)
Exhibition rooms: 20 steps and elevator.
Old Spiritual Treasury (exhibition rooms of the treasuries next to the Hofburg chapel): Can only be reached from outside via steps.