Schönbrunn Zoo - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Schönbrunn Zoo
Schönbrunn Zoo was established by the Habsburgs in the park of Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna’s 13th district of Hietzing in 1752 and is today the world’s oldest zoo that is still in operation. It presents around 8,000 animals from 700 species on an area of 17 hectares. Anthony Sheridan’s zoo rankings recognised Schönbrunn Zoo as the best zoo in Europe five times in a row.
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Top Trips and Tours in Austria
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Attractions Near Schönbrunn Zoo
0.24km from Schönbrunn Zoo
A large greenhouse in Vienna, Austria featuring plants from around the world, which was opened in 1882. It is the most prominent of the four greenhouses in Schönbrunn Palace Park, and is also among the largest botanical exhibits of its kind in the world, with around 4,500 plant species.
0.61km from Schönbrunn Zoo
Café Gloriette is housed in this splendid building. Delicious pastries and a magnificent view of Vienna await you here.And every Sunday morning, there is a brunch with live music ranging from the classics to jazz. It was used as a dining hall and festival hall as well as a breakfast room for emperor Franz Joseph I. The dining hall, which was used up until the end of the monarchy, today has a café in it, and on the roof an observation platform overlooks Vienna.
Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna
0.7km from Schönbrunn Zoo
The Imperial Carriage Museum in the palace park of Schönbrunn Palace presents carriages and exquisite items of clothing of the Habsburgs. The remains of the more than 600 vehicles of the fleet used by the Viennese court are kept in the Imperial Carriage Museum. Splendid representational carriages of the imperial family can be seen.
0.85km from Schönbrunn Zoo
Schönbrunn Palace is one of Austria's most important cultural assets, and since the 1960s has been one of Vienna's major tourist attractions, which attracts thousands of visitors. The 1,441-room Rococo palace is one of the most important architectural, cultural, and historic monuments in the country. The history of the palace and its vast gardens spans over 300 years, reflecting the changing tastes, interests, and aspirations of successive Habsburg monarchs.
Technisches Museum Wien mit Österreichischer Mediathek
1.5km from Schönbrunn Zoo
This majestic museum offers extraordinary insights into the world of technology in a space of 22,000 square meters. The unique exhibits, from the past to the future, make the museum a showplace for exciting technological developments. The permanent exhibition categories include: Nature and Knowledge: astronomy, principals, physics; Heavy industry: mining, iron, steel; Energy; Mass production - luxury goods; Everyday life - directions for use and so more.
3.09km from Schönbrunn Zoo
The Mariahilfer Strasse is a fancy, nineteenth century shopping boulevard in Vienna. In the last decades it became very heavy with traffic.Hundreds of shops line its length of 1.8 kilometers – from flagship stores to boutiques and supermarkets. For young and old, every style and all price ranges, there are the right offers on Mariahilfer Straße.