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Travel Austria Vienna Palaces Lakshmi Sharath

Music lures you the moment you enter Vienna. Men from the medieval world charm you to buy tickets for the Mozart concert. It’s a land from a fairytale and I feel as if I have just stepped inside a postcard. Palaces, parks, fountains, museums and cathedrals greet me at every corner.

The splendorous palaces of Vienna

March 6, 2013

The moment you step into Vienna, the capital of Austria, you feel like you are entering a medieval world of classical music and royalty.

LAKSHMI SHARATH spends time exploring the two main palaces – the Schonbrunn (or the summer palace) and the Hofburg (or the winter palace).