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Vienna Sights

Palais Kinsky

  • Freyung 4 Map It
  • 1st District
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Updated 08/26/2014

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Just one of the architectural treasures that comprise the urban set piece of the Freyung, the Palais Kinsky is the square's best-known palace, and is one of the most sophisticated pieces of baroque architecture in the whole city. Built between 1713 and 1716 by Hildebrandt, it now houses Wiener Kunst Auktionen, a public-auction business offering artworks and antiques. If there's an auction viewing, try to see the palace's spectacular 18th-century staircase, all marble goddesses and crowned with a trompe-l'oeil ceiling painted by Marcantonio Chiarini.

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Freyung 4, Vienna, A-1010, Austria

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Updated 08/26/2014


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