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Vienna Sights

Schweizertor (Swiss Gate)

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  • 1st District
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Updated 08/26/2014

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Dating from 1552 and decorated with some of the earliest classical motifs in the city, the Schweizertor leads from In der Burg through to the oldest section of the palace, a small courtyard known as the Schweizer Hof. The gateway is painted maroon, black, and gold, giving a fine Renaissance flourish to the building's facade.

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Hofburg, Vienna, A-1010, Austria

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Updated 08/26/2014


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