Vienna: Imperial Treasury in the Hofburg Palace

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Step into a world of opulence and marvel at the relics of a bygone era. Behold the dazzling jewels that once adorned the Habsburg royal family, and get up close to the exquisite original pieces worn by the iconic Empress Elisabeth herself.


Delve into the majestic world of the Habsburgs within the storied Swiss Wing of the Hofburg Palace, where centuries of imperial splendor await. Behold the dazzling jewels that once adorned the Habsburg dynasty, including one of the largest emeralds on the globe, a testament to the former glory of this storied royal house. You'll also have the chance to marvel at the fabled treasures of the Order of the Golden Fleece, as well as the exquisite collections of 15th-century Burgundy and the cradle of Napoleon II, the King of Rome. Be enchanted by the exquisite jewelry worn by Hapsburg empresses and princesses, as well as remnants of the original treasures of the beloved Empress Elisabeth. As you wander through the exhibits, discover fabled relics like the 8th-century Holy Lance, the world's largest cut emerald, the majestic agate bowl rumored to be the Holy Grail, and even the horn of a mythical unicorn.

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