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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

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).