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Satellite View of Schönbrunn Palace using Google Earth Data

Satellite view is showing the baroque styled Schönbrunn Palace, one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria and today one of the major tourist attractions in Vienna, Austria's capital city.
The palace and gardens illustrate the tastes, interests, and aspirations of various Habsburg monarchs. Emperor Leopold I commissioned architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach to design a new palace that follows that of the Palace of Versailles. Construction began in 1696 and after three years the first festivities were held in the newly built middle part of the palace.
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External Links:
Schloss Schönbrunn
Official website of Schönbrunn Palace.
Hofburg Wien
Hofburg Vienna, for centuries the center of the Habsburg empire.
Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
UNESCO World Heritage entry for Schönbrunn
Wikipedia: Schönbrunn Palace
Wikipedia article about Schönbrunn Palace.

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