Freyung District

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Freyung is a large square in the Innerring, or inner city, in the centre of a particularly aristocratic district. By the Middle Ages it had become a residential district for the nobility, hence the name Herrengasse or «Lords' Street». This is why, in the late 13C, the Habsburgs took up residence in the Hofburg just at the end of this street. The splendour of the district's numerous Baroque palaces has earned the capital of Austria its renown.

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Harrach Palace
Harrach Palace
Behind its elegant façade, the Harrach
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Kinsky Palace
Kinsky Palace
Built by Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt
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Freyung
Freyung
Freyung is a large triangular square, in
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Abbey of the Scots
Abbey of the Scots
The abbey houses a museum displaying
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Ferstel Palace
Ferstel Palace
Built by one of the great masters of
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Am Hof
Am Hof
This small quarter in the heart of the
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Harrach Palace
Harrach Palace
Behind its elegant façade, the Harrach
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Kinsky Palace
Kinsky Palace
Built by Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt
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Freyung
Freyung
Freyung is a large triangular square, in
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