Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Schonbrunn Palace Vienna
Schonbrunn Palace Vienna
Schönbrunn Palace is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria. To all the listed ensemble includes in addition to the castle itself, the park with its numerous buildings, fountains and statues, and the zoo. The end of 1996, the area of the UNESCO declared a World Heritage Site.
The castle was from 1569 to the property of the Habsburg royal family and became the property of the Republic after the end of the monarchy. The entire property has been since the beginning of the 14th century as; Katterburg; called and served as a hunting lodge. Emperor Matthias should according to a legend during one of his hunting trips in 1612 to the beautiful fountains have discovered who gave the estate its name later. To 1642, the Empress was at this point a pleasure palace building called the Palace and was known for his busy social life.
After the destruction by the Turks, the present building was built in the late 17th century. Until the mid-18th century it was redesigned again and again. At that time people were staying at Schloss Schönbrunn about 1500th To the renovation work, the establishment of a castle theater by Empress Maria Theresa belonged. After the death of Maria Theresa Schönbrunn Palace remained uninhabited and was used until the beginning of the 19th century as a summer residence.
The original game reserve from the time of Katterburg was from 1695 in the; Lustgarten Palace; transformed. Its present form became the castle grounds by Maria Theresa. The garden consists of the Schönbrunn in the valley of the river Wien, a palm house and a large zoo, which has existed for 250 years and is considered the oldest in the world.
In the years 1805 and 1809 Schönbrunn was occupied twice by Napoleon. so the castle was also political significance. Prussia and France signed here in 1805, a peace treaty. In 1809, France and Austria joined the here; Treaty of Schönbrunn ;. In this treaty Austria lost among other Trieste and parts of Carinthia and Croatia. After the fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna took place on the political reorganization of Europe during the years 1814-1815.
Length: 63 cm
Width: 24 cm
Height: 11 cm
Scale: 1: 300