23 August 2009

Laxenburg




Laxenburg is a little village outside of Vienna which was used by the Austiran Imperial Family as Summer Residence. This traditiion was started with Emperor Karl VI. and continued by his daughter Maria Theresia. It was here where Emperor Franz Josef I. and Empresess Elisabeth (Sisi) spend their honeymoon and two of their children where born there. Also their only son Crown Prince Rudolf and his wife Stephanie spend their honeymoon there and their daughter Elisabeth was born at Laxenburg. The Castle Park who orignally was a big hunting Area is dating back to the 13th Century as is the old Castle. It orignally belonged to the Lords of Lachsenburg and is the died without male heirs it later cam into the posession of the Habsburgs. T

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The parish Church of Laxenburg


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Statue of Emperor Franz Josef I.



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The Blue Court (Blauer Hof) from the Castle Place

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The Gardenside of the Blue Court (Blauer Hof)


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Entrance to the Castle Park



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The Old Castle


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The Emperor Franz Statue

The Franzensburg

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The Knights Vault (Rittergruft)



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The Knights Columne (Rittersäule)



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1 comment:

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Thanks for sharing . The pictures are beautifull and infermation is helpfull