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Accessibility & How to find us



The Imperial Chapel has no own barrier-free access. We ask people with walking disabilities who want to visit the chapel to contact our office.

Barrier-free seats are available for the Sunday Holy Mass and can be reserved up to one week before the Sunday Mass. 

Contact: office@hofmusikkapelle.gv.at


How to find us

The Imperial Chapel is situated right above the entrance of the Treasury, at Schweizerhof of the Wiener Hofburg in the city center of Vienna.

On foot:

You can reach Schweizerhof from multiple directions:

  • from Innerer Burghof (via Michaelerplatz, Ballhausplatz or Heldenplatz)
  • from Josefsplatz, passing through two tunnels separated by Kapellenhof
  • from Burggarten, where you take a passageway starting on the left of the Palmenhaus, which leads to Kapellenhof and further, through another tunnel, into Schweizerhof

Public transport:

Subway: U3 (Station Herrengasse or Volkstheater), U2 (Volkstheater), U1 (Stephansplatz or Karlsplatz), U4 (Karlsplatz)

Tram: 1, 2, 71, D, 46, 49

Bus: 2A, 3A

By car:

Parking is possible either on public streets and parking lots: Bellariastraße/Schmerlingplatz, Rathausplatz, Morzinplatz

Or in underground car parks: Operngarage, Freyung, Museumsquartier