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The original chapel of the Imperial Palace, built in Gothic style 1447-1449, was redone in Baroque style.
The original chapel of the Imperial Palace, built in Gothic style 1447-1449, was redone in Baroque style. On Sundays and Catholic holidays, the Court Musicians perform here. This group is made up of members from the Vienna Boys Choir, as well as performers from the orchestra and choir of the Vienna State Opera.
Hofburg, Michaelerkuppel, Vienna, Austria
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The newest and largest section of the Imperial Palace
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