Palais Esterházy: Oldest Building on Vienna's Kärntner Strasse Restored

Lifestyle & TravelLuxury Goods ♦ Published: April 6, 2019; 12:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

Casino Wien, a subsidiary of CASAG Casinos Austria AG, is investing in the preservation of the venerable Palais Esterházy at Wiener Kärntner Straße 41. The heritage-protected facade will be restorated from summer 2019.

Casino Wien at Kärntner Straße 41, 1010 Vienna / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Extrawurst [CC BY-SA 3.0 (]

The legendary Casino Vienna has been housed in the oldest building on Kärntner Strasse, the Palais Esterházy, since 1968.

In 1678 the Palais received its present appearance with the baroque façade.

The current location of the palace was originally occupied by two different houses, which were not united until the beginning of the 15th century.

In 1684 this…