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Palais Schwarzenberg.

Palais Schwarzenberg is a Baroque palace in front o Schwarzenbergplatz, Landstraße, the 3rd district o Vienna, Austria. It is owned bi the princely Hoose o Schwarzenberg.

Construction started in 1697 under the architect Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt an finished with alterations in 1728 under Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. Construction was supervised bi Anton Erhard Martinelli. In 1751, a riding school and an orangery were added. The richly decorated Marmorgalerie (marble gallery) is one o the lairgest features in the palace.

Today, parts o it are a five star hotel an the building is uised for festivities an events.

It doubled as James Bond's hotel in the 1987 film The Living Daylights. It is currently closed for refurbishment.