Imperial Bad Ischl
The emperor celebrated 81 birthdays in his summer residence. In honor of Franz Joseph I. Bad Ischl celebrates its most famous guest every year.
House Habsburg in Bad Ischl
Even before the town became the summer residence of Emperor Franz Joseph I. in the 19th century, several emperors and other members of the family stayed here.
Emperor Friedrich III. raised Ischl to a market in 1466, while Emperor Maximilian I. confirmed the award of a coat of arms in 1514. Emperor Ferdinand I. opened the underground construction of the Ischler salt mine in 1563.