A Visit To The Belvedere Palace In Vienna, Austria
Belvedere Palace

Belvedere Palace is located in the Vienna’s third district.

Belvedere Palace in Vienna Austria

Are you looking for tips on what to do in Vienna?

Without a shadow of a doubt, a holiday in Vienna is incredible. This is mainly because the Austrian capital is a magical city.

There are many reasons why travelers visit this beautiful city. From the classical music scene, to the architecture, to theatre and to the history, just to mention but a few.

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Vienna, Austria

This city has a rich history waiting to be discovered as well as the Vienna’s modern culture.

✦ Why You Should Visit Belvedere Palace

This beautiful palace was built by Prince Eugene as his summer residence. It is one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks.

The palace is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Belvedere Palace, Vienna Austria

Belvedere Palace consists of two buildings. These includes the Upper and Lower Belvedere.

These two buildings are connected by a stunning baroque garden. This garden features beautiful sculptures, fountains, and cascades.

The Gardens of Belvedere Palace  in Vienna
The Gardens

What To Expect From The Belvedere Palace

Today, the two buildings host museums.

They house the greatest collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Certainly, the Upper Belvedere has a great setting for an art museum. The museum itself houses the masterpiece The Kiss by Klimt which is worth seeing.

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Upper Belvedere

In addition, it’s complemented by the work of international artists such as Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, and Max Beckmann.

There are also other great pieces of art.

In the real sense, the art lovers, cannot miss out on the chance to see and to learn more about this unique collection of paintings in the Upper Belvedere.

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Lower Belvedere

On the other hand, the Lower Belvedere houses temporary exhibitions.

Last but not least, if art is nothing for you, the palace has a beautiful baroque park.

The gardens have very comfortable seats and a nice walking track. You can also visit the park if you love running even when on a holiday.

Belvedere Palace

✦ Some Tips

  • You can buy separate tickets for Upper and Lower Belvedere if you want to visit only one of them
  • It is relatively easy to get there by all means of public transport or even on foot from the city center
  • The audio guide costs extra
  •  It is free of charge to visit the gardens
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