"Belvedere - Austrian Gallery" Belvedere Palace & Gardens Tip by Gillianina

Belvedere Palace & Gardens, Vienna: 182 reviews and 355 photos

  Me with Belvedere in the background
by Gillianina
 
 

Commissioned by Prince Eugene of Savoy to Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, as summer residence outside the walls of the city.
The palace, built in Baroque style, consist of two palaces (Upper and Lower Belvedere). A majority of the rooms were adapted to house the Austrian Art Gallery.

In the upper Belvedere there?s the Austrian Gallery of the 19th and 20th Centuries: Austrian and international art, the largest collection of Klimt paintings, works of the French impressionists, the most important paintings of the Viennese Biedermeier era (with works by Waldmüller, Amerling, and Fendi) and major paintings by Romako, Makart, Boeckl, Wotruba, Hausner, Lehmden, Hundertwasser and many others.

The Lower Belvedere hosts the Museum of Medieval Art and Baroque Museum

Open:
Tue-Sun 10a.m.-6p.m.
(last admission 5.30 p.m., 28. Oct. - 25. March till 4.30 p.m. only)

Address: Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Wien
Directions: Upper Belvedere
3., Prinz-Eugen-Str. 27
tram D: Schloss Belvedere
tram O, 18, bus 13A: Südbahnhof

Lower Belvedere:
3., Rennweg 6a
tram 71: Unteres Belvedere

Phone: 795 57-134
Website: http://www.belvedere.at/

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  • Written Nov 1, 2003
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