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"The fountain" Belvedere Palace & Gardens Tip by iandsmith

Belvedere Palace & Gardens, Vienna: 183 reviews and 360 photos


The wintry sky hung like a pall over the scene, lending atmosphere to the starkness of a fountain in winter. No water moving. Icicles hanging here and there. A thaw, however slight, reflecting the sun's yellow pallor in a small pool.
It was gloom personified and I looked on with a fascination that locals would have found hard to uderstand.
As the atmosphere enveloped me I revelled in it. A moody day in a classic garden. Wonderful.

Address: the baroque castle of Prinz Eugen
Directions: Between Schweizergarten & Schwarzenbergplatz
Phone: +43 1 79557134

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 14, 2004
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