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Belvedere Palace 3-Hour Private History Tour in Vienna: World-Class Art in an Aristocratic Utopia
"Meet-up with your guide in morning or afternoon and begin your tour of the Belvedere complex an architectural masterpiece of a bygone aristocratic splendor designed to project a sense of earthly harmony (entrance fees not included). This terrestrial utopia was founded in the first decades of the 18th c. as a summer residence for Prince Eugene of one of the most successful military commanders in modern European history. Among the significant buildings of the 18th century the grandiose palace of the Upper Belvedere is a masterstroke of Baroque architecture while the surrounding formal gardens were inspired by classical antiquity. The great water basin in the upper parterre the tiered fountains and cascades peopled by nymphs and goddesses the marble statues of gods and heroes the intricacy of the wrought iron gates still testify to the legacy of Eugene’s significant patronage of the arts. In the Upper Belvedere
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Belvedere Palace 3-Hour Small Group History Tour in Vienna: World-Class Art in an Aristocratic Utopia
"The Belvedere complex is an architectural masterpiece of a bygone aristocratic splendor designed to project a sense of earthly harmony. This terrestrial utopia was founded in the first decades of the 18th c. as a summer residence for Prince Eugene of Sav one of the most successful military commanders in modern European history. Among the significant buildings of the 18th c. the grandiose palace of the Upper Belvedere is a masterstroke of Baroque architecture while the surrounding formal gardens were inspired by classical antiquity. The great water basin in the upper parterre the tiered fountains and cascades peopled by nymphs and goddesses the marble statues of gods and heroes the intricacy of the wrought iron gates still testify to the legacy of Eugene’s significant patronage of the arts. In the Upper Belvedere your guide will help you to explore the Baroque elements of the Festive room
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Small-Group History Walking Tour in Vienna: The City of Many Pasts
"Vienna is not just a city of one past but a city of many pasts. Delve into Vienna's past and present on an insightful 3-hour walking tour of its colorful history and architecture. Your tour begins at Michaelerplatz where the Hofburg the Habsburg’s imperial palace and seat of power since the thirteenth century dominates the square. Clockwise from the palace is the green and gray Loos House designed by Austrian architect Adolf Loos (1870 1933).From there the tour continues down Kohlmarkt and the Graben
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Belvedere Palace & Gardens Tips (182)

Belvedere Palace

on a Vienna revisit on December of 2016, I got the chance to see the Belvedere Gardens and it's Palace. at the back of the Gardens is a Panoramic View of Saint's Stephen Cathedral and the old Town.not...
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machomikemd
Jan 13, 2017

Upper Belvedere

History of Belvedere Palace complex and Upper Belvedere started when Prince Eugene of Savoy the most talented Austrian General for all history of that country bought the land here in 1697. It was the...
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Oleg_D.
Sep 19, 2016

Lower Belvedere

Lower Belvedere is the big park built in typical French style of the first half of XVIII century, otherwise this is the imitation of Versailles and other great parks of France. Orangery and Palace...
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Oleg_D.
Sep 19, 2016

Beautiful Palace

So, here is something I was confused by ... on the website it states the upper and lower Belvedere, but it doesn't explain what that means. So here is the answer ... these are 2 seperate buildings...
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jlanza29
May 02, 2016

The Belvedere Palace Gardens Revisited.

This palace is not far from the Soviet War Memorial and not far from our favourite Vienna hotel - Hotel am Konzerthaus, so we regularly visit. The gardens here are filled with beautiful statues and...
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IreneMcKay
Sep 12, 2015

Fountains in the Belvedere Gardens.

One of the most impressive things about the Belvedere Palace Gardens is that the gardens are filled with several spectacularly carved fountains. It is fun to simply wander around and take shots of the...
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IreneMcKay
Sep 12, 2015

Upper Belvedere - Good bye Klimt.

There are those who have visited the Upper Belvedere museum before March 2006 and have seen the Klimt's and those who came later and will not see them.You might have read about the case "Republic of...
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breughel
Mar 15, 2015

Belvedere - Palace & panorama.

In a previous review "Good bye Klimt" I mentioned the fate of some Klimt's who went to the USA to be sold at auctions. I visited the museum before but was less impressed by the collections than by the...
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breughel
Jan 29, 2015

Beautiful gardens to relax in

A visit to Belvedere is usually to see the major artworks displayed there, especially those of Gustav Klimt. But it's also well worth visiting just to enjoy the gardens, with a baroque palace at...
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colin_bramso
Aug 14, 2014

Beautiful gardens and buildings

A visit to Belvedere is usually to see the art collection, especially the Gustav Klimt works, but it's also well worth a visit just to spend time in the superb gardens.Beautiful baroque-style...
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colin_bramso
Aug 14, 2014

Walk in the Belvedere Gardens

The baroque gardens of Belvedere are one of my favourite walks in Vienna. The formal garden extends on a gentle slope between Prince Eugen’s two summer palaces known as the Upper and the Lower...
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Kathrin_E
Jan 30, 2014

Panorama of Vienna from Upper Belvedere

“Belvedere” translates to “beautiful view” and that’s what you can enjoy from the terrace behind the upper palace.In Eugen’s times the grounds were located on the outskirts of the city outside the...
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Kathrin_E
Jan 25, 2014
 
 
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Things to Do Near Belvedere Palace & Gardens

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Vienna Sightseeing Tours

To get an overview of the many, many historic buildings in Vienna we had booked a city tour. Again with Vienna Sightseeing Tours, even though I didn't have the best impression of them, (see my tourist...
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Schwarzenbergplatz

It is a landmark monument a little walk from the Belvedere palace. Situated on the Schwarzenbergplatz close to the Hochstrahlbrunnen fountain it was built in 1945 by the Soviet army to commemorate the...
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Heeresgeschichtliches Museum Wien -Museum of Military History

Construction of Vienna Arsenal started after the Revolution of 1848 in 1849 by new young Emperor Franz Joseph I. Two teams of architects were designing the project; one comprised Eduard Van Der Null...
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Wiener Konzerthaus

We were lucky enough to obtain tickets for a performance of Mahler's 3rd Symphony by the Weiner Symphonica Orchestra. Unfortunately we only saw the first 3 movements as we had mistaken the dates for...
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Ice Skating

If we had an extra day, we would have joined in! The Wiener Eistraum is an annual ice skating venue spread over much of the Rathauspark. This area contains two large oval skating rinks (where groups...
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Musikverein

The Musikverein (Music Society) maintains this ornate historic concert hall in the center of Vienna. The one concert I attended here was many years ago, so I have no photos of the inside, but you can...
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Getting to Belvedere Palace & Gardens

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Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Wien

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 18:00

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