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Belvedere

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Free entry to Upper and Lower Belvedere

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Upper Belvedere: Normal Price: Adult: €16,00; Child: free

Lower Belvedere: Closed for renovation until summer 2021

The Belvedere is one of the world’s most beautiful and important museums and one of Vienna’s most visited sights. Originally located in the vineyards outside the Imperial City, the two Belvedere palaces, which are connected by a unique baroque garden, were built as Prince Eugene of Savoy’s summer residence. The Upper Belvedere – built between 1717 and 1723 – rises above the surrounding area at the top of a hill, providing a magnificent view of Vienna. At the lower end of the extensive, gently sloping park, lies the Lower Belvedere, built between 1714 and 1716. Built for Prince Eugene of Savoy’s private use, the preserved staterooms reflect the baroque splendour and savoir vivre.

Highlights

  • The collection Vienna 1880-1914, including the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings, including the famous Art Nouveau works “The Kiss (Lovers)” and “Judith”.
  • Key works of French impressionism by Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Edouard Manet, Camille Pissarro, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
  • The greatest collection of Viennese Biedermeier art, including works by Friedrich von Amerling and Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller.

Did you know:

  • - …that the name Belvedere, meaning “beautiful view”, goes back to the times of Empress Maria Theresa, who acquired the property soon after Prince Eugene’s death and after the famous painter of vedute (highly detailed landscapes) Bernardo Bellotto immortalised the view in a large-scale painting in the 18th century, it became known as “Belvedere view”?
  • - …that the Imperial Gallery was opened to the public in 1781, making the Upper Belvedere one of the world’s first museums open to the public?
  • - …the Austrian State Treaty was signed by the representatives of the Allied occupying powers and the Austrian government at Belvedere on 15 May 1955?

Suggestion

Please present your Vienna PASS directly at the entrance to the showrooms! You do not have to queue at the box office.

Things to see

The magnificent state rooms in the Upper Belvedere which now are a permanent home to the highlights of the Belvedere collection, from the Middle Ages to the present day.

The highly structured, terraced palace gardens designed by garden designer Dominique Girard. Filled with countless fountains and basins, mythological sculptures, ground ornaments and flowerbeds, it connects the two palaces.

The state rooms of Prince Eugene, such as the Marble Hall, the Marble Gallery, the Gold Cabinet, adjoining orangery and ornate stables in the Lower Belvedere.

Hint

Please note the Upper Belvedere Palace is one of Vienna’s most popular attractions and can be crowded, especially during the main season and on holidays. We recommend that you plan your visit between 10 am and 11 am or between 3 pm and 5 pm. Between 11am and 2pm there may be waiting times.

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Upper Belvedere

Monday10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
Thursday10:00 - 18:00
Friday10:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Lower Belvedere - Closed for renovation until summer 2021

Public

Metro: U1 Hauptbahnhof (15min)
Tram: O, 18: Quartier Belvedere; D:Schloss Belvedere
Train: Quartier Belvedere

Hop On Hop Off

Route: Yellow Line
Bus Stop: Schloss Belvedere

Address

Prinz Eugen-Straße 271030 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 79 557 0


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