The museum layout is not great but the works held in the museum are definitely worth seeing. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Great architecture and view over the garden to the city.

Lower Belvedere is smaller and more industrial and has a Methodist chapel, a Sikh Temple and borders to its north the high technology sludge, methane incinerator, a small industrial park, large waste incinerator and Joseph Bazalgette's Crossness Sewage Treatment Works and is closer to the railway station than Upper Belvedere. You can even share the same equipment if you have your own headsets and a spliter.We tried to go to the cafe but it is really small and hard to be seated. We only had time for the Upper one, which had a wide range of art including the painting of the Kiss by Klimt that most visitors want to see. View Upper and Lower Belvedere Palace Vienna, Wien Virtual Tour Great architecture and view over the garden to the city. ?any tips, Is Vienna worth it? We only had time for the Upper one, which had a wide range of art including the painting of the Kiss by Klimt that most visitors want to see. Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS). The complex was sold in 1752 to Maria Theresa by the prince’s heiress. Between the Upper and Lower Belvedere is a stunning baroque garden. Fortunately, it has been preserved as a museum. Built for Prince Eugene of Savoy’s private use, the preserved staterooms reflect the baroque splendour and savoir vivre. "Kiss" painting by Gustav Klimt is magnificent, you miss a lot if not see it. A total must see. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. 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. Later we returned and visiting the upper house to see The Kiss, a well presented gallery and enjoyable.

The ducks in the pond in the back are really cute. Tell me about public transport in Vienna and what are the costs? The building suffered heavy damage during World War II. We didn't pay at the Belvedere, just walked around the beautiful gardens, then the botanical garden (which I'm pretty sure will be nicer as the weather gets hotter). Well worth a visit, but plan and decide if you want to visit all parts as you can save on entry.

The lower Belvedere has an interesting exhibition of works by female artists but to be quite honest there is so much to see in the upper Belvedere that you're really not missing much if you skip the lower Belvedere. We only had time for the Upper one, which had a wide range of art including the painting of the Kiss by Klimt that most visitors want to see. We only had time for the Upper one, which had a wide range of art including the painting of the Kiss by Klimt that most visitors want to see.

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