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Belvedere

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  • Day18

    Vienna - Belvedere Palace

    June 27, 2016 in Austria

    We are only in Vienna for a day so it is going to be a busy day.

    First stop Belvedere Palace, Prince Eugene of Savoy 1663-1736 was a general and an art connoisseur, he built the Belvedere palace as his summer residence.

    Today, the Belvedere, one of the most important baroque buildings in Austria.

    The palace consists of two seperate buildings, the Upper and Lower Belvedere, which are connected by a stunning baroque garden

    Today it houses not only Austrian art from the Middle Ages to the present day, but also the world's largest Klimt collection, with the golden paintings "The Kiss" and "Judith" as the highlights. Masterpieces by Schiele and Kokoschka, as well as works of French Impressionism and the Vienna Biedermeier era round out the exhibition.

    Prince Eugene’s apartments and staterooms are located at the Lower Belvedere. The feudal splendor of the palace’s aristocratic original owner is reflected in the Hall of Grotesques, the Marble Gallery, and the Golden Room. The Lower Belvedere and the Orangery are used mainly for temporary exhibitions, while the Palace Stables are now home to some 150 objects of sacred medieval art that blend with the Baroque ambiance in a compelling fashion. The Palace Gardens are unfolding in strict symmetry along a central axis to the prestige building of the Upper Belvedere and features beautiful sculptures, fountains and cascades.
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  • Day18

    Belvedere Palace

    June 27, 2016 in Austria

    Nineteenth century Gustav Klimt is known for the highly decorative style of his works, his most famous being The Kiss.

    Gustav Klimt became known for the highly decorative style and erotic nature of his works, which were seen as a rebellion against the traditional academic art of his time.

    His most famous paintings are The Kiss and Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.

  • Day3

    Die Menschenmassen hier waren nicht nur an dem beeindruckenden Schloss und der Gartenanlage interessiert, sondern auch an der exklusiven Ausstellung von Werken Gustav's Klimt, ein Künstler der Wiener Moderne.
    Die Sammlung des Belvedere umfasst mehrere Tausend Werke aus 8 Jahrhunderten Kunstgeschichte. Es bietet einen neuen Blick auf die österreichische Kunst vom Mittelalter bis in die Gegenwart. Wir waren leider trotzdem nicht drin.Read more

  • Day20

    Wien

    August 3, 2017 in Austria

    Afternoon walk in 37 degree heat to Belvedere Palace. We found Klimpt - The Kiss and Judith. Also Picasso, Monet and Van Gogh (his last painting before his death).
    A 2k walk to the Mozart Statue and then a tram and a bus home.
    Mexican for dinner (next door) then home for a chat with Mattie in Dubai.

  • Day12

    Jardines de Belvedere

    August 23, 2015 in Austria

    Hemos ido a ver los jardines de Belvedere, que construyó el Príncipe Eugenio porque le gustaba mucho la jardinería. Están entre dos palacios que ahora son museos y a los que no hemos entrado, aunque en uno de ellos esta el Beso de Klint.

    En primavera tienen que ser una pasada pero ahora mismo, en el prematuro otoño vienés están un poco pelados.

    Como hoy es domingo aquí está todo chapado, así que hemos desayunado café para llevar y pretzels del badulaque que hay al lado del hotel. Están muy ricos!Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Belvedere, Schloss Belvedere, Palacio Belvedere, بيلفيدير, Belveder sarayı, Бельведэр, Белведере, Palau Belvedere, Belveder, Palais du Belvédère, बेल्वदर, Dvorac Belvedere u Beču, Belvedero, Castello del Belvedere, ベルヴェデーレ宮殿, ბელვედერის სასახლე, ಬೆಲ್ವೆಡೆರೆ, 벨베데레 궁전, Palazz Belvedere, بلودره, Slot Belvedere, Palais dau Bèlvéser, Belweder w Wiedniu, Palácio Belvedere, Palatul Belvedere, Бельведер, Belvedér, బెల్వెడెరే, Belvedere Sarayı, Cung điện Belvedere, 美景宮

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