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View Belvedere Palace in 360 virtual tour

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In German, Belvedere means ‘beautiful views’ and this palace do justice to its name. The Belvedere Palace was built in the 1600’s by Prince Eugene Savor and is divided into two parts. The Upper Palace was the Prince’s party house, whereas the Lower Palace was his garden villa that was designed by architect Lucas von Hildebrandt. Back in the 17th century, Prince used the Upper palace to entertain his guests. Pay a visit there, and you will be mesmerized by the reflecting pool and the beautiful flower garden. The place currently has some of the best artworks in the entire city and displays Austrian art from the Middle Ages, with one of the biggest collections of Gustav Klimt. His famous painting ‘The Kiss’ is also a part of the extensive collection. When in the Belvedere Palace (Schloss Belvedere), don’t forget to check out the Lower Palace, as it was used as the living quarters and has beautiful gardens that will leave you in awe. In the Lower Belvedere houses, you will also be able to see the stables and staterooms. The Schloss Belvedere is extremely vast, so make sure that you allocate some time to simply wander around in the palace.