Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Behind The Gate

After entering the Belvedere gate, you can throw a first glance at the baroque Upper Belvedere Palace, designed by Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt and constructed for Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663-1736). Today the Prince´s summer residence houses the permanent collection of the "Österreichische Galerie Belvedere" museum: Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. For a photo of the Palace from the garden side please click here.

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