The Belvedere Palace is a prime example of the extravagant architecture that was once constructed for Austrian royalty. Built in the early 18th century as the summer residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy, the palace's two buildings (Upper and Lower) have served myriad purposes over the years, from royal palace to impressive art gallery. Today, the gallery—housed in the Upper building—contains some renowned artwork, including works from the Middle Ages, Monet, Klimt, and much more. The magnificent gardens (free to enjoy) are the perfect place for travelers who want to escape the city center and enjoy some beautiful scenery. Leaving the bustle and reaching the Belvedere Palace can be easily done through Vienna’s public transportation system.
The Museum of Modern Art (referred to most often as mumok) boasts a collection of some 9,000 pieces... Read more