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Palace Profile: The Belvedere Palaces

  January 7, 2018 at 4:00 am by

Lower Belvedere looking across the Belvedere Gardens towards Upper Belvedere Location: Vienna, Republic of Austria Built: 1712-1716 (Lower Belvedere); 1717-1723 (Upper Belvedere); 1945-1953 (renovation and restoration) Architect: Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt Commissioned By: Prince Eugene of Savoy Style: Baroque On The Palace Grounds: The Belvedere Gardens, Orangery and Palace Stables Current Owner: The Austrian State Current Use: Österreichische Galerie Belvedere (Art Gallery and Museum) Fun Fact: The treaty declaring Austrian Independence at the conclusion of World War Two was … Continue reading

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