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Vienna Austria Part 2: Gruner Veltliner by Rudi Pichler Belvedere Palace

We continue last Monday’s Vienna visit (see post) with a visit to Belvedere Palace:

Prince Eugene of Savoy had Belvedere built as his summer home on funds from defeating the Ottomans. The gardens stretch in orderly, endless fashion.

Thanks to small rooms and small collections, we can easily digest the medieval art, armor, sculpture, and paintings (the Klimt collection stunned us). Both complexes manage to feel cozy yet extravagant. Continue reading

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