Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Vienna - Schloss Belvedere to the Canal (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Vienna - Schloss Belvedere to the Canal (PDF Chapter)

If you only see one palace in Vienna, make it Schloss Belvedere. What giddy romance is evoked in its sumptuously frescoed baroque halls. Belvedere is overwhelming in both scale and substance, and engrosses from start to finish.

draw breath as you ramble through Schloss Belvedere’s lavishly frescoed apartments, sculpture-strewn gardens and a gallery home to the ultimate embrace: Klimt’s The Kiss

be dazzled by Hundertwasser’s wonky floors, madcap mosaics and hallucinatory colours at KunstHausWien

rewind a century to the dawn of a modernist age at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst

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