Botanischer Garten

Schloss Belvedere to the Canal

These botanic gardens, belonging to the Vienna University, have tropical glasshouses and 11,500 species from six continents, including wonders such as Chinese dwarf bamboo, ginkgo biloba, tulip trees and Japanese plum yews.

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Nearby Schloss Belvedere to the Canal attractions

1. Oberes Belvedere

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Rising splendidly above the gardens and commanding sweeping views of Vienna’s skyline, the Oberes Belvedere, at Schloss Belvedere, is one of Vienna’s…

2. Alpengarten

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This Japanese-style garden has a rockery nurturing alpine species. The tranquil garden is at its fragrant, colourful best from spring to summer, when…

3. Belvedere Gardens

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The three-tiered garden that unfurls between the two Belvederes was laid out in classical French style by Dominique Girard, a pupil of André le Nôtre of…

4. Schloss Belvedere

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A masterpiece of total art, Schloss Belvedere is one of the world’s finest baroque palaces. Designed by Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668–1745), it was…

5. Unteres Belvedere

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Built between 1714 and 1716, Lower Belvedere, at Schloss Belvedere, is a treat of baroque delights. Highlights include Prince Eugene’s former residential…

6. Belvedere 21

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The modernist, glass-and-steel Austria Pavilion, designed by Karl Schwanzer for Expo 58 in Brussels, has been reborn as Belvedere 21, with exhibitions…

7. Arenbergpark

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Laid out as a private park for Hungarian prince Nikolaus Esterházy in 1785, Arenbergpark is now an appealing garden, with leafy avenues, lawns and, most…

8. Heeresgeschichtliches Museum


The superb Heeresgeschichtliches Museum is housed in the Arsenal, a large neo-Byzantine barracks and munitions depot. Spread over two floors, the museum…