Schloss Belvedere to the Canal

A fountain (sometimes rainbow-kissed when the sun is out) gushes on Schwarzenbergplatz, a grand square flanked to the north by a statue of Karl von Schwarzenberg, who led Austrian and Bohemian troops in the Battle of Leipzig (1813).

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Schloss Belvedere to the Canal attractions

1. Wien Museum

0.13 MILES

The Wien Museum covers Vienna's history from Neolithic times to the 20th century, putting the city and its personalities in a meaningful context. It's…

2. Stadtbahn Pavillons

0.21 MILES

Peeking above the Resselpark at Karlsplatz are two of Otto Wagner’s finest designs, the Stadtbahn Pavillons. Built in 1898 at a time when Wagner was…

3. Karlskirche

0.21 MILES

Built between 1716 and 1739, after a vow by Karl VI at the end of the 1713 plague, Vienna's finest baroque church rises at the southeast corner of…

4. Haus der Musik

0.23 MILES

The Haus der Musik explains the world of sound and music to adults and children alike (in English and German) in an amusing and interactive way. Exhibits…

5. Staatsoper

0.31 MILES

Vienna's foremost opera and ballet venue, the neo-Renaissance Staatsoper, is one of the finest concert halls in the world. Even if you can't get tickets…

6. Stadtpark

0.32 MILES

Opened in 1862, the Stadtpark is a tranquil pocket of greenery, with winding paths and willow-tree-rimmed duck ponds. It's great for strolling or relaxing…

7. Kunsthalle Project Space

0.33 MILES

Once the Kunsthalle relocated to the MuseumsQuartier, this glass cube was built on its former site. Its doors were thrown open in 2001 to temporary…

8. Literaturmuseum

0.33 MILES

An 1844 Biedermeier building houses Austria's literature museum, which opened in 2015. It contains books, manuscripts, letters, photos, illustrations and…