The Belvedere Palace
Behind the Belvedere Palace are the Belvedere Gardens, and at
the end, with the red roof, is the Lower Belvedere Palace:
A house next to the Belvedere Gardens with pretty ivy on the
Schönbrunn was the
summer residence of the Austrian emperors. Maria Theresa had it built; it
has 1400 rooms so that her 14 children could have 100 rooms apiece.
Behind Schönbrunn Palace are
the huge Schönbrunn Gardens, with the Gloriette on the hill in the distance:
The Gloriette was built for no
other purpose than to be pretty.
Nowadays there is a small
restaurant in the Gloriette, and if you don't want to climb the hill, you can
take the train!
The right end of the
And the left end:
Notice the statues above -- they are replacements for the real
ones shown below, which were damaged in World War II.
The view from the Gloriette is
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