sixteen things to keep in mind when Visiting  Belvedere palace

Belvedere 21 timings

Belvedere 21 is a contemporary art museum open from 11 am to 6 pm from Tuesday to Sunday. On Thursday and Friday, it closes at 9 pm and remains closed on Mondays.

Garden timings

The main Belvedere Palace Garden between the Lower and the Upper Belvedere opens at 7.30 am daily. The last of the visitors start leaving the Gardens by 5.30 pm.

Duration required

Exploring Upper Belvedere, Lower Belvedere, and the Palace gardens takes at least three hours. And more time is needed to explore Permanent or Temporary art exhibitions at leisure.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit the Belvedere Palace is 10 am. If you can’t make it in the morning, the next best time is 3 pm. If possible, visit Belvedere Palace on a weekday to avoid crowds.


Belvedere Palace hosts many special exhibitions throughout the year. Check the official website before visiting for information about upcoming exhibitions.

Bring water

With much walking Belvedere Palace can be exhausting, so bring water and snacks to keep yourself hydrated and energized while exploring.

Wear comfortable shoes

Belvedere Palace is a large complex with extensive gardens, and exploring it requires a lot of walking. So wear comfortable shoes for a better experience.


Belvedere Palace is a place for stunning architecture, artwork, and scenery. Remember to bring a camera to capture the beautiful landscapes.

Book in advance

Booking Belvedere Palace tickets online in advance can help you skip the long lines waiting in front of the ticketing counter and walk right in.

All Access tickets

With this ticket, you can explore everything there is to see at the Belvedere Palace. Select ‘Belvedere Ticket’ on the ticket booking page.

Regular tickets

This ticket gets access to everything within the Belvedere Palace complex except the Belvedere 21 Museum. Select ‘Klimt ticket’ on the ticket booking page.

Lower Belvedere 

This Skip The Line ticket gives you access to Lower Belvedere, Special Exhibitions, Orangery, Palace Stables, and Gardens. Select ‘Lower Belvedere’ on the ticket booking page.

Upper Belvedere 

This ticket includes entry to the Upper Belvedere and the permanent collections it exhibits. Select ‘Upper Belvedere’ on the ticket booking page.

Guided tour

A local art historian guide takes you on this two-and-a-half-hour tour of Upper Belvedere, the Palace Gardens, the Museum, etc.  At least two visitors are needed to book this guided tour.