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Kunsthistorisches Museum

Listed under Art Collections in Vienna, Austria.

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This charming, elaborate building houses fine and decorative artworks gathered by the empire-building Habsburgs. As well as works by great European masters, there are fine examples of work from Egypt and Ancient Greece.

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“Kunsthistorisches Museum”

Translated it’s called the Museum of Art History and is one of the most admired museums to fine and decorative arts in the world comparable to the Louve and the Vatican for its collection of Old Masters. The building is a mirror image of its twin t… Read more...

Written by  Kynan Wieltz. Kunsthistorisches Museum Website

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