Graz Things to Do

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  • 1. Schlossberg

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A giant slab of rock dropped right into the middle of the city was once the home of a powerful fortress, but now the home of a beautiful piece of parkland with amazing views over the city. The berg...

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  • 2. Mur River

    Another piece of great architecture, this time a left-over from Graz's year as the Cultural Capital of Europe in 2003, is a curved metallic island from New York architect Vito Acconci. It was only...

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  • 3. Kunsthaus

    4 out of 5 stars

    This has to be one of my favourite art exhibitions in Europe - it's worth a visit to Graz on its own. A combination of shocking architecture, and fascinatingly different artwork on display inside,...

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  • 4. Hauptplatz

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The main marketplace is just in front of the Town Hall, and usually a wide open space dominated by the monument to the "Styrian Prince", Archduke Johann. When I arrived it was still crammed full of...

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  • 5. Landhaus

    Another look of the famous landhaus building with the clock tower on the top. Unfortunately, when I have visited the town, inner courtyard of the building was closed and it is definetelly the most...

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  • 6. Churches

    Barmherzigekirche, situated in a district Lend which is across the River Mur, is closly connected with the Roman Catholic Brothers known as The Hospitaller Order of St. John of God. The Hospitaller...

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  • 7. Schloss Eggenberg

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    An hours spent enjoying the castle grounds on a beautiful Autumnal day. There are museums and galleries inside but time was limited and outside was fantastic! Visited the planet garden and spotted...

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  • 8. Grazer Burg

    Across the road from the Cathedral is the imperial residence of the Burg. The building was started in 1438 by Emperor Frederick III, and before the end of that century its most famous architectural...

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  • 9. Sporgasse

    5 out of 5 stars

    The old core of Graz, with its architecture, look alike more to the northern Italian cities rather then central European city. I have found here alots of simmilarities with Bolzano or Belluno even...

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  • 10. Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Graz's Dom is not its most spectacular attraction. It's even outclassed by the Mausoleum which stands adjacent to it. Its high, plain, austere walls and gothic style don't catch the eye, and it is...

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  • 11. Marienlift

    This is one of the remains of Graz being European capital of culture 2003. A glass lift going to nowhere, just up in the air. The fare costs 1 EUR. You are going up and the lift stops for 1 minute so...

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  • 12. Glockenspiel

    Glockenspiele (carillon) is one of the emblems of Graz, a must see when visiting the town, its the most popular attractions and not for kids only. As a metter of fact I just couldn't take off my eyes...

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  • 13. Town Hall

    The Rathaus (or town hall) is located in the Hauptplatz in the centre of Graz. The present day town hall was completed in 1893 and was designed by Wielemans and Reuter of Vienna. this building...

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  • 14. Mausoleum

    Putting the lacklustre Cathedral to shame is the neighbouring Mausoleum, built in 1614 for the Archduke Ferdinand. Its multiple domed roof and graceful geometric lines produce a very pleasing look. I...

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  • 15. Parks

    Right on the eastern edge of the city center is the enormous green expanse of the city park (Stadtpark). When I was there it was actually an enormous white expanse, with snow so deep it went up past...

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  • 16. Opera

    Its a magnificient opera house and you can just visit for pictures. But if you like opera (both modern and classc) you can have a wonderful performance. You can ask your hotel to give you the...

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  • 17. Herrengasse

    The Herrengasse is a street which also hosts a cathedral, an arsenal, a piece of conceptual art and the regional parliament of Styria. There are no cars, only immaculate green trams shuttling past...

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  • 18. Herrengasse

    Herrengasse is real heart of the city, connecting eastside and westside of the town. Whichever direction one take, when stolling around, will always come back...

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  • 19. Treat yourself to a cafe.

    Usually served on a silver tray accompanied by a glass of mineral water. Newspapers to be picked up freely. I would go either to Hobackerei, or to Cafe...

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  • 20. Landeszeughaus

    As far as I am concerned, this is the most beautiful facade in Herrengasse street. It is known as Landeszeughaus and was built in 1642 by Italian architect...

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  • 21. Domherrenhof

    Domherrenhof is nice looking palace adjacent to the Mausoleum and Dom. It seems at first there was convent of the Paulists on this site, but then the new...

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  • 22. Schloss Eggenberg

    Schloss Eggenberg is without doubt the most beautiful palace in Graz. It dates back to the year 1623 and the architect had a certain concept for the...

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  • 23. Schlossberg beergarden

    Just at the top station of the funicular railway, a very popular place on a warm afternoon - seats difficult to find!Great views over the city, although we...

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  • 24. Luegghaus

    The Luegghaus in the city's main square (Hauptplatz) challanges the Rathaus for the title of most eyecatching building in the square. The two Luegg Houses in...

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  • 25. Peacock

    I noticed four or five peacocks, promenading around in the park. But no one didn't spread its wings. It would be a great photo. In this photo is one of them...

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