The construction of 1985-1986 is placed behind the basilica of Mariazell.
The pilgrims frequent, very often, this place of thinking and pray.
The candle grotto is equipped with a modern ventilation installation.
That is a necessity, to the many candles, that burns, every day here.
Little of go minutes behind the house with the same name, falls the Marie waterfall.
After some kilometres, it leads into the Salza.
The peculiarity of this waterfall is that it falls over a steep rock wall, in which a Madonna stands in a niche of sandstone.
I think that the Mariazells surrounding is a blessed place.
This romantically situated sea was positioned by the industrialist-family Krupp about the turn of the century.
The sea was named, after the sacred Hubertus, the protection patron of the hunters.
The whole surroundings, the shores of the sea, and the nature in this area, are a real paradise for plants and animals, and a splendid spa for the tourists.
Hubertussee in the Walstern is east of Mariazell.
This poetic sea, it will be named according to the protection patron of the hunters, the Hl.Hubertus.
The sea, is, a paradise, for many animals and for hikers and people who are looking for recreation.
Near the basilica, begins, a wonderful one way, on the Kalvarienberg.
It is a real open air museum, with beautiful ceramics crossroads stations, and an appealing outlook on Mariazell.
The stations of the Cross in Mariazell were equipped with pieces of pottery from A.Heck in 1955.
At the end of the way, you can see three big wood crosses, furnished into one stone construction.
The zoo of Kernhof was established by the family Eder 12 years ago.
They did a nature paradise from a wild highland.
The park becomes bigger every day.
Today lives here, many exotic animals that are a real attraction to many visitors.
South American alpacas
One outlook attendants is another attraction of the park.
You find a similar theatre in the world nowhere.
Here, you can see a unique camel show and a zoo.
The first camel theatre of the world has 270 seats ouch three platform levels.
The animals are the actors.
Herbert Eder is the owner of this theatre.
He did the animals as actors, not with whip, rope, and roar, only with love, kindliness, and little antics ness.
Kamelplatz 1, 3195 Kernhof
The Pope John Paul II
visited Mariazell in September 1983.
To the memory of the visit, a monument, set up for it,
became created on the candle grotto.
The three crosses, in the stone fortifies, at the end of the Way of the Cross.
On this area, is to be seen, in analogy to Jerusalem, the suffering and the death of Jesus.