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Graz Attractions

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Landeszeughaus 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #1 of 42
Armory (or Landeszeughaus) is located at Herrengasse 16. At the Armory you will find 3 centuries worth of military equipment, from pistols to swords and pikes. Some 30.000 items are on display, but it is no wonder when you consider Graz has been ... [more ]
Hauptplatz 4.0 stars
Square - #2 of 42
The main square (Hauptplatz) in Graz is the best square and important transportation hub in the very middle of the city. The heavily decorated façade of the 19-th century city hall dominates the view of the square, and in the middle there is a ... [more ]
Eggenberg schloss 4.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #3 of 42
Eggenberg schloss is located at Eggenberg Allée 90. This castle dates back to 17th century and it is surrounded by beautiful land that is being used as a game preserve nowadays. The architectural design of the palace was done in such a way to ... [more ]
Burg 4.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #4 of 42
The Burg in Graz was once the main residence of the Habsburgs in the city. Currently it is opened to the public, because currently it serves as the seat of the government of Styria (To me that has the same purpose as the Landeshaus, but it is ... [more ]
Stadtpfarrkirche 4.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #5 of 42
The Parish church of Graz is one of the main attractions of the city. It was heavily bombed during WWII and nowadays it has lost most of its former beauty. But an interesting legend has it, that the artist that created the stained glass windows ... [more ]
Stadtpark 5.0 stars
Park - #6 of 42
Stadtpark (or the city park ) in Graz stretches around the old town. On the area that was once known as Glacis Stadtpark was created in 19th century. Not only will you be able to rest your feet and find some shade but you can also sculptures ... [more ]
Farmers market 5.0 stars
Market Place - #7 of 42
Farmers market is located at Kaiser Josef Platz. The square was known before as the wood market square however it was renamed in 19th century after the emperor who decided to give freedom of religion to the Protestants and their first ever ... [more ]
Clock Tower 4.0 stars
Tower - #8 of 42
The Clock Tower that you can see on the hill took shape in 16th century, although there have been mentions of a tower that stood in this place as far back as 13th century. The wooden gallery served as fire station, while the fire bell would ... [more ]
Kunsthaus Graz 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #9 of 42
Graz Kunsthaus is located on the corner of Lendkai and Südtirolerplatz. On the right bank of the river Mur you will observe something odd, this oddity is the Graz Kunsthaus. Due to its unusual form it has been dubbed by the locals as the ... [more ]
Mausoleum 4.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #10 of 42
Mausoleum is located at Bürgergasse. Mausoleum is the final resting place for Emperor Ferdinand II. And as tombs go, this one is an impressive sight. De Pomis, an Italian painter was commissioned to designed it. The Mausoleum is located right ... [more ]
Town Hall 4.0 stars
Government Building - #11 of 42
Town Hall is located on Hauptplatz. The Town Hall has been in this place since 19th century and it is home to the Mayor's office as well as the city's administration. But unlike in others cities I have visited here you can also find shops and ... [more ]
Grazer Schloßberg 4.0 stars
Park - #12 of 42
Schlossberg is located on the top of the hill at the height of some 400 meters above the sea level. It is really pleasant place to visit especially in the spring – summer time period because you will be able to take refuge in the shade as well as ... [more ]
Graz University 4.0 stars
Building - #13 of 42
Graz University was quite popular with a good number of Croatian students (especially music students which is understandable when you consider that Graz is home to the oldest Jazz faculty). The university itself dates back to 16th century and it ... [more ]
Carillion 4.0 stars
Square - #14 of 42
Carillion can be located at Glockenspielplatz. At 11:00am, 3:00pm or 6:00pm if you find yourself on the Glockenspielplatz you and the rest of the tourists and locals will be treated to quite a spectacle. The Carillion was originally owned by ... [more ]
Murinsel 4.0 stars
Building - #15 of 42
Mur Island is not really an island. I know what a shock, it is a ship that has an anchor and is stabilized by 2 footbridges. But once you see it you'll understand it is plainly obvious. River Mur used to be dirty and polluted river that was not ... [more ]
Seminary 4.0 stars
Monastery - #16 of 42
Seminary is located in the very city center and it was commissioned by the Jesuits. It was here that young men prepared themselves to enter priesthood. The seminary was commissioned at the beginning of 16th century and was designed by Vinzenz de ... [more ]
Franciscan Monastery 4.0 stars
Monastery - #17 of 42
Franciscan Monastery is another one of the most famous landmarks in Graz. The monastery was established in 14th century however the tower itself was not erected until 17th century when it was built under the orders of the city as a means of ... [more ]
Hofgasse 4.0 stars
Shopping - #18 of 42
Hofgasse got its name because it leads to Burg, or what used to be the court. One of the most notable sights for tourists by far is the window of the Edegger Tax bakery. Edegger Tax was declared the baker to the court and his made his bakery to ... [more ]
Helmut List Hall 4.0 stars
Opera, Theatre, Concert Hall - #19 of 42
Helmut List Hall is another one of the architectural oddities in Graz that is a good representation of what can be achieved when art and technology are mixed together. It is located at Waagner-Biró-Strasse 98. In 2002 what once used to a ... [more ]
Sackstrasse 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #20 of 42
Sackstrasse means dead end in German. Another prime example of the synthesis of the Graz style Sackstrasse (or as it is also known as the art mile due to 2 museums, many antique shops and it is headquarters to 2 festivals) is well worth ... [more ]
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