55 Sights in Graz, Austria (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Graz, Austria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 55 sights are available in Graz, Austria.

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1. Styrian Armoury

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The Styrian Armoury, in the Austrian city of Graz, is the world's largest historic armoury and attracts visitors from all over the world. It holds approximately 32,000 pieces of weaponry, tools, suits of armour for battle and ones for parades.

Wikipedia: Styrian Armoury (EN)

2. Schlossberg

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The Schlossberg, at 473 metres (1,552 ft) above sea level, is a tree-clad hill, and the site of a fortress, in the centre of the city of Graz, Austria. The hill is now a public park and enjoys extensive views of the city. It is the site of several entertainment venues, cafés and restaurants, and is managed by Holding Graz, the city owned utility company.

Wikipedia: Schlossberg (Graz) (EN)

3. Murinsel

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The Murinsel in Graz, Austria, is an artificial floating "island" in the middle of the Mur river and links the two banks on both sides. At night the blue navigation lights that surround the structure light up. This landmark of Graz was designed by New York City artist Vito Acconci on the occasion of Graz becoming the 2003 European Capital of Culture.

Wikipedia: Murinsel (EN)

4. Kunsthaus

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Kunsthaus Marion Schneider & Christoph Aistleitner / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Kunsthaus Graz, Grazer Kunsthaus, or Graz Art Museum was built as part of the European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2003 and has since become an architectural landmark in Graz, Austria. Its exhibition program specializes in contemporary art from the 1960s onwards.

Wikipedia: Kunsthaus Graz (EN)

5. Katharinenkirche und Mausoleum

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The mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II next to Graz Cathedral is a monumental sacred and representative building from the 17th century, which was connected by two different buildings. The complex, begun in 1614 and completed in 1714 after decades of interruptions in construction, consists of St. Catherine's Church and the adjoining sepulchral chapel for Emperor Ferdinand II and his family. Together they form one of Austria's most important architectural monuments from Mannerism, the transitional period from the Renaissance to the Baroque.

Wikipedia: Mausoleum Kaiser Ferdinands II. (Graz) (DE)

6. Palais Attems

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The Palais Attems, in the province of Styria in Austria, is located in the first district of Graz Innere Stadt, at the transition between Sackstraße and Schloßbergplatz. It is "the most important aristocratic palace in Styria". Adjacent to the building is the Small Palais Attems, also known as the Widow's Palace. On the opposite side of the Sackstraße are the Reinerhof and the Palais Khuenburg, on the same side of the street the Trinity Church.

Wikipedia: Palais Attems (DE)

7. Kasematten

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The Schloßbergbühne Kasematten, also known as the Kasemattenbühne, is an open-air stage on the Schloßberg in Graz. Located in the Innere Stadt district of Graz, it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site City of Graz – Historic Centre and Eggenberg Castle. The name is derived from the cellar vault known as the casemate of the former castle captain's house of the castle on Graz's Schloßberg, which forms the structural framework.

Wikipedia: Schloßbergbühne Kasematten (DE)

8. Salvatorkirche

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The Salvatorkirche, also known as Pfarrkirche Graz-Christus der Salvator, is a Roman Catholic church in the third district of Graz, Geidorf. It was an expository of the Graben parish and was raised to an independent parish in 1981, and is the parish church of the parish Graz-Christus der Salvator in the deanery Graz-Ost of the Stadtkirche Graz. The Salvatorkolleg Graz, the Graz branch of the Salvatorians SDS, is also located there.

Wikipedia: Salvatorkirche (Graz) (DE)

9. Sankt-Josef-Kirche

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The Church of St. Joseph, also (St.-)Josefskirche or Pfarrkirche Graz-St. Josef or Jubiläumskirche is a Catholic parish church in Graz, Austria. It is the seat of the parish of Graz-St. St. Joseph in the Deanery Graz-South of the Stadtkirche Graz, and to Saint Joseph, the foster father of Christ. The building is located at the intersection of Schönaugürtel and Schönaugasse in the sixth district of Graz Jakomini.

Wikipedia: Josefskirche (Graz) (DE)

10. Barmherzigenkirche Maria Verkündigung

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The Barmherzigenkirche Mariä Verkündigung is a Roman Catholic church in the fourth district of Graz, Lend. The sacred building is located on Annenstraße between Südtiroler Platz and Roseggerhaus. The church is a pastoral office of the Convent of the Brothers of Mercy, who also look after the hospital, and belongs to the parish Graz-Mariä Mariahilf in the deanery Graz-Mitte of the Stadtkirche Graz.

Wikipedia: Barmherzigenkirche (Graz) (DE)

11. Kindermuseum FRida & freD

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Frida & Fred is a children's museum in Graz's Augarten. It was built in 2003 under the direction of architects Hemma Fasch and Jakob Fuchs. Basically, the museum with its experiential exhibitions is aimed at the age group of 3 to 12-year-olds. The exhibitions are designed under the motto "Hands On – Minds On" in such a way that the children can help shape and try things out for themselves.

Wikipedia: Frida und Fred (DE)

12. Grabenkirche

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The Grabenkirche, also Pfarrkirche Graz-Graben, Kirche Hl. Johannes der Täufer Geidorf, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the third district of Graz, Geidorf. The Grabenkirche belongs to the Capuchin branch, the Grabenkloster and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. It is the parish church of the parish Graz-Graben in the deanery Graz-Nord of the Stadtkirche Graz.

Wikipedia: Grabenkirche (DE)

13. Unbefleckte Empfängnis

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The Evangelical Church of the Immaculate Conception, Maria Immaculata Church or Graz-Immaculate Conception Parish Church is a Roman Catholic church in the 5th district of Graz, Gries. It is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, and parish church of the parish Graz-Immaculate Conception in the hospital of the city in the deanery Graz-Mitte of the city church Graz.

Wikipedia: Altersheimkirche (DE)

14. Altkatholische Christophoruskirche

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The Old Catholic Church of the Resurrection is the parish church of the Old Catholic parish of Graz for Styria and southern Burgenland. It was dedicated to St. Christopher and was renamed the Old Catholic Church of the Resurrection in 2010 after a renovation. It is located in the 5th district of Graz Gries, in the building of today's New Middle School St. Andrä.

Wikipedia: Altkatholische Kirche (Graz) (DE)

15. Endre Ady

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Endre Ady was a turn-of-the-century Hungarian poet and journalist. Regarded by many as the greatest Hungarian poet of the 20th century, he was noted for his steadfast belief in social progress and development and for his poetry's exploration of fundamental questions of the modern European experience: love, temporality, faith, individuality, and patriotism.

Wikipedia: Endre Ady (EN)

16. Leechkirche

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Leechkirche Marion Schneider & Christoph Aistleitner / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Leechkirche, actually Maria Himmelfahrt am Leech, is the oldest Roman Catholic church in Graz. It is located in the district of Geidorf somewhat hidden on a hill and is accessible from both Zinzendorfgasse and Glacisstraße. It forms the curate benefice Graz-Leechkirche of the Graz cathedral parish in the deanery Graz-Mitte of the Stadtkirche Graz.

Wikipedia: Leechkirche (DE)

17. Sankt Paul

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The Church of St. Paul in the Eisteichsiedlung or Parish Church Graz-Waltendorf is a Roman Catholic church in the 9th district of Graz, Waltendorf. The church is dedicated to the Apostle Paul and bears the patronage of Paul's conversion (25 January). It is the parish church of the parish Graz-Waltendorf, deanery Graz-Süd of the city church Graz.

Wikipedia: St. Paul (Graz-Waltendorf) (DE)

18. Sommerrefektorium der Jesuiten

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The former summer refectory of the Jesuits is a listed building on the so-called Rosenhain in the 3rd district of Graz Geidorf. The Jesuits owned large parts of this hill northeast of the city center, which they used with the construction of the refectory in 1654, among other things, for the recreation of the members of the order.

Wikipedia: Sommerrefektorium der Jesuiten (DE)

19. Heilandskirche

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Heilandskirche is one of five Protestant churches in Graz, the capital of the Austrian state of Styria. It's a Protestant diocese, A. u. H. B. The parish church. Graz Savior Church. The church was built in a historicist style during the Biedemire era. It is located in Kaiser-Josef-Platz in Zone 2. St. Leonhard, Graz District.

Wikipedia: Heilandskirche (Graz) (DE)

20. Hugo Wolf

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Hugo Philipp Jacob Wolf was an Austrian composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or Lieder. He brought to this form a concentrated expressive intensity which was unique in late Romantic music, somewhat related to that of the Second Viennese School in concision but diverging greatly in technique.

Wikipedia: Hugo Wolf (EN)

21. Karmelitenkirche Maria Schnee

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Maria Schnee Abbey (Kloster Maria Schnee) is a convent of the Discalced Carmelites in Grazer Grabenstraße in the third district of Geidorf. The monastery is located at the foot of the Reinerkogel, a little off the Grabenstraße. In the courtyard of the monastery is the monastery and pilgrimage church Maria Schnee.

Wikipedia: Karmelitenkloster Maria Schnee (Graz) (DE)

22. Filialkirche Mariagrün

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The Roman Catholic Mariagrüner Church, also known as the pilgrimage church Mariä Heimsuchung or Stationskaplanei Graz-Mariagrün, is the center of Mariagrün, a small district of Graz, in the district of Mariatrost. It is considered the most important ecclesiastical foundation of a citizen of the city of Graz.

Wikipedia: Mariagrüner Kirche (DE)

23. Kirche zum heiligen Kreuz

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The church and monastery are located in Kreuzgasse in Gedoff, the third district of Graz. The monastery is a branch of the Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross. Next to it is the Sisters of the Cross Sanatorium, a general hospital. Both buildings, the main wing of the monastery and hospital complex, are protected.

Wikipedia: Kirche und Konvent der Kreuzschwestern (Graz) (DE)

24. Orpheum

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The Graz Orpheum in the district of Lend is historically one of the oldest event venues in Graz; it is housed in the building that replaced the 1899–1936 Grazer Varieté in 1950 and, in addition to the Schloßbergbühne Kasematten and the Dom im Berg, part of the Grazer Spielstätten GmbH, founded in 2008.

Wikipedia: Grazer Orpheum (DE)

25. Johann Josef Fux

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Johann Joseph Fux was an Austrian composer, music theorist and pedagogue of the late Baroque era. His most enduring work is not a musical composition but his treatise on counterpoint, Gradus ad Parnassum, which has become the single most influential book on the Palestrinian style of Renaissance polyphony.

Wikipedia: Johann Joseph Fux (EN)

26. Hallerschloss

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The Hallerschloss or Schloss Sparbersbach is a castle located on the western slope of the Ruckerlberg in the Graz district of Waltendorf. Its present form dates largely from the 17th century. It was remodelled many times during the 19th and 20th centuries. Its history dates back to the 13th century.

Wikipedia: Hallerschloss (Graz) (DE)

27. Bürgerspitalskirche zum Heiligen Geist

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The Bürgerspitalkirche zum Heiligen Geist is a Roman Catholic church in the 5th district of Graz, Gries. Today it is the benefice at the Church of the Holy Spirit in the Bürgerspital, which belongs to the parish of Graz-St. Andrä, and belongs to the Deanery Graz-Mitte of the Stadtkirche Graz.

Wikipedia: Bürgerspitalkirche (Graz) (DE)

28. Synagoge

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The New Synagogue of Graz, is a Jewish synagogue in the city of Graz, Austria. Within the city, it is located on David-Herzog-Place, on the right bank of the Mur River in the Gries neighborhood of Graz. The synagogue serves the Jews of Graz, Styria, Carinthia, and southern parts of Burgenland.

Wikipedia: New Synagogue of Graz (EN)

29. Reinerkogel

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The Reinerkogel is a 500 m high hill in the Grazer Bergland in the Austrian state of Styria. It is located in the state capital Graz north of the centre on the left bank of the Mur and, with the Reinerkogelwarte demolished in 1957, was a popular local recreation area, especially in the past.

Wikipedia: Reinerkogel (DE)

30. Palais Lengheimb

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The Palais Lengheimb is a former city palace in Graz, Germany. It is located in Hans-Sachs-Gasse in the first district Innere Stadt. A palace of the same name, which belonged to the Lengheimb family, stands in the Bürgergasse. The Palais Stubenberg is directly connected to the palace.

Wikipedia: Palais Lengheimb (Hans-Sachs-Gasse) (DE)

31. Karmelitinnenkirche zum Heiligen Josef

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The Carmelite Church of St. Joseph is a Roman Catholic church building in the third district of Graz, Geidorf, which is the monastery church of a convent of the Discalced Carmelites. Previously, there was once a church dedicated to St. Joseph in Graz, which was abandoned in the 1930s.

Wikipedia: Karmelitinnenkirche zum hl. Josef (Graz) (DE)

32. Stadtpfarrkirche zum Heiligen Blut

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Stadtpfarrkirche zum Heiligen Blut Marion Schneider & Christoph Aistleitner / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Blood, or Propstei-, Haupt- und Stadtpfarrkirche Graz-Hl. Blut, short Grazer Stadtpfarrkirche is located in the Graz district Innere Stadt. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Hl. Blut im Dekanat Graz-Mitte der Stadtkirche Graz.

Wikipedia: Grazer Stadtpfarrkirche (DE)

33. Burgtor

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The Burgtor is located at the interface between Hofgasse and Erzherzog-Johann-Allee. It is located in the Graz district of Innere Stadt and is part of the Grazer Stadtkrone. In addition to the Outer Paulustor, the building is the only surviving wall gate of the city of Graz.

Wikipedia: Burgtor (Graz) (DE)

34. Landplagenbild

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The plague picture, also known as "God's plague picture", is located on the south outer wall of Graz Cathedral. This mural was created in 1485, and it is probably the work of Thomas von Villach. It is considered to be one of the most historic and artistic murals in Styria.

Wikipedia: Landplagenbild (DE)

35. Messe-Schlößl

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The Moserhof-Schlössl, also known as Messe-Schlössl, is a small city palace in the Münzgrabenstraße corner Moserhofgasse on the edge of the steeply sloping Murterrasse in the sixth district of Graz Jakomini. During the Grazer Messe it is part of the amusement park.

Wikipedia: Moserhof-Schlössl (DE)

36. Next Liberty

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Next Liberty is a children's and youth theatre in Graz's first district, Innere Stadt. With over 65,000 spectators and more than 200 performances per season, it is one of the five most successful in German-speaking countries. The company belongs to Theaterholding Graz.

Wikipedia: Next Liberty (DE)

37. Welsche Kirche

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The Wels Church is a Roman Catholic church in the 5th Graz district of Gries. Today it is the local chaplain Graz-Welsche Church St. Franz de Paula, the parish of Graz-St. Andrä is subordinate and belongs to the Deanery Graz-Mitte of the city church of Graz.

Wikipedia: Welsche Kirche (DE)

38. Halle für Kunst Steiermark

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The Halle für Kunst Steiermark is an exhibition venue for fine arts in Graz, Austria. It is dedicated to contemporary art. Since January 2013, the Kunstverein Medienturm has been responsible for the programmatic orientation and operation of the house.

Wikipedia: Künstlerhaus Graz (DE)

39. Museum der Wahrnehmung

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The Perception Museum is a museum in Graz that opened in 1996. It involves works in various fields of art, music, architecture, philosophy and literature, and involves perceptual phenomena. It was placed in a former municipal public bath.

Wikipedia: Museum der Wahrnehmung (DE)

40. Graz Hauptbahnhof

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Graz Hauptbahnhof, abbreviated Graz Hbf, is the main railway station in Graz, the capital of the Austrian state of Styria. The station is located some 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the city centre, to which it is connected by the tram.

Wikipedia: Graz Hauptbahnhof (EN)

41. Fairytale Express

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The Fairytale Express Graz is a 2 km (1.2 mi) long 600 mm gauge grotto railway in the tunnel of the Schloßberg in Graz. It starts in the tunnel at the lower level of the Schloßberg lift, which is accessible from Schloßbergplatz.

Wikipedia: Fairytale Express Graz (EN)

42. Palais Stubenberg

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Palais Stubenberg-Wildenstein is a former city palace in Graz, Germany. It is located on the corner of Tummelplatz and Hans-Sachs-Gasse in the first district Innere Stadt. The building is directly connected to the Palais Lengheimb.

Wikipedia: Palais Stubenberg (DE)

43. Grazer Dom

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Graz Cathedral, also called St. Giles' Cathedral, is the cathedral church in the Austrian city of Graz, dedicated to Saint Giles. It is the seat of the bishop of the Steiermark diocese from 1786, called the Diocese of Graz-Seckau.

Wikipedia: Graz Cathedral (EN)

44. Franziskanerkirche

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Franziskanerkirche Amos Schmidt (=DXPG / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Franciscan Church and Franciscan Monastery are a church and associated monastery in the centre of the city of Graz, Austria. The monastery was founded by the Franciscan order, who still own it, and is first mentioned in 1239.

Wikipedia: Franciscan Church, Graz (EN)

45. Doppelwendeltreppe

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The Graz Double Spiral Staircase is a double spiral staircase built in 1499/1500 during the reign of German King and later Emperor Maximilian I, and a medieval architectural hut was built at Graz Castle by an unknown architect.

Wikipedia: Doppelwendeltreppe Graz (DE)

46. Schloßbergbahn

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Schloßbergbahn Jean François Riemer (CaptPicard) / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Schlossbergbahn, or Schloßbergbahn, is a funicular railway in the Austrian city of Graz. It connects the city centre with the Schloßberg, a hill and the site of a demolished fortress, with extensive views over the city.

Wikipedia: Schlossbergbahn (Graz) (EN)

47. Pfarrkirche Don Bosco

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The Church of Don Bosco is a Catholic parish church in the fifth district of Graz, Gries. It belongs to the deanery Graz-West of the Stadtkirche Graz, and to the branch and parish center of the Salesians of Don Bosco SDB.

Wikipedia: Kirche Don Bosco (Graz) (DE)

48. Sankt Lukas

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The Church of St. Luke is a Roman Catholic church in the 5th district of Graz Gries. The pastoral care centre is a branch church of the parish of St. Andrä and belongs to the deanery Graz-Mitte of the city church Graz.

Wikipedia: St. Lukas (Graz) (DE)

49. Münzgrabenkirche

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The Münzgrabenkirche, the Fatimakirche zum Unbefleckten Herz Mariens or Pfarrkirche Graz-Münzgraben, is a Catholic church in Graz, built in 1952–60 according to the plans of the Austrian architect Georg Lippert.

Wikipedia: Münzgrabenkirche (DE)

50. Palais Welsersheimb

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Palais Welsersheimb is a Baroque city palace in Graz, Germany, located on the corner of Hans-Sachs-Gasse and Am Eisernen Tor in the Innere Stadt district. Today, the premises house the Moser bookstore, among others.

Wikipedia: Palais Welsersheimb (DE)

51. Kirche der Barmherzigen Schwestern

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Sisters of Saint Mercy. Saint Vincent von Paul is a congregation of nuns in Lund, the fourth district of Graz. Vincent von Paul FdC (BHS/TdchL). The Church of Notre Dame without Original Sin is a monastery church.

Wikipedia: Vinzentinerinnen Graz (DE)

52. Rosenhof

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The Rosenhof, also called Neidenberg, is a former noble farm in Graz, which was later expanded into a castle. Its history dates back to the first half of the 16th century. Today it is owned by the city of Graz.

Wikipedia: Rosenhof (Graz) (DE)

53. Froschkönigbrunnen

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Froschkönigbrunnen is a memorial fountain at Waltendorf in the ninth district of Graz. He stood on a small lawn at the entrance of Waltendorf Elementary School. This well is listed as a historical monument.

Wikipedia: Froschkönigbrunnen (Graz-Waltendorf) (DE)

54. Minoritenschlössl

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The Minoriten-Schlössl, also called Speidlsegg, Luschinschlössl or Rosegg, is a small castle in the Quellengasse in the third district of Graz Geidorf. It stands above the city on the Rosenberg in Graz.

Wikipedia: Minoriten-Schlössl (DE)

55. Kalvarienbergkirche

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The Graz Calvary, built in the 17th century, is located on the Austein near the Mur in the Graz district of Lend. On its rocky summit stands a crucifixion group with three crosses and several chapels.

Wikipedia: Grazer Kalvarienberg (DE)

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