Explore interesting sights in Graz, Austria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 67 sights are available in Graz, Austria.Sightseeing Tours in Graz
1. Styrian ArmouryBook Ticket*
2. MurinselBook Ticket*
The Murinsel in Graz, Austria, is an artificial floating "island" in the middle of the river Mur 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.
3. KunsthausBook Ticket*
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.
4. SchlossbergBook Ticket*
The Schlossberg is a tree-clad hill and the site of a fortress in the centre of the city of Graz, Austria. The hill, at 473 metres (1,552 ft) above sea level, is now a public park and affords 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.
5. Israelitischer Friedhof
The Jewish cemetery Graz is a Jewish cemetery founded in 1864/65 in today's Graz district of Wetzelsdorf. Since then it has served as the main burial site of the Jewish community in Graz. In 1910 the ceremonial hall of the Graz architect Alexander Zerkowitz was inaugurated on the cemetery grounds. During the November pogroms in 1938, the corpse hall was set on fire and destroyed on November 10, 1938. The site was expropriated and sold to the city of Graz. With the exception of the destroyed ceremonial hall and fewer graves, however, the cemetery remained intact until the end of the war and was removed to the Israelite cultural community in 1946. On November 11, 1991, a new ceremonial hall was opened after the "Thinking/Memorial Year 1938/88".
The Buchkogel, at 656 meters above sea level, is a hill in the Austrian state of Styria. It is located in the southern part of the Grazer Bergland in the west of the state capital Graz. The mixed forests within the Plabutsch ridge serve as a popular recreation area. Parts of the karstified hill were settled back in the Chalcolithic period and served for limonite mining during the Middle Ages and World War II. On the top there is the historical Kronprinz Rufolf observation tower built in 1879. The name Buchkogel is either derived from a lost castle or the extensive beech population.
7. Katharinenkirche und Mausoleum
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. Begun in 1614 and completed in 1714 after decades of interruptions in construction, the complex consists of St. Catherine's Church and the adjoining burial chapel for Emperor Ferdinand II and his family. Together, they form one of Austria's most important architectural monuments from the Mannerist period, the transition period from the Renaissance to the Baroque.
The Salvatorkirche (Salvatorkirche, also known as the Parish Church of Graz-Christ, is a Roman Catholic church in the Geidorf district of Graz. It was an exposition of the parish and was elevated to an independent parish in 1981, and is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Christus the Salvator in the Dean of Graz-Ost of the city church of Graz. The Salvatorkolleg Graz is also located there, the Salvatorkolleg SDS, the Graz branch of the Salvatorian SDS.
9. Lazaristenkirche zur Schmerzhaften Mutter
The Lazaristenkirche zur Painful Mother or Church zur Painful Mother is a Roman Catholic church in the fourth district of Lend in Graz. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Painful Mother (Parish of Mary) in the Dean of Graz-Nord of the City Church of Graz, and the monastery church of the missionary house of the Lazarist Graz, Provincialat and the Order's Clerikat. The Convention of Merciful Sisters Graz is located directly next to the church.
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 the Graz Schloßberg, which forms the architectural framework.
11. Palais Attems
The Palais Attems, in the state of Styria in Austria, is located in the first Graz district of inner city, at the transition between Sackstraße and Schloßbergplatz. It is "the most important noble palace of Styria". The small Palais Attems, also known as widow palace, connects to the building. The Reinerhof and the Palais Khuenburg are located on the opposite side of the Sackstraße, the trinity church on the same side of the street.
12. Barmherzigenkirche Maria Verkündigung
The Church of the Annunciation of the Mercy is a Roman Catholic church in the fourth district of Lend in Graz, Germany. The sacred building is located on the Annenstraße between Südtiroler Platz and Roseggerhaus. The church is a pastoral care centre of the Convent of the Brothers of Mercy, which also looks after the hospital, and belongs to the parish of Graz-Mariä Mariahilf in the deanery of Graz-Mitte of the City Church of Graz.
The Church of St. Joseph, also (St.-)Josefskirche or Pfarrkirche Graz-St. Josef or Jubilee Church is a Catholic parish church in Graz, Germany. It is the seat of the parish of Graz-St. St. Joseph in the Deanery of Graz-South of the City Church of Graz, and to St. Joseph, the foster father of Christ. The building is located at the intersection of Schönaugürtel and Schönaugasse in the sixth district of Graz, Jakomini.
The church of the church of Graz-Graben, also the church of St. Johannes the Baptist Geidorf is a Roman Catholic parish church in the third district of Geidorf in Graz. The church of the church belongs to the branch of the Capuchins, the monastery of the trench and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Graben in the Dean of Graz-Nord in the town church of Graz.
15. Kirche Maria im Elend zu Straßgang
The Church of Maria in the misery of Straßgang is a Roman Catholic parish and pilgrimage church in the 16th Graz district of Straßgang. In a Maria Elend Church, the escape to Egypt in front of Herod's child killer is commemorated; This event is part of the seven of Mary's seven pain. The patronal interest rate is therefore celebrated on the remembrance day of the seven pain of Mary, September 15th.
16. Kindermuseum FRida & freD
The Frida & Fred is a children's museum in the Graz Augarten. It was built in 2003 under the direction of the architects Hemma Fasch and Jakob Fuchs. Basically, the museum is aimed at the age group of 3 to 12 year olds with its experience exhibitions. The exhibitions are designed under the motto "Hands On - Minds On" in such a way that the children can help shape and try them out.
17. Kirche zur Schmerzhaften Mutter
The church of Mater Dolorosa or Church of the Painful Mother is a small church on the city border of Graz in Messendorf in the eighth district of St. Peter. It forms the station kaplanei Graz-Messendorf of the parish Graz-St. Peter in the Dean's office of Graz-Süd of the City Church of Graz and is connected to the Mission House Messendorf of the Comboni missionaries.
18. Museum der Wahrnehmung
The museum of perception is a museum in Graz that opened in 1996. It deals with work from all areas of art, music, architecture, philosophy and literature that deals with phenomena of perception. It is accommodated on the upper floor of the octagonal, listed building, which is freely on the edge of the Augarten and originally served exclusively as a urban folk pool.
19. Kirche zum heiligen Kreuz
The church and the convent of the Sisters of the Holy Cross are located in Kreuzgasse in the third district of Graz, Geidorf. The convent is a branch of the Sisters of Charity of the Holy Cross. Next to it is the Sanatorium of the Sisters of the Cross, a general hospital. Both buildings, the monastery and the main wing of the hospital complex, are listed buildings.
20. Altkatholische Christophoruskirche
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 consecrated to St. Christophorus and was renamed 2010 after a renovation to Old Catholic Church of the Resurrection. It is located in the 5th Graz district of Gries, in the building of today's new middle school St. Andrä.
The Leech Church, actually the Assumption of Mary on the Leech, is the oldest Roman Catholic church in Graz. It is somewhat hidden on a hill in the district of Geidorf and can be accessed from both Zinzendorfgasse and Glacisstraße. It forms the curate beneficium Graz-Leechkirche of the Graz cathedral parish in the deanery of Graz-Mitte of the Stadtkirche Graz.
22. Sankt Paul
The church of St. Paul in the Eisteichsiedlung or parish church of Graz-Waltendorf is a Roman Catholic church in the 9th district of Waltendorf in Graz. The Church is dedicated to the apostle Paul and bears the Patrozinium Pauli conversion (25 January). It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Waltendorf, Dean of Graz-Süd of the city church of Graz.
The Graz Orpheum in the Lend district is historically one of the oldest event places in Graz; It is housed in the building that took place in 1950 in the place of the Graz Varietés, which existed in 1899-1936 and next to the Schloßbergbühne Kasematten and the cathedral in the mountain, part of the Graz Spielstätten GmbH, founded in 2008.
24. ehem. Barackenkirche
The Barrack Church Graz-Liebenau is a former emergency church in the Liebenau district of Graz, St.-Paulus-Platz 1. It is now used as a cultural and meeting centre. The building is one of the last two surviving barrack churches in Austria and is a listed building; the other is in operation in Nöstlbach near St. Marien, Upper Austria.
The Florianiberg is a 527 m asl. A. high hill in Austria's state of Styria. The elevation is located in the southwest of the state capital Graz and is known as the location of the Florianikirche from 1597. Also on the mountain, which was probably already populated in the Copper Stein period, was an early medieval Fliehburg.
26. Sommerrefektorium der Jesuiten
The former summer refectoration of the Jesuits is a listed building on the so -called Rosenhain in the 3rd Graz district of Geidorf. The Jesuits had large parts of this hill northeast of the city center, which they used with the establishment of the refectory in 1654, among other things, to recover the religious members.
The Lustbühel is a hill 489 m above sea level in Styria, Austria. The elevation is located in the east of the state capital Graz and is known for the location of the castle of the same name, the Graz-Lustbühel Observatory and as a popular local recreation area. Since 1989 there has also been a small nature reserve.
28. Karmelitenkirche Maria Schnee
The Maria Snow Monastery is a convent of the uncoished 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. The monastery and pilgrimage church of Maria Snow is located in the inner courtyard of the monastery.
The Church of the Saviour is one of the five Protestant churches in Graz, the capital of Styria. It is the parish church of the Protestant parish of A.u.H.B. Graz-Heilandskirche. The church was built in the early historicist style. It is located at Kaiser-Josef-Platz in the 2nd district of St. Leonhard in Graz.
30. Bürgerspitalskirche zum Heiligen Geist
The Bürgerspitalkirche zum Heiligen Geist in Graz is a Roman Catholic church in the 5th district of Gries, Graz. 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 of Graz-Mitte of the Stadtkirche Graz.
The Johann Puch Museum Graz is a museum in the city of Graz in Styria and is located on the terrain of Johann Puch's first work. It is not a factory museum, but was created from a private initiative. Since 2012 it has been housed in the last authentic hall of the Johann Puch factory hall, which is listed.
32. Unbefleckte Empfängnis
The Church of the Immaculate Conception is a Roman Catholic church in the 5th district of Gries, Graz, Germany. It is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, and is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Immaculate Conception in the city's hospital in the deanery of Graz-Mitte of the City Church of Graz.
The Reinerkogel is a 500 m high hill in the Graz Uplands in Styria, Austria. It is located in the state capital of Graz, north of the city centre on the left bank of the Mur and, together with the Reinerkogelwarte, which was demolished in 1957, was a popular local recreation area, especially in the past.
The Hallerschloss or Schloss Sparbersbach is a castle located on the western slope of the Ruckerlberg in the Waltendorf district of Graz. Most of its current form dates back to the 17th century. It was redesigned many times during the 19th and 20th centuries. Its history dates back to the 13th century.
35. Stadtpfarrkirche zum Heiligen Blut
The Roman Catholic Church of Holy Blood, or Propstei, Main and Municipal Parish Church of Graz-Hl. Blood, short Graz's parish church is located in the district of Innere Stadt in Graz. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Hl. Blood in the Dean's office of Graz-Mitte of the Stadtkirche Graz.
The (eagle) liberation monument or freedom monument is a sculpture in the center of the Styrian state capital Graz. The monument created by Wolfgang Skala in 1960 is dedicated to the exemption from National Socialism, as it used to be assumed. This fact has been critically discussed in recent times.
37. Schulschwesternkirche zur Unbefleckten Empfängnis
The School Sisters' Church of the Immaculate Conception is a Roman Catholic church in the 14th district of Eggenberg in Graz, Germany. She belongs to the Graz School Sisters and belongs to the parish of Graz-St. Vinzenz, and thus belongs to the deanery of Graz-West of the City Church of Graz.
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.
39. Filialkirche Mariagrün
The Roman Catholic Mariagrüner Church, also a pilgrimage church of Mariä Visitation or Station Caplane Graz-Mariagrün is the center of Mariagrün, a small district of Graz, in the Mariatrost district. It is considered the most important church foundation of a citizen of the city of Graz.
40. Pfarrkirche St. Veit
The parish church of Graz-St. St. Vitus is a Roman Catholic church in St. Veit, a district of the twelfth district of Andritz in Graz, Germany. It is dedicated to St. Vitus, and is the parish church of the parish of Graz-St. Veit in the pastoral care area Graz-Nord of the Graz region.
41. Palais Inzaghi
The Palais Inzaghi is a former city palace in Graz. It is located at the corner of Mehlplatz and Prokopigasse in the first district of the city. There are a total of three palaces in Graz that belonged to the Inzaghi family. The other two are located on Bischofplatz and Bürgergasse.
The Burgtor is located at the interface between Hofgasse and Erzherzog-Johann-Allee. It is located in the district of Innere City of Graz and is part of the city crown of Graz. In addition to the exterior of Paulustor, the building is the only remaining walltor in the city of Graz.
The branch church of Hl. Rupert, also called Rupertikirche, is located in Hohenrain, Hart bei Graz, directly on the border of Graz near the castle Lustbühel, near the castle Lustbühel. It belongs to the parish of Graz-St. Peter in the Dean of Graz-Süd of the City Church of Graz.
44. Sankt Johann und Paul
The Church of St. John and Paul is a small Roman Catholic mountain church in the 15th district of Wetzelsdorf in Graz. It is owned by the City of Graz and is subordinate to the City Church of Graz as a mess chapel of the parish of Graz-Christkönig in the deanery of Graz-West.
Das Moserhof-Schlössl, auch bekannt als Messe-Schlössl, ist ein kleines Stadtschloss in der Münzgrabenstraße Ecke Moserhofgasse am Rand der steil abfallenden Murterrasse im sechsten Grazer Stadtbezirk Jakomini. Während der Grazer Messe ist es Teil des Vergnügungsparks.
46. Karmelitinnenkirche zum Heiligen Josef
The Carmelitus Church for St. Josef is a Roman Catholic church building in the third district of Graz Geidorf, which is the monastery church of a convent of the unstagled Carmelite. Previously there was one in Graz. Josef consecrated church, which is agreement in the 1930s.
47. Schloss Messendorf
Messendorf Castle is located on St.-Peter-Hauptstraße in the district of Messendorf in the eighth district of Graz, St. Peter. The building, which was formerly used as a special hospital for psychiatry and neurology, is currently home to the Graz Waldorf School.
48. Pfarrkirche Zur Heiligen Familie
The church to the Holy Family, including the parish church of Andritz, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the twelfth of Graz district of Andritz. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Andritz in the Deanery Graz-Nord of the city church of Graz.
49. Mariahilfer Kirche
51. Kirche der Barmherzigen Schwestern
The Convent of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul in the fourth district of Lend in Graz is a branch of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul FdC (BHS/TdchL). The Church of the Immaculate Conception is the monastery church.
52. Fairytale Express
The Double spiral staircase in Graz, a twin spiral staircase, was built in 1499/1500 in the reign of the German king and later Emperor Maximilian I. by an unknown builder of a medieval building hut in the Graz Castle of Stonemasonry.
54. Graz Hauptbahnhof
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 tram.
55. Anstaltskirche LSF Graz
The Church of St. Kreuz im LKH Graz II Situation Süd is a church in the district of Straßgang in Graz, Germany. It is located on the premises of the LKH Graz II site Süd and belongs to the parish of Graz-St. Elisabeth in Webling.
56. Grazer Dom
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.
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.
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.
The Church of Mint, the Fatima Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary or the Parish Church of Graz-Münzgraben, is a Catholic church in Graz, built in 1952–60 according to the plans of the Austrian architect Georg Lippert.
60. Anna Plochl
Anna Maria Josephine Plochl was the morganatic wife of Archduke John of Austria. She was given the title Baroness von Brandhofen and then Countess von Meran. She and her husband were the parents of Franz, Count von Meran.
61. Kirche Hl. Kyrill und Method
The Church of St. Cyril und Method is a Serbian Orthodox church in Gries, 5th district of Graz. The originally Roman Catholic Church as the crucified Savior is today consecrated to the Slavian postles Cyril and Method.
62. Halle für Kunst Steiermark
The Rosenhof, also known as Neidenberg, is a former Graz noble farm, 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.
64. Sankt Florian
The Florianikirche is a small Roman Catholic mountain church in the 16th Graz district of Straßgang. It stands on the Florianiberg, a 527 m above sea level. A. High elevation of the mountains west of Graz.
65. Sankt Lukas
St. Luke Church is a Roman Catholic church in Gries, Graz, Germany. The pastoral care centre is a branch church of the parish of St. Andrä and belongs to the Dean of Graz-Mitte of the city church of Graz.
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 there is a crucifixion group with three crosses and several chapels.
The Christkönigskirche is a Roman Catholic church in the 15th Graz district of Wetzelsdorf. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz Christ king in the Deanery Graz-West of the city church Graz.
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