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

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1. Katharinenkirche und Mausoleum

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Katharinenkirche und Mausoleum Marco Almbauer / Public domain

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, which began in 1614 and was completed in 1714 after decades of construction interruptions, consists of St. Catherine's Church and the adjoining funerary 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.

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2. Halle für Kunst Steiermark

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Halle für Kunst Steiermark is a visual arts gallery in Graz, Austria. It is dedicated to contemporary art. Kunstverein Medienturm and his team have been responsible for the planning and operation of the building since January 2013. Therefore, Künstlerhaus Graz is an institution that must emphasize the promotion of artists and local and regional cultural considerations. Künstlerhaus is an early form of "artist self-management", which obviously does not intend to use museums as exhibition halls.

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3. Lazaristenkirche zur Schmerzhaften Mutter

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Lazaristenkirche zur smerhaften Mutter or Marienkirche or Kirche zur smerhaften Mutter is a Roman Catholic church in Lend, the fourth district of Graz. It is the parish church of the diocese of Graz-the painful mother (Marienpfarre)-the northern parish church of Graz, as well as the convent church of the Lazarist missionary home of Graz, the provincial council of the order and the learning home (clergy). Adjacent to the church is the Sisters of Compassion of Graz.

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4. Sankt-Josef-Kirche

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Church of Notre Dame. = = Reference = = = = External Link== Parish Church Graz-St. Josef, or Jubiläumskirche, is a Catholic parish church in Graz, Austria. It is the seat of Graz-Holy Parish. In the city of Graz, the church of Graz-Süd is Dekanat, and Christ's adoptive father, St. Joseph. The building is located at the intersection of Schönaugürtel and Schönaugasse in Jakomini, the sixth district of Graz.

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5. Kirche Maria im Elend zu Straßgang

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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 Maria's seven pain. The patronal interest rate is therefore celebrated on the commemoration day of the seven pain of Mary, September 15th.

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6. Barmherzigenkirche Maria Verkündigung

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Marie ä Verkündigung is a Roman Catholic church in Lend, the fourth district of Graz. This sacred building is located in Annenstraße between Südtiroler Square and Roseggerhaus. The church is a pastoral centre of the Brotherhood of Charity and the monastery, which also takes care of the hospital, belongs to the diocese of Graz-Mariahilf in the Graz-Mite parish of the church of the city of Graz.

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7. Grabenkirche

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The Grabenkirche, also parish church of Graz-Graben, Church St. John the Baptist Geidorf, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the third district of Geidorf in Graz. The Grabenkirche belongs to the branch of the Capuchins, the grave monastery and is consecrated to St. John to the Baptist. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Graben in the Graz-Nord deanery of the city church in Graz.

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8. Platte

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The plate is a 651 m above sea level. A. High survey in the Graz city area. The summit is an approximately 1 hectare plateau, in the middle of which the Stephanienwarte, a former weather station, stands. Today there is a modern environmental and air quality monitoring system on the tower. The survey is open for tourism and offers a Graz panorama from the Stephanienwarte.

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9. 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 reconstruction. It is located in the 5th district of Gries in Graz, in the building of today's Neue Mittelschule St. Andrä.

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10. Sankt Paul

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St Paul's Church is located in Eisteichsiedlung. Pfarrkirche Graz-Waltendorf is a Roman Catholic church built in the 9th century. Waltendorf, Graz District. This church is dedicated to the Apostle Paul and has the patron of Pauli's conversion (January 25th). It is the parish church of the diocese of Graz-Waltendorf and the dean's office of Graz Stadtkirche Graz-Süd.

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11. 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.

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12. Endre Ady

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Endre Ady Aladár Székely / Public domain

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.

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13. 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.

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14. Unbefleckte Empfängnis

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Notre Dame Mary Diocesan Church Graz-Immaculate Conception is a Roman Catholic church built in the 5th century A. D. C. The Church of Notre Dame Mary of Notre Dame. Grace district, Graz. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and is the center of the Parish Church of Graz-the flawless conception of the Parish Hospital of Graz-the Parish Church of Graz.

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15. Leechkirche

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

The Leechkirche, actually Maria Assumption on Leech, is the oldest Roman Catholic church in Graz. It is somewhat hidden in the Geidorf district on a hill and is accessible both from Zinzendorfgasse and from Glacisstrasse. It forms the Kuratbeefizan Graz-Leechkirche of the Graz Cathedral Pan in the Deanery of Graz-Mitte of the city church in Graz.

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16. 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, called the Diocese of Graz-Seckau. The church was built in 1438-62 by Friederick III in the Gothic architecture. Nearby is Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II.

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17. Kindermuseum FRida & freD

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Frida & Fred is a children's museum in Augarten, Graz. It was built in 2003 and directed by architects Hemma Fasch and Jakob Fuchs. Basically, the museum's adventure exhibition is aimed at the age group of 3 to 12 years old. The motto of the exhibition is "Hand-to-Hand", which allows children to participate in the design and experiment.

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18. ehem. Barackenkirche

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Barackenkirche Graz-Liebenau is a church in the Liebenau district of Graz, Austria, located in St. -Paulus-Platz 1. Today, it is used as a cultural and conference center. This building is one of the only two shack churches left in Austria and is listed as a historical site; The other is in Nöstlbach, near St. Marianne, Upper Austria.

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19. Heilandskirche

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Heilandskirche Marion Schneider & Christoph Aistleitner / Public domain

Heilandskirche is one of five Protestant churches in Graz, the capital of the Austrian state of Styria. It's 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.

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20. Freiheitsdenkmal

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Eagle Emancipation Monument or Freedom Monument is a sculpture located in the center of Graz in Styria. The monument, created by Wolfgang Scala in 1960, commemorates the end of Austria's occupation period and not, as previously thought, liberation from National Socialism. This fact has been critically discussed recently.

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21. Hugo Wolf

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Hugo Wolf The original uploader was Dr. Meierhofer at German Wikipedia. / Public domain

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.

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22. Florianiberg

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Mount Floriani is 527 meters above sea level. A. High mountains in the Austrian state of Styria. The elevation lies southwest of Graz, the state capital, and is known as the site of Florian Church in 1597. The mountain may have been inhabited since the Copperstone Age, and there is also an early medieval refuge castle.

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23. Puchmuseum

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The Johann-Puch-Museum Graz is a museum in the city of Graz in Styria and is located on the site of the first work of Johann Puch. It is not a factory museum, but was created on private initiative. Since 2012, it has been housed in the last authentic hall of the Johann Puch factory hall, which is a listed building.

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24. Schulschwesternkirche zur Unbefleckten Empfängnis

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The school sisters' church for Immaculate Conception is a Roman Catholic church in the 14th Graz district of Eggenberg and with the associated private school. It belongs to the Graz school sisters and is the parish of Graz-St. Vinzenz subordinated, and thus belongs to the Deanery Graz-West of the city church Graz.

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25. 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.

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26. Lustbühel

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Lustbühel is 489 meters above sea level. A. High mountains in the Austrian state of Styria. The elevation lies east of the state capital, Graz, and is known for its namesake castle, the Graz-Lustbihull Observatory and popular local entertainment district. There has also been a small nature reserve since 1989.

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27. Johann Josef Fux

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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.

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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.

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29. Hackher-Löwe

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Franz Xaver Knight and Noble Hackher Too Hard, from 1812 onwards, Freiherr Hackher Too Hard K. K. Genius colonel and defender of Graz Castle during the French siege in 1809. On Castle Hill in Graz, the "hacker lion" is still reminiscent of his heroic defense against Napoleon Bonaparte's army.

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30. 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 to the Holy Blood, or Propstei, Haupt and District parish church in Graz-Hl. Blood, or Graz parish church for short, is located in the inner city in Graz. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Hl. Blood in the Deanery Graz-Mitte of the city church of Graz.

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31. Sankt-Antonius-Kirche

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Sankt-Antonius-Kirche Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

St Anthony's Church is a Roman Catholic church located in the first district of the inner city of Graz. It is located on the east side of Schlossberg, next to Styrian Volkskundemuseum in Paulustorgasse. It belongs to Graz-Dom Parish and belongs to Graz-Mite Parish of Graz City Church.

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32. Bürgerspitalskirche zum Heiligen Geist

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Bürgerspitalkirche zum Heiligengeist is a Roman Catholic church built in the 5th century A. D. Grace district, Graz. Today, it is the welfare of Notre Dame Church. The spirit of Bürgerspital in the parish of Graz-St. It belongs to the office of Dean Graz-Mitt of Graz City Church.

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33. 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.

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34. Karmelitinnenkirche zum Heiligen Josef

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The Carmelite 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 Carmelitus. Previously there was one in Graz. Josef consecrated church, which is agreement in the 1930s.

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35. Landplagenbild

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Landplagenbild Thomas von Villach zugeschrieben / Public domain

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.

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36. Burgtor

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Burgtor Published by J. F. Kaiser, Graz, Scan and postprocessing by Hubertl / Public domain

Burgtor is located at the intersection of Hofgasse and Erzherzog-Johann-Allee. It is located in the Innere Stadt district of Graz and is part of the city crown of Graz. Apart from the outside Paulustor, the building is the only surviving wall gate in the city of Graz.

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37. Eisbründlhöhle

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The Eisbründl cave or Bründl cave is a karst cave in the Straßgang district of the Styrian state capital Graz. The episodic water -bearing Bründlbach rises from the cave. The nearby Bründlteiche near the St. Martin Castle form a popular local recreation area.

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38. Frauenkogel

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The Frauenkogel is a 561 m high hill in the western part of the Graz Uplands in the Austrian province of Styria. The elevation is located in the northwest of the state capital Graz. On the western slope are the listed remains of an early medieval refuge castle.

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39. 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.

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40. Schloss Gösting

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Gösting Castle is a baroque castle in Graz, Styria, Austria. It is located at the foot of Burgberg Mountain in Thaler Bach in the 13th century. Gösting district of Graz. The building is accessible by bus number 40, which terminates in front of the castle.

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41. Sankt Johann und Paul

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The Church of St. Johann and Paul is a small Roman Catholic mountain church in the 15th Graz district of Wetzelsdorf. It is owned by the city of Graz and is subordinate to the Graz-Christkönig parish chapel in the Graz-West deanery of the city church Graz.

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42. Grazer Märchenbahn

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The Fairytale Express Graz is a 2 km (1.2 mi) long narrow gauge grotto railway with a gauge of 600 mm 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.

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43. Hallerschloss

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Hallerschloss or Sparbersbach Castle is a castle on the western slope of Ruckerlberg in the Waltendorf district of Graz. Its present form can be traced back to the 17th century. It was built in the 19th century. And 20. It dates back to the 13th century.

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44. Pfarrkirche Zur Heiligen Familie

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The Church of the Holy Family, also known as the Parish Church of Andritz, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the twelfth district of Andritz in Graz. It is the parish church of the parish graz-Andritz in the deanery Graz-Nord of the city church Graz.

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45. Kirche der Barmherzigen Schwestern

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The convent of the merciful sisters from St. Vinzenz von Paul in the fourth district of Lend in Graz is a branch of the merciful sisters from the Holy Vinzenz of Paul FDC (BHS/TDCHL). The Church for Immaculate Conception is the monastery church.

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46. Messe-Schlößl

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Moserhof-Schl ö ssl, also known as Messe-Schl ö ssl, is a small castle at the corner of Münz grabenstraße and Moserhofgasse on the steep edge of Murterrasse in Jakomini district of Graz. It was part of the amusement park during the Graz Fair.

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47. Landeszeughaus

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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.

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48. Pfarrkirche Sankt Leonhard

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The Roman Catholic Leonhardkirche is the parish church of Graz-St. Leonhard of the 2nd municipal district of St. Leonhard in the Austrian city of Graz. It is a late Gothic building with a baroque facade and a recent expansion in the east.

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49. 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.

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50. 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.

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51. Schloss Messendorf

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Schloss Messendorf Georg Matthäus Vischer / Public domain

Messendorf Castle is located in St. Peter's Messendorf District, 8th District, Graz. -Peter-Hauptstraße. The building, once used as a special hospital for psychiatry and neurology, is now home to the Graz Waldorf School.

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52. Anna Plochl

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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.

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53. Mühlschlössl

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Mühl-Schlössl is a small castle on the edge of Volksgarten in the Lend district of the fourth district of Graz. Adjacent to it is the evangelical church of Kreuzkirche, a small castle converted into a vicar in 1910.

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54. Pfarrkirche Don Bosco

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Don Bosco Church is a Catholic parish church in the Gries district of Graz, Austria. It belongs to the Graz-West Diocese of the Graz City Church, as well as the Salesian Branch and Diocese Center of the Don Bosco SDB.

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55. Kirche Hl. Kyrill und Method

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The Church of St. Kyrill and Method is a Serbian Orthodox church in the 5th Graz district of Gries. The originally Roman Catholic Church to the crucified Savior is now ordained the Slavic Postles Kyrill and Method.

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56. Sankt Lukas

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St Luke's Church is a Roman Catholic church built in the 5th century AD. Grace district, Graz. The Shepherd Center is a branch church of St. Andra Parish, which belongs to Graz-Meter parish of Graz City Church.

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57. Münzgrabenkirche

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The Münzgrabenkirche, the Fatimakirche to the Immaculate Heart of Mary or parish church in Graz-Münzgraben, is a Catholic church in Graz, 1952–60 based on the plans of the Austrian architect Georg Lippert.

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58. Fürstenstand

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The prince's stand is the 754 m above sea level. A. High main summit of the Plabutsch, the local mountain of Graz in Styria. The prince's stand, a historical lookout tower, is located directly on the summit.

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59. Christkönigskirche

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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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60. Schweinberg

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Schweinberg is 535 meters above sea level. A. High mountains in the Austrian state of Styria. This altitude is located in the east of Graz, the capital of the state, bordering Kainbach city near Graz.

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