Explore interesting sights in Linz, 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 10 sights are available in Linz, Austria.Sightseeing Tours in Linz
1. Musiktheater Linz
The Musiktheater Linz is a venue of the Landestheater Linz. The building, designed by Terry Pawson, was built between 2008 and 2013 and serves as the theatre and opera house of the city of Linz. The official opening of the music theatre, which was opened by Heinz Fischer on 11 April 2013, took place on 12 April 2013 with the world premiere of the opera Spuren der Verirrten by Philip Glass based on the play of the same name by Peter Handke. Political disputes over the location, the announcement of two architectural competitions and the holding of a referendum were the causes of the several years of delays in the start of construction.
2. Linz Castle
The Castle of Linz is a castle in Linz am Rhein, Germany, built between 1364 and 1368 by Heinrich von Virneburg, who was the archbishop of Cologne at the time. The main function of the castle was to collect river tolls. During the Neuss War in 1475, the castle was besieged and badly damaged. From 1811 to 1851, it served as a prison. The castle lost its importance when the town of Linz am Rhein was sold to Prussia in 1820. In 1942–1945, during the Second World War, the castle was once again used as a prison. The structure today is now privately owned and used as a public venue.
3. Linz Parish Church
The Roman Catholic parish church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the city of Linz in Upper Austria was staked out during the foundation survey of the city expansion in 1207 and erected as a single-nave Romanesque church building with nave and choir. Later, a new, larger Gothic choir was built and the tower was added. Today's parish church was expanded into a three-nave in the Baroque period and the choir was enlarged again.
4. forum metall
The Donaulände, popularly known as the Donaupark or Lände, is a public park in Linz, which is located in the city center between the Nibelungen Bridge and the VOEST Bridge on the southern bank of the Danube. The Donaulände serves as a recreation park and also as a venue for cultural events, such as the Linzer Klangwolke and the Linzfest. In addition, the Donaulände is a popular meeting place for Linz's youth culture in summer.
5. Tower 24 (Ehrentrude)
The Linz Tower Fortification, or Maximilian Tower Line, was a fortification built in the 1830s. It consisted of a belt of fortification towers around the city of Linz and is also known as the Danube Fortress Linz, the Entrenched Camp of Linz or the Maximilian Fortification. The towers of the complex are sometimes referred to as the Maximilian Towers.
6. St. Josef und St. Quirinus
The parish church Kleinmünchen is located in the Linz district of Kleinmünchen in Upper Austria. The Roman Catholic parish church, dedicated to Saints Joseph and Quirinus of Siscia, belongs to the deanery of Linz-Süd in the diocese of Linz. The church is a listed building.
The Brucknerhaus is a festival and congress centre in Linz, Austria named after the Austrian composer Anton Bruckner. The building was designed by Finnish architects Heikki and Kaija Siren. Its construction took place from 1969 to 1973. It opened on 23 March 1974.
8. Upper Austrian Literature Museum in StifterHaus
9. Old Cathedral
The Old Cathedral, also called the Church of Ignatius or the Jesuit Church is a church in Linz, Austria. It was built between 1669 and 1683 in Baroque style. From 1785 to 1909 it served as cathedral of the Diocese of Linz.
The Volksgarten is a park in the Upper Austrian capital Linz with an area of about three hectares. It is located in the Volksgarten district named after him between the main train station and Landstraße.
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