11 Sights in Villach, Austria (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Villach, 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 11 sights are available in Villach, Austria.

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1. Burg Landskron

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Landskron Castle is a medieval hill castle northeast of Villach in the state of Carinthia, Austria. Dating to the early 14th century, the castle ruins are located on a rock cone of the Ossiach Tauern range, at an elevation of 658 metres (2,159 ft) above sea level. Today Landskron Castle, its falconry centre conducting regular flying demonstrations, and the nearby macaque enclosure are major tourist destinations.

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2. Pfarrkirche Sankt Leonhard

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The parish church of St. Leonhard in the Villach district of the same name was first mentioned in 1399. The late Gothic building was partially destroyed in a bomb attack on March 22, 1945. In 1947, the church, which was rebuilt by Walter Mayr, was consecrated. St. Leonhard was a branch of St. Nikolai and was only raised to the parish in 1954.

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3. Filialkirche Heiliger Michael

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Filialkirche Heiliger Michael Raul de Chissota / Public domain

St Michael's Church sits on a steep wooded hill east of the village of St Michael in the city of Village. The church belongs to the Roman Catholic diocese of Maria Landskron and was first mentioned in 1431. In 1494, it was awarded to the Order of St. George along with Landskron Castle and became its own in 1511.

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4. Kirche im Stadtpark

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The Evangelical Church in the city park is the end of October 10th in Villach. In its external appearance, the Church is one of the main contributions to the sacral building of historicism in Carinthia. The church is the main church of the Evangelical Superintendur A. B. Carinthia and East Tyrol.

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5. Affenberg Landskron

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Affenberg Landskron is a zoo in Villach, Austria. 160 Japanese macaques. Animal husbandry is semi-free compared to other zoos, meaning animals live on a fenced, wooded land that provides 40,000 square meters of habitat for monkeys. Affenberg is a Class A zoo under Austrian law.

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6. Auferstehungskirche

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Auferstehungskirche Mefusbren69 / Public domain

The Evangelical Resurrection Church in Linde District of Villahe City is part of the Villahe-Nord Evangelical Community Center. The church was consecrated in 1987 and Villach-Nord was elevated to an independent parish two years later.

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7. Adlerarena Burg Landskron

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Adlerarena Burg Landskron T. Lessiak / Public domain

The eagle arena at Landskron Castle is a bird of prey and owl park with daily flight demonstrations. The arena is part of the Landskron Castle, in which the Affenberg Landskron is located in addition to the burial restaurant.

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8. Sankt Johanner Kirche

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St. John's Church is located on a hill at an altitude of 560 meters. Above the Völkendorf district of A. Villach. The sacred Roman Catholic building belonging to the diocese of Völkendorf is dedicated to John the Baptist.

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9. Pfarrkirche St. Nikolai

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The Roman Catholic Church of Saint Nicholas in Villah is a neo-Gothic church maintained by the local Franciscan monastery. The affiliated churches of Oberwollanig and Sankt Magdalen also belong to the diocese.

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10. Filialkirche St. Andrä

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Filialkirche St. Andrä Raul de Chissota / Public domain

St. Endra's Church, located in Villach's eponymous district, belongs to the parish of Maria Landskron. The church first mentioned in 1664 was destroyed in a fire in 1826. Its successor was inaugurated in 1861.

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11. Evangelische Pfarrkirche Sankt Ruprecht

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The Evangelical Church of St. Ruprecht is an Evangelical Lutheran church building in the Villach district of St. Ruprecht. The building stands west of the Roman Catholic branch church of St. Ruprecht.

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