Explore Graz in Austria with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.Individual Sights in Graz
Sight 1: 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.
Sight 2: Kreuzkirche
The Kreuzkirche is a Protestant parish church in the 4th district of Lend in Graz.
Sight 3: Volksgarten
The Graz Volksgarten is a 4.6 hectare public park in the district of Lend in Graz. The park was opened in 1875 as a counterpart to the larger Graz city park on the other side of the Mur.
Sight 4: Orpheum
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.
Sight 5: 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.
Sight 6: 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.
Sight 7: 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.
Sight 8: Franziskanerkirche
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.
Sight 9: Stefaniensaal
The Stefaniensaal is one of the most traditional concert and event halls in Graz.
Sight 10: Styrian ArmouryBook Ticket*
Sight 11: Gemaltes Haus
The Duke Court is a building in the Grazer Herrengasse, whose front is completely painted.
Sight 12: Deutschritterordenshaus
The German Knight Order House is located in Grazer Sporgasse corner Hofgasse in the first district of inner city.
Sight 13: 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.
Sight 14: Freiheitsdenkmal
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.
Sight 15: Stadtpark
The Graz Stadtpark, the largest public park in Graz, was founded in 1869 on the surface of the Glacis in front of the city wall under the mayor of Moritz Ritter von Franck and completed in 1872.
Sight 16: Reinerhof
The Reinerhof, also Reiner Hof, in the first district of inner city is the oldest documentary building of the city of Graz. The name comes from its first owner, the pen.
Sight 17: Palais Khuenburg
Khuenburg Palace is a former city palace in the Sackstraße district of Innere City. Today the GrazMuseum is located in the premises.
Sight 18: Kasematten
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.
Sight 19: 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.
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