Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Graz, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 7.3 km
Ascend 122 m
Descend 111 m

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.

Activities in GrazIndividual Sights in Graz

Sight 1: Museum der Wahrnehmung

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The Museum of Perception is a museum in Graz that opened in 1996. It deals with works from all areas of art, music, architecture, philosophy and literature that deals with phenomena of perception. It is housed on the upper floors of the octagonal, listed building, which stands freely on the edge of the Augarten and originally served exclusively as a municipal public bath.

Wikipedia: Museum der Wahrnehmung (DE), Website

443 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: 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.

Wikipedia: New Synagogue of Graz (EN)

399 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Seelöwenbrunnen

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In this list, sea lion fountain is listed, i.e. fountains in public space that have sea lions on the subject.

Wikipedia: Liste von Seelöwenbrunnen (DE)

804 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 4: 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 renovation. It is located in the 5th district of Graz, Gries, in the building of today's New Middle School St. Andrä.

Wikipedia: Altkatholische Kirche (Graz) (DE)

355 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Orpheum

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The Graz Orpheum in the Lend district is historically one of the oldest event venues in Graz; it is housed in the building that replaced the Graz Varietés from 1899 to 1936 in 1950 and, along with the Schloßbergbühne Kasematten and the Dom im Berg, is part of the Grazer Spielstätten GmbH, which was founded in 2008.

Wikipedia: Grazer Orpheum (DE)

272 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Barmherzigenkirche Maria Verkündigung

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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.

Wikipedia: Barmherzigenkirche (Graz) (DE)

568 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Stefaniensaal

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The Stefaniensaal is one of the most traditional concert and event halls in Graz.

Wikipedia: Stefaniensaal (DE)

255 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Styrian Armoury

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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.

Wikipedia: Styrian Armoury (EN), Website

250 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: 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 of the Holy Blood, or Provost's, Main and City Parish Church Graz-Hl. Blut, or Graz parish church for short, is located in the Graz district of Innere Stadt. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Hl. Blood in the Deanery of Graz-Mitte of the City Church of Graz.

Wikipedia: Grazer Stadtpfarrkirche (DE)

384 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Palais Inzaghi

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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.

Wikipedia: Palais Inzaghi (Mehlplatz) (DE)

259 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Diözesanmuseum Graz

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The Diocesan Museum Graz is the museum of the Diocese of Graz-Seckau in Graz, Germany.

Wikipedia: Diözesanmuseum Graz (DE), Website

144 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: 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 from 1786, called the Diocese of Graz-Seckau.

Wikipedia: Graz Cathedral (EN)

41 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 13: Katharinenkirche und Mausoleum

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Katharinenkirche und Mausoleum

The mausoleum of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II (1578–1637) next to Graz Cathedral is a monumental sacred and representative building from the 17th century, which was joined together from two existing buildings. Begun in 1614, continued to be built until 1640, interrupted several times and completed in 1714 after long interruptions in construction, the complex consists of St. Catherine's Church and the adjoining funeral chapel of Emperor Ferdinand II and his family. They form one of Austria's most important architectural monuments from the Mannerist period, the transition period from the Renaissance to the Baroque.

Wikipedia: Mausoleum Kaiser Ferdinands II. (Graz) (DE)

134 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Doppelwendeltreppe

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The Graz DoppelwendlTreppe, a twin turning staircase, was built in the years 1499/1500 during the reign of the German king and later Emperor Maximilian I by an unknown builder of a medieval construction hut in the Graz castle of Steinmetzen.

Wikipedia: Doppelwendeltreppe Graz (DE)

90 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 15: Burgtor

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

Wikipedia: Burgtor (Graz) (DE)

392 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 16: Stadtpark

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The Graz City Park, the largest public park in Graz, was founded in 1869 on the area of the glacis in front of the city wall under Mayor Moritz Ritter von Franck and completed in 1872.

Wikipedia: Grazer Stadtpark (DE)

421 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 17: Leechkirche

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

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.

Wikipedia: Leechkirche (DE)

532 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 18: Halle für Kunst Steiermark

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The Halle für Kunst Steiermark is an exhibition venue for contemporary visual arts in Graz, Austria. Since January 2013, the Kunstverein Medienturm has been responsible for the programmatic direction and operation of the museum.

Wikipedia: Künstlerhaus Graz (DE), Website

543 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 19: Heilandskirche

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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.

Wikipedia: Heilandskirche (Graz) (DE), Website

1003 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 20: Herz-Jesu-Kirche

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The Herz-Jesu-Kirche is the largest church in Graz, Austria. It was designed down to the last detail by architect Georg Hauberrisser and constructed from 1881 to 1887.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (EN), Website


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