Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Graz, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 7.4 km
Ascend 140 m
Descend 122 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: 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)

748 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

180 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Palais Lengheimb

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The Palais Lengheimb is a former city palace in Graz. It is located in Hans-Sachs-Gasse in the first district of the city, Innere Stadt. A palace of the same name, which belonged to the Lengheimb family, stands in the Bürgergasse. The Palais Stubenberg is directly connected to the palace.

Wikipedia: Palais Lengheimb (Hans-Sachs-Gasse) (DE)

42 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Palais Stubenberg

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The Palais Stubenberg-Wildenstein is a former city palace in Graz, Germany. It is located on the corner of Tummelplatz and Hans-Sachs-Gasse in the first district of the city, Innere Stadt. The building is directly connected to the Palais Lengheimb.

Wikipedia: Palais Stubenberg (DE)

299 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: 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

125 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Landplagenbild

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The Landplagenbild, also called the "Population of God", is located on the southern outer wall of the Graz Cathedral. The fresco, which was created in 1485, probably comes from Thomas von Villach. It is considered one of the historically and artistically most important frescoes in Styria.

Wikipedia: Landplagenbild (DE)

46 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: 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 8: 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)

80 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: 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 10: 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)

329 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: 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

411 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: Oper

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The Graz Opera is an Austrian opera house and opera company based in Graz. The orchestra of the opera house also performs concerts as the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra.

Wikipedia: Graz Opera (EN), Website

193 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Next Liberty

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Next Liberty is a children's and youth theatre in Graz's first district, Innere Stadt. With over 65,000 spectators and more than 200 performances per season, it is one of the five most successful in the German-speaking world. The company belongs to the Theaterholding Graz.

Wikipedia: Next Liberty (DE)

94 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: 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 15: 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

1099 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 16: Froschkönigbrunnen

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The Froschkönigbrunnen is a memorial fountain in the ninth district of Graz. It stands on a small lawn in front of the entrance to the Waltendorf elementary school. The fountain is listed.

Wikipedia: Froschkönigbrunnen (Graz-Waltendorf) (DE)

737 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 17: Hallerschloss

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The Hallerschloss or Sparbersbach Castle is a castle on the western slope of the Ruckerlberg in the Waltendorf district of Graz. Its form today mostly dates from the 17th century. It was redesigned many times during the 19th and 20th centuries. His story goes back to the 13th century.

Wikipedia: Hallerschloss (Graz) (DE)

1624 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 18: Mausoleum Prokesch-Osten

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The St. Leonhard Cemetery in Graz is located in the district of St. Leonhard and belongs to the Roman Catholic parish of Graz-St. Leonhard. The large cemetery is located to the south and east of St. Leonhard's Church and contains numerous historically significant grave monuments.

Wikipedia: Friedhof St. Leonhard (DE)


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