Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Graz, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 8.6 km
Ascend 210 m
Descend 118 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: Christuskirche

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The Christuskirche is an Evangelical Lutheran church in the 14th district of Graz, Eggenberg, and the parish church of the parish of Graz-Eggenberg.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Graz) (DE)

450 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Schutzengelkirche

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The Parish Church of the Holy Guardian Angels is a Roman Catholic parish church in the 14th district of Eggenberg in Graz, Germany.

Wikipedia: Schutzengelkirche (Graz) (DE)

1236 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 3: Sankt Vinzenz

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St. Vincent's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in the 14th district of Eggenberg in Graz and is dedicated to St. Vincent de Paul.

Wikipedia: Vinzenzkirche (Graz) (DE)

1274 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 4: Graz Hauptbahnhof

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Graz Hauptbahnhof, abbreviated Graz Hbf, is the main railway station in Graz, the capital of the Austrian federal state Styria. The station is located some 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the city centre, to which it is connected by tram.

Wikipedia: Graz Hauptbahnhof (EN)

707 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Kirche der Barmherzigen Schwestern

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The Convent of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul in the fourth district of Lend in Graz is a branch of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul FdC (BHS/TdchL). The Church of the Immaculate Conception is the monastery church.

Wikipedia: Vinzentinerinnen Graz (DE)

363 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Kreuzkirche

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The Kreuzkirche is a Protestant parish church in the 4th district of Lend, Graz.

Wikipedia: Kreuzkirche (Graz) (DE)

591 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: 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)

550 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 8: Mariahilfer Kirche

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Mariahilfer Kirche Manfred Werner - Tsui / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Church of Mariahilf (Mariahilfkirche) in the Styrian capital of Graz is a pilgrimage church and since 1783 the parish church of the parish of Graz-Mariahilf in the deanery of Graz-Mitte. Attached to the church is the Minorite Monastery in Graz.

Wikipedia: Mariahilferkirche (Graz) (DE), Website

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Murinsel

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The Murinsel in Graz, Austria, is an artificial floating "island" in the middle of the river Mur and links the two banks on both sides. At night the blue navigation lights that surround the structure light up. This landmark of Graz was designed by New York City artist Vito Acconci on the occasion of Graz becoming the 2003 European Capital of Culture.

Wikipedia: Murinsel (EN), Website

347 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Schloßbergbahn

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Schloßbergbahn Jean François Riemer (CaptPicard) / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Schlossbergbahn, or Schloßbergbahn, is a funicular railway in the Austrian city of Graz. It connects the city centre with the Schloßberg, a hill and the site of a demolished fortress, with extensive views over the city.

Wikipedia: Schlossbergbahn (Graz) (EN)

263 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Holy Trinity church

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The Holy Trinity Church is a Roman Catholic church in the first district of Graz, Innere Stadt. It is located between Schloßbergplatz and Murkai in Sackstraße.

Wikipedia: Dreifaltigkeitskirche (Graz) (DE)

85 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Palais Attems

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The Palais Attems, in the province of Styria in Austria, is located in the First District of Graz, Innere Stadt, at the transition between Sackstraße and Schloßbergplatz. It is "the most important aristocratic palace in Styria". Adjoining the building is the Small Palace Attems, also known as the Widow's Palace. On the opposite side of Sackstraße are the Reinerhof and the Palais Khuenburg, on the same side of the street the Trinity Church.

Wikipedia: Palais Attems (DE)

371 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: Deutschritterordenshaus

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The House of the Teutonic Knights is located on the corner of Sporgasse and Hofgasse in Graz's first district, the inner city.

Wikipedia: Deutschritterordenshaus (Graz) (DE)

263 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Schauspielhaus

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The Schauspielhaus Graz is an Austrian spoken theatre. It is part of the city crown of Graz and is located in the first district of the inner city.

Wikipedia: Schauspielhaus Graz (DE), Website

446 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: 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)

558 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 16: Grazer Uhrturm

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The Graz Clock Tower is a 28-metre-high clock tower. It stands on the Schloßberg and is the landmark of Graz with its dials over 5 meters in diameter and gold-plated hands.

Wikipedia: Grazer Uhrturm (DE)

113 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Reinerhof

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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.

Wikipedia: Reinerhof (DE)

89 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 18: Palais Khuenburg

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The Palais Khuenburg is a former city palace in Graz in the Sackstraße in the Innere Stadt district. Today, the Graz Museum is located in the premises.

Wikipedia: Palais Khuenburg (DE)

202 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 19: Fairytale Express

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The Fairytale Express Graz is a 2 km (1.2 mi) long 600 mm gauge grotto railway in the tunnel of the Schloßberg in Graz. It starts in the tunnel at the lower level of the Schloßberg lift, which is accessible from Schloßbergplatz.

Wikipedia: Fairytale Express Graz (EN), Website

385 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 20: Kasematten

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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.

Wikipedia: Schloßbergbühne Kasematten (DE)


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