Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Graz, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 4.9 km
Ascend 136 m
Descend 124 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: Hilmteichwarte

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The Hilmwarte, sometimes also known as the Hilmteichwarte, is a weather radar research station and a former observation tower in the eleventh district of Graz, Mariatrost.

Wikipedia: Hilmwarte (DE)

910 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 2: Botanischer Garten der Universität Graz

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The Botanical Garden at the Institute of Plant Sciences at the University of Graz is located in the third district of Graz, Geidorf.

Wikipedia: Botanischer Garten der Universität Graz (DE), Website

560 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: Bonaparte-Villa

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Founded in 1825 and no longer in existence, the Graz sugar factory was itself important for Styrian industrial history and stood on a historically remarkable site.

Wikipedia: Grazer Zuckerfabrik (DE)

603 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Meerscheinschlössl

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The Meerscheinschlössl is a baroque palace in Mozartgasse in the third district of Graz, Geidorf.

Wikipedia: Meerscheinschlössl (DE)

803 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Grabenkirche

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The Grabenkirche, also Pfarrkirche Graz-Graben, Church of St. John the Baptist Geidorf, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the third district of Geidorf in Styria, Austria. The church, which is subordinate to the patronage of St. John the Baptist, belongs to the Capuchin branch and the Grabenkloster and to the pastoral care area Graz-Nord of the City Church of Graz in the Diocese of Graz-Seckau. The church is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Grabenkirche (DE)

416 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Kirche zum heiligen Kreuz

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The church and the convent of the Sisters of the Holy Cross are located in Kreuzgasse in the third district of Graz, Geidorf. The convent is a branch of the Sisters of Charity of the Holy Cross. Next to it is the Sanatorium of the Sisters of the Cross, a general hospital. Both buildings, the monastery and the main wing of the hospital complex, are listed buildings.

Wikipedia: Kirche und Konvent der Kreuzschwestern (Graz) (DE)

1119 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 7: Sommerrefektorium der Jesuiten

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The former summer refectoration of the Jesuits is a listed building on the so -called Rosenhain in the 3rd Graz district of Geidorf. The Jesuits had large parts of this hill northeast of the city center, which they used with the establishment of the refectory in 1654, among other things, to recover the religious members.

Wikipedia: Sommerrefektorium der Jesuiten (DE)

505 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 8: Hubertus-Schlössl

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The Hubertus-Schlössl is a residence on the Rosenberg in the third district of Graz, Geidorf.

Wikipedia: Hubertus-Schlössl (DE)


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