Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Graz, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 9 sights
Distance 6.0 km
Ascend 64 m
Descend 57 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.

Individual Sights in Graz

Sight 1: Münzgrabenkirche

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The Church of Mint, the Fatima Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary or the Parish Church of Graz-Münzgraben, is a Catholic church in Graz, built in 1952–60 according to the plans of the Austrian architect Georg Lippert.

Wikipedia: Münzgrabenkirche (DE)

1498 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: Museum der Wahrnehmung

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The museum of perception is a museum in Graz that opened in 1996. It deals with work from all areas of art, music, architecture, philosophy and literature that deals with phenomena of perception. It is accommodated on the upper floor of the octagonal, listed building, which is freely on the edge of the Augarten and originally served exclusively as a urban folk pool.

Wikipedia: Museum der Wahrnehmung (DE), Website

149 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Kindermuseum FRida & freD

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The Frida & Fred is a children's museum in the Graz Augarten. It was built in 2003 under the direction of the architects Hemma Fasch and Jakob Fuchs. Basically, the museum is aimed at the age group of 3 to 12 year olds with its experience exhibitions. The exhibitions are designed under the motto "Hands On - Minds On" in such a way that the children can help shape and try them out.

Wikipedia: Frida und Fred (DE)

320 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

618 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Karlauer Kirche

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The Karlau Church of the Holy Trinity is a Roman Catholic church in the 5th district of Gries, Graz. It is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Karlau.

Wikipedia: Karlauerkirche (DE)

466 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Unbefleckte Empfängnis

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The Church of the Immaculate Conception is a Roman Catholic church in the 5th district of Gries, Graz, Germany. It is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, and is the parish church of the parish of Graz-Immaculate Conception in the city's hospital in the deanery of Graz-Mitte of the City Church of Graz.

Wikipedia: Altersheimkirche (DE)

1006 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 7: Sankt Lukas

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St. Luke Church is a Roman Catholic church in Gries, Graz, Germany. The pastoral care centre is a branch church of the parish of St. Andrä and belongs to the Dean of Graz-Mitte of the city church of Graz.

Wikipedia: St. Lukas (Graz) (DE)

1567 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 8: Israelitischer Friedhof

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The Jewish cemetery Graz is a Jewish cemetery founded in 1864/65 in today's Graz district of Wetzelsdorf. Since then it has served as the main burial site of the Jewish community in Graz. In 1910 the ceremonial hall of the Graz architect Alexander Zerkowitz was inaugurated on the cemetery grounds. During the November pogroms in 1938, the corpse hall was set on fire and destroyed on November 10, 1938. The site was expropriated and sold to the city of Graz. With the exception of the destroyed ceremonial hall and fewer graves, however, the cemetery remained intact until the end of the war and was removed to the Israelite cultural community in 1946. On November 11, 1991, a new ceremonial hall was opened after the "Thinking/Memorial Year 1938/88".

Wikipedia: Jüdischer Friedhof Graz (DE)

404 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 9: Pfarrkirche Don Bosco

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Don Bosco Church is a Catholic parish church in Gries, Graz, Germany. It is part of the Dean's office of Graz-West of the City Church of Graz, and the parish center of the Salesian Don Boscos SDB.

Wikipedia: Kirche Don Bosco (Graz) (DE)


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