Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Linz, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 1.2 km
Ascend 38 m
Descend 8 m

Explore Linz 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 Linz

Sight 1: Upper Austrian Literature Museum in StifterHaus

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The founder building built in Linz in 1844, in which Adalbert Stifter lived from 1848 until his death in 1868, now houses the Upper Austrian Literature Museum, the Adalbert Stifter Institute and the Upper Austrian Literature House.

Wikipedia: Stifterhaus (Linz) (DE), Website

237 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Linz Parish Church

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Linz Parish Church Anneli Salo / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Roman Catholic parish church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the city of Linz in Upper Austria was marked out during the foundation survey of the city expansion in 1207 and built as a single-nave Romanesque church building with nave and choir. Later, a new, larger Gothic choir was built and the tower was added. Today's parish church was expanded into a three-nave in the Baroque period and the choir was enlarged again.

Wikipedia: Stadtpfarrkirche (Linz) (DE), Website, Website

157 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Old Cathedral

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The Old Cathedral, also called the Church of Ignatius or the Jesuit Church, is a church in Linz, Austria. It was built between 1669 and 1683 in Baroque style. From 1785 to 1909 it served as cathedral of the Diocese of Linz.

Wikipedia: Old Cathedral, Linz (EN)

182 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Trinity Column

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The Trinity Column, a plague column from the 18th century, is located in the middle of Linz's main square, which is one of the most beautiful hall squares in Austria.

Wikipedia: Dreifaltigkeitssäule (Linz) (DE)

255 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Church of the Minor Friars

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The Linz Minorite Church, also known as the Landhauskirche, is a Roman Catholic church in the city center of Linz, Germany. The Rococo church with the patronage of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary is owned by the Upper Austrian provincial government, is a subsidiary church of the parish of Linz and is used by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, which also owns the church rectorate. The church building is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Minoritenkirche (Linz) (DE)

416 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Linz Castle

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The Linz Castle is located on a hill above the old town district of Linz directly on the Danube.

Wikipedia: Linzer Schloss (DE)


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