Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Linz, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 12 sights
Distance 5.4 km
Ascend 72 m
Descend 96 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: St. Mary's Cathedral

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The New Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Linz, Austria. The neo-Gothic church is the largest, though not the tallest church in Austria.

Wikipedia: New Cathedral, Linz (EN), Website

585 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: 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 3: 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)

408 meters / 5 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)

182 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

157 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: 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

237 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: 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

529 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 8: NORDICO Museum of the city of Linz

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The Stadtmuseum Nordico is a museum in Linz, the capital of Upper Austria. It is located in the town hall district at Simon-Wiesenthal-Platz 1.

Wikipedia: Nordico (DE), Website

260 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Elisabethinenkirche

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Elisabethinenkirche Christian Wirth, Wirthi / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Roman Catholic Church of St. Elizabeth's Church is a baroque domed church in Linz (Upper Austria), whose architecture and interior decoration already show classicist influences. It is dedicated to St. Francis of Assisi. The church is located in the southwest corner of the Monastery of Elizabethine.

Wikipedia: Elisabethinenkirche (Linz) (DE)

897 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 10: Brucknerhaus

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Brucknerhaus No machine-readable author provided. Koenjo~commonswiki assumed (based on copyright claims). / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Brucknerhaus is a festival and congress centre in Linz, Austria named after the Austrian composer Anton Bruckner. The building was designed by Finnish architects Heikki and Kaija Siren. Its construction took place from 1969 to 1973. It opened on 23 March 1974.

Wikipedia: Brucknerhaus (EN), Logo, Website

333 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: forum metall

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The Danube Lands, also known as Danube Park or Lände, is a public park in Linz, located in the city centre between the Nibelungen Bridge and the VOEST Bridge on the southern shore of the Danube. The Danube Land serves as a recreation park and also as a venue for cultural events, such as the Linz Klangwolke and the Linz Festival. In addition, the Danube Lands are considered a popular meeting place for the Linz Youth Culture in summer.

Wikipedia: Donaulände (Linz) (DE)

1400 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 12: Tower 25 (Winfriede)

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The Tower Fortification Linz or Maximilian Tower Line was a fortification built in the 1830s. It consisted of a belt of fortification towers around the city of Linz and is also known as the Danube Fortress Linz, the Entrenched Camp of Linz or the Maximilian Fortifications. The towers of the complex are sometimes referred to as the Maximilian Towers.

Wikipedia: Turmbefestigung Linz (DE)


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