Schloss EggenbergCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
This palace is flamboyant and brilliant. Apparently its architecture and layout are supposed to reflect the universe – they follow a very particular mathematics and allegory. It’s one of the grandest Baroque palaces in Styria. The attraction comprises of three parts:
The Palace Grounds: beautiful geometrical pathways course straight through neat lawns and pretty woods, following Italian and French landscaping styles. You may even sight white and blue peacocks on the grounds. In the northern corner of the grounds is a Planetary Garden. There is also a Lapidarium, where ancient Roman sculptures are exhibited.
The State Rooms: These lavish rooms have been preserved more or less identically to their 17th and 18th century designs, whether in furniture, tapestry or paintings.
The highglights are:
- The Planetary Room – astrology, mythology and other symbolism are united in a complex allegory in this room. It’s one of the best examples of Baroque interiors in the world. Check out the frescoes of the sun and the zodiac signs.
- The Indian Rooms, the Raunacher Rooms.
- The Osaka Folding Screen – a Japanese masterpiece.
- The Rococo Palace church.
- You’re only allowed in the State house as part of a guided tour.
- Fully disabled accessible.
- Check out the museum shop.
- EUR 9.50 for groups of 7+, senior citizens and the diabled.
- ER 5.50 for students under 27 and civil servants.
- Free for under 6.
- Guided tours are not included in ticket price.
- EUR 2 to visit the gardens.
Guided tours timings:
- April - October, Tue-Sun: at 10am, 11am, 12am and hourly from 2pm-4pm
Park and Gardens:
- April - October: 8am-7pm
- November - March: 8am-5pm
Alte Galerie,Archaeology Museum und Coin Cabinet:
- Wednesday – Sunday: 10am-5pm
- Closed Jan 7th - March
- Schloss Eggenberg Tram Stop You may have to drive to here.
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83.33% of people who visit Graz include Schloss Eggenberg in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
53.19% of people start their Schloss Eggenberg visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Schloss Eggenberg
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Schloss Eggenberg
Off we went to see Eggenberg Palace today. Beautiful Baroque building with amazing gardens. Even peacocks strutting around unfazed by our presence. We were a little late for the interior tour but will go back to visit the grand gallery and the stately rooms . There is also an archeological museum. Really very peaceful place. The gentleman at the gate was so pleasant and helpful too. Will be back
The most peaceful place in whole Graz. The park is perfect for wanderers and joggers or families with kids. Inside of the castle worth seeing, but it's paid extra. Ticket for park costs 2€ (1 € for students ). Best place for outdoor photography.
Really big open space with wonderful trees and plants. The castle itself is very nice too. In the park there is a wonderful small cafe, where you can drink excellent coffee and traditional Austrian deserts. It is really peaceful and it is perfect to meet with friends and talk.
Wonderful place to visit! You can travel here by the tram but you should go before 4PM so you can also visit the Museum and other parts. But visiting only the park is also worth the time and money.
So beautiful place to visit in Graz, it's situated in the end of the city, and you can go by walking or with transport, in winter months it's close inside the rooms of Eggenberg palace, but it was great to visit it too, because you can walk inside, only u can't go into the rooms. Outside it have great garden and park, with a lot of peacocks walking around the people. There is and archeological museum, but it doesn't work too when we visit the palace. Recommend to see it.