Top Historical Places in Graz

Historical Places in Graz - Witness the History of Graz

Graz is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Graz one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Graz is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Graz or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Graz. Explore the historical monuments of Graz with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Graz guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Graz page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Graz

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Graz.

  • Uhrturm

    #1 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz

    Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Tower

    Address: Schlossberg 8010 Graz

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This 28 metre 13th century clock tower is very dear to the people of Graz. When Napoleon finally took possession of Graz back in the 19th century, he destroyed most of the fort on the Schlossberg, but...Read more

  • Grazer Schlossberg

    #2 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz
    Grazer Schlossberg

    Tags: View Point, Castle, Tourist Center, Hill

    Address: Kaiser Franz Josef Kai 38 8010 Graz

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At 123 metres high, the Castle Hill is the best place in Graz from which to capture 360 degree panoramas. Even better, the closest access to the hill is from the city’s main square. There are th...Read more

  • Schloss Eggenberg

    #3 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz
    Schloss Eggenberg

    Tags: Church, Museum, Garden, View Point

    Address: Eggenberg, 8020 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 t...Read more

  • Sporgasse

    #4 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz

    Tags: Church, Cafe, Restaurant, Tourist Center

    Address: Sporgasse, Graz, 8010, 8010, Austria

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This cheerful little pedestrian street is older than the city of Graz itself. It used to be an important trade road in roman times. Today, you will visit it for two things – the shopping, and th...Read more

  • Burgruine Gosting

    #5 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz
    Burgruine Gosting

    Tags: Church, Ancient Ruin, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Ruinenweg, Graz 8051, Austria

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Though now in ruins, this 11th century castle once held an important strategic location. It was in use until the 15th century to protect against the Turkish and Hungarian forces. In 1723, lightning st...Read more

  • Mausoleum Of Emperor Ferdinand I I

    #6 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz
    Mausoleum Of Emperor Ferdinand I I

    Tags: Church, Tourist Center, Tower, Architecture

    Address: Burggasse, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 10:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    He was the most famous Holy Roman Emperor, and he was born here in Graz. His efforts to suppress Protestanism and restore Catholicism as Europe’s only version of Christianity infused much of the...Read more

  • Rathaus

    #7 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz

    Tags: Historical Site, Tourist Center, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Hauptplatz, Graz 8010, Austria


    This has been the location of the city administration ever since the 16th century, when there was only a simple Renaissance style building-cum-prison here. The classical building you see today was bui...Read more

  • Landhaushof

    #8 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Tourist Center, Fountain

    Address: Herrengasse 16, 8010 Graz, Austria


    Right in the middle of Graz city, hidden away, is this lovely Renaissance courtyard. It looks like a slice of Venice was hidden away in the city by the architect, Domenico dell'Aglio. The building tha...Read more

  • Domkirche

    #9 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Graz

    Tags: Religious Site, Landmark, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Burggasse 3, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 06:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This late-Gothic cathedral is part of Graz’s ‘city crown’ and UNESCO world heritage site. The church was built in the 15th century to replace the earlier 15th century Romanesque chur...Read more

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