Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in 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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Let's witness the history of Graz with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Uhrturm

    #1 of 23 Historical Places 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

  2. Grazer Schlossberg

    #2 of 23 Historical Places 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

  3. Schloss Eggenberg

    #3 of 23 Historical Places 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

  4. Sporgasse

    #4 of 23 Historical Places 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

  5. Burgruine Gosting

    #5 of 23 Historical Places 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

  6. Mausoleum Of Emperor Ferdinand I I

    #6 of 23 Historical Places 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

  7. Rathaus

    #7 of 23 Historical Places 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

  8. Landhaushof

    #8 of 23 Historical Places 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

  9. Domkirche

    #9 of 23 Historical Places 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

  10. Stadtpark

    #10 of 23 Historical Places in Graz

    Tags: Park, Landmark, Statue, Fountain

    Address: Stadtpark 1, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Graz’s largest public park was built in the second half the 19th century. The city wanted it on the style of an English Garden. Today, it’s one of the nicest places in the city to have a p...Read more

  11. Church Of The Franciscans

    #11 of 23 Historical Places in Graz
    Church Of The Franciscans

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Franziskanerpl. 14, 8010 Graz, Austria.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The oldest church in Graz is still owned by the Franciscan order that founded it in 1239. With a low nave and high chancel and a unusually high tower, it’s a striking looking building. Notable h...Read more

  12. Sackstrasse

    #12 of 23 Historical Places in Graz

    Tags: Landmark, Streets

    Address: Sack Street, Graz, 8010, 8071, Austria

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    "Kunst Meile Sackstraße" they call it as the Street of Arts. The name is well deserved. The shops here just may be the most colourful in all of Graz. You have art galleries, jewellery, antiques,...Read more

  13. Glockenspiel Graz

    #13 of 23 Historical Places in Graz
    Glockenspiel Graz

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Glockenspielplatz 4, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    You’ll have to fight you way around a crowd of tourists to see this particular spectacle. See, there’s a building in this square, that has its own clock face. Thrice a day at 11am, 3pm and...Read more

  14. Church Of Our Lady Of Succor

    #14 of 23 Historical Places in Graz
    Church Of Our Lady Of Succor

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Mariahilferpl. 3, 8020 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Completed in 1611, this Baroque church is an important pilgrimage stop. It’s striking twin towers were only added in 1744 though. Today, the church serves as a parish church. It’s main hig...Read more

  15. Herrengasse

    #15 of 23 Historical Places in Graz

    Tags: Mall, Shopping Center, Streets

    Address: Herrengasse 8010 Graz Austria

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This street is a swankier, more upscale, more glamorous version of Sackstrasse. Footwear, watches, cosmetics, jewellery, home décor, textile, accessories, fashion and endless boutiques make up ...Read more

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