Uhrturm

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  • Address: Schlossberg 8010 Graz, Austria
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Tower, Heritage Building

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 a heartfelt appeal and a hefty donation from the citizens saved the Clock Tower. Each of the tower’s four faces has its own dial. The tower also has three bells: the hour bell rings every hour; the fire bell is fire warning system from 1645; and the hangdog bell used to ring out executions.

You can of course, climb the tower for a view – red roofs, steel and glass towers, spires and the domes of churches in Graz will keep you very preoccupied.

At the foot of the clock tower and down some stairs, you’ll see the statue of a dog. The legend goes that a dog’s barking saved the emperor's daughter Kunigunde from being kidnapped by the Hungarian King Matthias Corvinus.

  • This is a wonderful place for sunset watching.

  • The lift charges EUR 1.20 to the top.
  • EUR 2.20 is the maximum adult prices for the funicular; check the attraction website for possible discounts.

Funicular times:

  • Sun-Wed: 9am-12am
  • Thu-Sat: 9am-2am

Schlossberglift: 8am-12:30am

  • Tram lines 4 and 5 stop at the stops "Schloßbergbahn" and "Schloßbergplatz / Mur Island

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  • Uhrturm Address: Schlossberg 8010 Graz, Austria
  • Uhrturm Timing: 24-hrs
  • Uhrturm Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Uhrturm(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Uhrturm: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Graz include Uhrturm in their plan

  • 35.25% of people start their Uhrturm visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Uhrturm

Monday, Friday and Sunday

58.82% of people prefer walking in order to reach Uhrturm

People normally club together Sporgasse and Hauptplatz while planning their visit to Uhrturm.

People also prefer to start their day with Uhrturm.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Graz egyik szimbóluma, jól mutat a kis hegy tetején. Kedves épület.

  • Schöne Aussicht von oben. Der Schlossberg ist ein Muss für alle GrazbesucherInnen (Genauso wie für die GrazerInnen) Der Uhrturm selbst ist nur ein winziger Teil des „Ausfluges“.

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