Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Linz is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Linz a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Linz.
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Herrenstrasse 26, 4020 Linz, Austria
07:30 am - 07:00 pm
Construction of this huge Roman Catholic Church began in the 1860s. At 130 metres, it’s the longest church in Austria; and its spire soars 135 metres into the sky.
Inside, the Neo-Gothic church’s most striking feature are the stunning stained glass windows; especially the ‘Linz Window’, which narrates the city’s histor...
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Ernst-Koref-Promenade 1, 4020 Linz, Austria
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
With about 1500 works of paintings and sculpture; 10000 prints and drawings; and 1200 photographs, this museum’s collection of modern art is thought to be one of Australia’s most important. Most of the collection is from the 19th century onwards and also contains significant 20th century interwar period works. There is a good collection...
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Domgasse 3, 4020 Linz, Austria
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
Also called the Church of Ignatius or the Jesuit Church, this lovely Baroque building was built between 1689 and 1683.
A famous bit of trivia about his church is that it has quite a musical legacy. Ludwig van Beethoven wrote his Drei Equales for four trombones for performance here in the cathedral. Anton Bruckner, who used to be the church organist...
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Theatergasse 1, 4020 Linz, Austria
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This beautiful 16th century Renaissance building is today the seat of the Upper Austrian Provincial Government. It used to be many things in the past though, including a school at which Johannes Kepler taught for 14 years. Much of the buildings original artwork has unfortunately been destroyed in fires.
The main sights for you to see:
In the summe...
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Landstrasse 31, 4020 Linz, Austria
07:30 am - 06:00 pm
This Baroque church, built between 1665 and 1675, used to be an important nunnery. Today it serves as a parish church. Concerts and art festivals are also held here. Inside the church, there is a famous and prolific collection of paintings by the artist Martin Altomonte. Its other highlights are the Lourdes Grotto shrine and the painting at the ela...
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Am Postlingberg1 , Linz 4040 , Austria
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
Soaring above Linz at Potslingberg is this parish church and basilica. It’s name means the ‘Seven Sorrows of Mary’. It was this church’s reputation as an important pilgrimage site that eventually led to the creation of the Potslinbergbahn. It has a very beautiful altar. From the viewing platform outside the church, the views...
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Rathausviertel, 4020 Linz, Austria
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of the province of Upper Austria. It’s main aim is to help integrate the local 20th century art. It has one of the best collections of photographs in the country. It’s successive temporary exhibition showcase 20th and 21st century art. However, the museum’s most famous collection i...
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Landstraße, 4020 Linz, Austria
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Also known as the ‘Country Church’, Linz’s only rococo church is quite the little gem. It was originally built in the 13th century in Gothic style architecture. In the 18th century, the interior of the church got a Baroque makeover, with three striking red marble altars on the sides. The beautiful high altar is from the 18th centu...
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Landstraße 33, 4020 Linz
06:30 am - 06:45 pm
This Roman Catholic monastic church was founded in 1671, and was completed in 1726. It’s modelled after the Josefskirche in Prague. The architecture is mainly Baroque. One of the main highlights to see is the great 1722 statue of St. Josef in the gable niche. The altar has significant paints by Carlo Carlone, Martin Altomonte, J.A. Wolf and C...