Linz 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 Linz one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Linz 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 Linz 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 Linz. Explore the historical monuments of Linz with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Linz guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Linz page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Linz landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Linz.
#1 of 4 Historical Places in Linz | Added 3854 times in trip plans
At 219 metres long and 60 metres wide, this is one of the largest open public spaces in Austria. It’s quite old – first built in 1230, and used to be a major market. You’ll notice a curious fact about the buildings: they have narrow facades and long bodies. This is because the area around the square was prime real estate and every...
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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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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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Dametzstraße 23, 4020 Linz, Austria
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This city museum is housed in an early 17th century building. For a while it was a Jesuit boarding school for students from Scandinavia. It was bought by the city on 1911 and since then has been continuously used as a museum. It’s collections revolve around archaeology, art and history of the surrounding region, but especially of Linz, right ...