On a visit to Linz you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Linz. These places are what Linz is all about. These must see places in Linz will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Ars-Electronica-Strasse 1, 4040 Linz, Austria
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is the newer centre, opened in 2009. Its futuristic look is very in keeping with the museum’s focus on humankind and where it is going. It’s probably Linz’s most popular attraction.
The museum explores contemporary topics on the cutting edge of art, technology and society. By the way of interactive exhibits – such as ro...
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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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Auberg, 4040 Linz, Austria
06:00 am - 10:30 pm
This little mountain tram, established in the late 19th century, connects Linz’s Hauptplatz (Main Square) with the Postlingberg district that’s on top of a hill north of the city. It’s one of the steepestadhesion railways in the world. Naturally, then, this is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The journey on the tra...
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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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Schlossberg 1, 4010 Linz, Austria
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The bastion walls around the Freidrich Gate read out: A.E.I.O.U. (AllesErdreichistOsterreichsuntertan – All the earth pays tribute to Austria). That its Emperor’s Friedrich III’s legacy. He lived at this very place until his death in 1493. The fire of 1800 destroyed the building’s south wing; it is now rebuilt in steel and g...
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Am Postlingberg 16, 4040 Linz, Austria
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This attraction is primarily geared for kids – an exciting underground train ride through the realm of dwarves and trolls. The train, which itself looks like a dragon and is called Lenzibald, takes kids through life-size scenes from popular fairy and folktales, and also through a 1:7 size replica of Linz from the 19th and early 20th centuries...
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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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Voestalpine-Strasse 4, 4020 Linz, Austria
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Voestalpine AG is a steel technology and capital based group of companies and they want to tell you exactly how exciting and important steel is. That is why they’ve set up this museum. You’ll see actual steel production (in a giant melting pot) and move through impressive produces light and sound multimedia exhibits and interactive exhi...
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Windflachweg 1, 4040 Linz, Austria
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The zoo isn’t very large – there are about 600 animals from about 120 species. The animals seem happy enough; the environment they are to be kept in is decent.
The place is divided up into two sections:
Tropical House: crocs, snakes, exotic lizards, marmosets, zebras, red pandas, antelopes, kangaroos, parrots and meerkats.