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Graz, Austria

Graz is the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna and the capital of the federal state of Styria (Steiermark). On 1 April 2010 it had a population of 291,890. Graz has a long tradition as a student city: its six universities have more than 44,000 students. Its "Old Town" is one of the best-preserved city centres in Central Europe.

Politically and culturally, Graz was for centuries more important for Slovenes than Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and still remains influential. In 1999, Graz was added to the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage Sites, and the site was extended in 2010 by Schloss Eggenberg. Graz was sole Cultural Capital of Europe for 2003 and got the title of a City of Culinary Delights in 2008.

In the last few years some strikingly modern new public buildings have been erected in the city. The most famous include the Kunsthaus (house of modern art) designed by Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, a museum constructed right next to the river Mur, and the "Murinsel" (island in the Mur), an island made of steel, situated in the river. It was designed by the American architect Vito Acconci and contains a café, an open-air theatre and a playground.

The old town was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1999 due to the harmonious co-existence of typical buildings from different epochs and in different architectural styles. Situated in a cultural borderland between Central Europe, Italy and the Balkan States, Graz absorbed various influences from the neighbouring regions and thus received its exceptional townscape. Today the old town consists of over 1000 buildings, their age ranging from Gothic to Contemporary.

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Graz private accommodation, apartments, hotels...

Romantik Parkhotel Graz Romantik Parkhotel

This exclusive hotel, which exists since 1574, is a member of the Romantik Hotels and Restaurants International.
Hotel Daniel Graz Hotel Daniel

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Burg castle Graz Burg castle

Southeast of Schlossberg is the city’s 15th-century Burg castle, now housing government offices.
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Landhaushof square
Landhaushof square
Landhaushof is a beautiful Italian Renaissance courtyard, a three-tiered gallery connected by walkways and one of the most celebrated examples of Renaissance architecture in Austria.
Hotels
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Hotel Daniel
Hotel Daniel
Hotel Daniel is a nice hotel situated near the city center.
Tourist attractions
Graz
Burg castle
Burg castle
Southeast of Schlossberg is the city’s 15th-century Burg castle, now housing government offices.
Religious places
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Domkirche church
Domkirche church
Opposite the Burg is the Domkirche, a late-Gothic church dating from the 15th century. This church became a cathedral in 1786.
Museums
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Museum of Perception
Museum of Perception
Small but unusual museum collection that explores sensory illusions; the samadhi (meditative) bath is a therapeutic bath that relieves the body of all sensory input. It is a must-visit.
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