Graz is famous for its extensive cultural offers which vary from trendy street parties to shows at the Graz Opera House and many other forms of art and theatre. Thanks to its many museums, galleries and architecture, the city is a true display of a hip, cultural revival. Nature is also very important in Graz: Stadtpark, Schlossberg or Burggarten are just some of the numerous parks and green areas which invite you to relax and meet friends, young and old.
Our top attractions in Graz:
- Who turned the clock? The clock tower is Grazer’s most famous landmark. Its 28-meter structure stands high above the old town on Schlossberg, making its way into Schlossbergstollen, the largest underground slide in the world.
- Murinsel: This floating platform will transform the middle of the city into a holiday destination. The impressive steel structure resembles a half-open shell.
- Kunsthaus Graz, is an outstanding contemporary art museum and an architectural eye-catcher also known as “the hippo baby”, “sea slug” or “whale”.
Graz is one of the most popular student cities in Austria. The federal state capital of Styria offers four universities, two colleges and two universities of Applied Sciences. The almost 290.000 inhabitants of this city (50.000 of which are students) truly enjoy its mild climate, great leisure facilities and proximity to the Styrian wine country.