BY: HUES OF DELAHAYE
The Hauptplatz houses a statue of the Archduke and the town hall (Rathaus) and a lot of other colourful and impressively decorated buildings around the square.
Hauptplatz (Main Square) and Herrengasse
The Kunsthaus is one of the most futuristic buildings in Graz and stands out against the more historically designed buildings. Locals affectionately calls it ‘the friendly alien’.
Kunsthaus Graz (Art Museum)
The Murinsel is an artificial island which looks like a massive glass shell. It’s suspended over the River Mur by two footbridges connecting it to the river banks.
The Murinsel Graz – The Island in the Mur
Armoury With about 32,000 objects in the 17th-century mansion on Herrengasse, Graz is home to the most extensive historical Armoury in the world and was once an essential arsenal in Inner Austria.
Commissioned by Kaiser Ferdinand II, while he was a resident in Graz and a ruler of Inner Austria, this is the most significant Habsburg tomb in terms of art history.
Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II