Eastern Alps Sights


Burg Review

The scanty remains of this former imperial palace now house government offices. Most of this uninspired structure is from the 19th and 20th centuries, but two noteworthy vestiges of the original 15th-century stronghold remain: the Burgtor (palace gate), which opens into the sprawling Stadtpark (municipal park), and the unusual 49-step, 26-foot carved stone double-spiral Gothic staircase of 1499, in the hexagonal tower at the far end of the first courtyard.

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  • Address: Hofgasse 15, Graz | Map It
  • Location: Graz
Updated: 11-05-2012

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