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Schloss Eggenberg, Graz

4.5
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World heritage site · Park · Art Museum
Explore the archeology museum, planetary garden, and the art gallery at Schloss Eggenberg, the most significant Baroque palace complex in the region. Featuring 365 windows and 24 state rooms, the 17th-century country house features decor based on Greek and Roman mythology, and boasts an art gallery with a preserved collection of medieval paintings. Learn about the palace's history on a guided English-language tour, where you'll soak in the rooms' elaborate decor, depicting the mechanisms of the heavens, world history, and religious values. The palace is easily accessible via public transportation from the city center; if you work up an appetite, stop at the on-site cafeteria. Note that you can take pictures, but flash photography is not permitted. Make your Graz itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • In winter, the castle is closed but it’s possible to get into the big garden and into the courtyards of the castle. If you have time and the weather is good, it worth it specially with children. They....  more »
  • A well earned UNESCO world heritage site. The palace / grounds were spectacular. The museums / state rooms were closed due to the time of year but the admission price was so reasonable and what you...  more »
  • We escaped the city to visit the Palace and found it a haven of peace and tranquility. We enjoyed an excellent tour of the state rooms with an English speaking guide-just the two of us and a young...  more »

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