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Uhrturm, Graz

Categories: Observation Decks, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Climb to the top of Uhrturm, the medieval clock tower offering a panoramic view of the city. Originally built as a medieval defense tower, the city paid Napoleon a ransom in 1809 to keep it from being destroyed when the other fortifications on the hill overlooking the city were conquered. The clock is unique in that the large hand shows the hour and the small one minutes. The small hand was added much later since the large one could be seen from the town at the bottom of the hill. Those with mobility challenges should take the tram or elevator to the top of the tower. Put Uhrturm at the forefront of your travel plans using our Graz travel itinerary planner.
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  • This place was stunning, there was so much for my eyes to see and so much to explore. There was lots of history, and plarks with English translation so I could read all of the history plarks. There wa...  read more »
  • On the Castle Hill you can of course walk stairs, with the Cog Railway or the elevator and a service road. From the top, you have a wonderful view over the roofs of Graz and Styria, you must of course also visit.
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  • אתר חובה, עלינו למגדל במעלית העולה בבטן ההר וירדנו בפוניקולר, למעלה יש מסעדה נחמדה שצופה על כל העיר, אפשר כמובן לעלות ולרדת גם ברגל, לבעלי כושר קרבי :) 
  • Lovely view on all of Graz! Must visit! You can come up either by stairs from one side, or by foot up hill or by elevator :) from the bottom of the hill.
  • Standing tall at the south edge of the Schlossberg is the "Uhrturm" , the city's emblem. It can be reached by a number of strenuous paths and also by lift or Schlossbergbahn funicular for the cost of just a regular city transport ticket.
  • Iconic Clocktower of Graz with quite a history.
  • One of the landmarks of Graz that can be seen from almost anywhere in the town. Take the stairs up, they aren't that bad and are cheaper than the lift. The view from the tower is awesome with a fairly wide view of the city. The tower is pricey so just enjoy the view from below.
  • Very nice. Cute tower.
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