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Introduction to Graz

On our way to Italy we've crossed many different cities. Graz was one of them. So here is a quick overview of this beautiful Austrian city.

Graz - the second-largest city in Austria

Graz - the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna.

Rathaus in Graz

View of the Rathaus. (Town Hall)

the monument for Erzherzog Johann

In front of the Rathaus you will find the Hauptplatz (the main-square of Graz) with the monument for Erzherzog Johann - it is a great place to sit on the steps of the monument and relax a bit.

Interesting architecture

Interesting architecture

Interesting tram

An extensive public transportation network makes Graz an easy city to navigate without a car.

Interesting sign

Not really sure what this sign means.

Trams are part of the whole city.

Trams are part of the whole city.

Huge crab

Huge crab.

Grazer Schloßberg (Castle mountain) with clock tower

Grazer Schloßberg (Castle mountain) with clock tower.

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You can climb the stairs or use an elevator. Of course we decided to climb.

Dove fountain

Four dove fountain, right in front of the entrance to the castle.

Graz Clock Tower

Graz clock Tower on the background.

streets in Graz

All streets are very old fashioned, classical. I like it.

Grazer Schloßberg (Castle mountain) with clock tower

Graz, Austria.

Beautiful hill

Very interesting place to take a walk.

dogs in Graz

On our way met a lot of cool dogs. I just couldn't resist.

Hill in Graz

Half way up.

Bench in Graz.

All you need is a great book.

Sculpture of the clock tower

On the top you can find a mini sculpture of the clock tower.

Graz Clock Tower

Graz Clock Tower, Austria

Beautiful view on the city

Beautiful view on the city.

Found a door which was locked

Found a door which was locked.

Huge well in Graz

A huge well that went about 100m down.

Beautiful day for a walk in Graz

Beautiful day for such a walk.

Graz clock tower castle

Time to go down and return to the city.

Christmas spirit in Graz

After all it was 29-th of December. Almost New Year, and you can feel the spirit in the air.

Christmas trees are hanged upside down

Christmas trees are hanged upside down.

Beautiful city center

Beautiful city center.

Lunch in Graz

Lunch time. :)

Christmas market in Graz.

Christmas market

Christmas spirit in Graz

People are rushing to buy presents and gifts.

Train museum

Train museum. A huge gold wagon.

Main Christmas tree in Graz

Main Christmas tree. Not the prettiest one to be honest but looks alright.

Christmas tree with the clock tower on the background in Graz

Christmas tree with the clock tower on the background.

Beautiful Graz

It must be really beautiful in the evening. When all streets are enlightened. It's a shame we had to move on. Our next destination is Venice.

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