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Hauptplatz

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Address: Graz, Austria
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Old and beautiful

Located at the heart of old town, offers a fantastic view over the Schlossberg. You could find an array of Coffeehouses there.

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Mohammad Ali S
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Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Located at the heart of old town, offers a fantastic view over the Schlossberg. You could find an array of Coffeehouses there.

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Thank Mohammad Ali S
San Francisco, California
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423 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Eh....it's just another town square. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love Graz, but I didn't feel as though Hauptplatz was exceptional. There are a lot of restaurants and shops nearby, which is nice, but it also felt a bit touristy. Branch out a bit, and you can explore more authentic parts of the city.

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Thank Mike G
Sofia, Bulgaria
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59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Wonderful little square in the city center of Graz, romantic architecture and atmosphere. Great transport connections.

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Krakow, Poland
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

It is very easy to go around the city, but if you reach there you can feel you are in the heart if the city.

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Graz, Austria
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3 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I went there for the Christmas fairs and it was just wonderful! Delicious punsch and mulled wine with waffles, baked potatoes and anything that gets you in the mood for Christmas

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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Beautiful square surrounded with old buildings. Christmas market and stalls made this place more charming .

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

in the old town, a very lively place with a marketplace, food and many shops around. A good spot to start hanging around in Graz

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Britford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The Hauptplatz and Herrengasse are just beautiful, along with the fantastic building the Rathaus which stands in its "full glory". I spend a lot of time around this area at the Wurstel Stands eating the lovely sausages and of course having ocal Gosser beer. Spend time looking at the buildings which are beautiful.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I'm not sure of the history of the city or this square, but it had some fantastic architecture. Tons of street cars came into the square so it's a main transport hub.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Lot going on booths all over hot and cold drinks to get and gifts as some of the Christmas booths still up lot of people on the streets hot chess nuts to buy and hot wine cold out but bundle up and not to bad with a hot wine

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