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Uhrturm

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Neighbourhood: Innere Stadt
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Address: Schlossberg, Graz 8010, Austria
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Graz Schlossberg Hill Walking Tour
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Amazing view of Graz!

There are 2 ways to get up: with funicular are by stairs. I took the stairs. If you aren`t type of person for hiking I recommed you a funicular. But, when you come to the top, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Ana-Marija P
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Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb, Croatia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are 2 ways to get up: with funicular are by stairs. I took the stairs. If you aren`t type of person for hiking I recommed you a funicular. But, when you come to the top, the view is absoulty amazing!

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Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to vist, lots of historical facts. Everything nice explained on signs next to attraction. Great wiev, you can see whole Graz from that point. You can go there by gondola, lift or walk. We used lift because gondolas were under maintance ( from 31.1. - 26.2.)

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get here two ways--either via a funicular which runs until 10 pm each night or by way of a brisk uphill hike. Either way, the view from the top is amazing. On a clear day, you can see for probably 30km or more. There is an interesting story about this place: it used to be a castle, built... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice stroll up to the "Uhrturm" - a little steep at times - but then you get rewarded with a view that is absolutely breathtaking view over the city of Graz and the surroundings.

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Thank OnTheWay888
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Going up to the Uhrturm can be quite exhausting. But if you use the lift or the furnicular, it is a nice trip up the hill. On top of it, you'll have an amazing view over Graz! Also, you can have a picnic in the green gras or under a tree! Pretty romantic :D

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Buderim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have walked up the hill half a dozen times over two visits to Graz and have never tired of it. Interesting architecture and statues, pleasant gardens and good views. The Clock Tower dominates the skyline so it is hard not to be tempted to take the walk up.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Perfect place to enjoy a global view of Graz; it's worth the walk and on top there is a coffee and a nice castle. Enjoyable place

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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The highlight of the city! You should deffinitely walk up if you have a chance - it sure is a bit tiring, but the beautiful view of the city makes it a bit easier. If you're not happy with climbing hundreds of stairs - use the lift!

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Porsgrunn, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We walked up, but there is also an elevator. Great view on the top with strategically placed cafés. We were here during midday in sunny weather. I'm pretty sure this top is worth a visit during sunset.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We travelled up by lift and down by funicular. It is pleasant to wander around the top but signposting could be improved. As it was Christmas market time we were able to wander through the various stalls up there and enjoyed talking to the local people.

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