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Schloss Eggenberg, Graz

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World heritage site · Park · Castle
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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  • We’ve visited many castles/palaces so in comparison the exterior of the building is not very spectacular BUT the tour of the interior rooms is well worth a tour. We also saw a few peacocks on the...  more »
  • 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 »

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