sights / Architecture

Uhrturm information

Graz , Austria
Getting there
Tram: 4, 5 Schlossplatz/Murinsel (for lift)
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Perched on the southern edge of Schlossberg is the city's emblem, the Uhrturm. In what must have been a good deal for Europe's modernising midget, the townsfolk paid Napoleon a ransom of 2987 florins and 11 farthings to spare the clock tower during the 1809 invasion.