Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Linz

Mariendom

Also known as the Neuer Dom, this neo-Gothic giant of a cathedral lifts your gaze to its riot of pinnacles, flying buttresses and filigree traceried windows. Designed in the mid-19th century by Vinzenz Statz of Colo…
Top Choice Museum in Linz

Ars Electronica Center

The technology, science and digital media of the future are in the spotlight at Linz' biggest crowd-puller. In the labs you can interact with robots, animate digital objects, print 3D structures, turn your body into…
Top Choice Gallery in Linz

Lentos

Overlooking the Danube, the rectangular glass-and-steel Lentos is strikingly illuminated by night. The gallery guards one of Austria's finest modern-art collections, including works by Warhol, Schiele, Klimt, Kokosc…
Viewpoint in Linz

Pöstlingberg

Linz spreads out beneath you atop Pöstlingberg (537m). It’s a precipitous 30-minute ride aboard the narrow-gauge Pöstlingbergbahn from the Hauptplatz. It's Austria's – and one of the world's – steepest adhesion rail…
Gallery in Linz

Landesgalerie

Housed in a sumptuous late-19th-century building, the Landesgalerie focuses on 20th- and 21st-century paintings, photography and installations. The rotating exhibitions often zoom in on works by Upper Austrian artis…
Castle in Linz

Schlossmuseum

Romans, Habsburg emperors, fire – Linz' castle has seen the lot. Enjoy the panoramic city views before delving into its museum's trove of treasures, gathered from abbeys and palaces over the centuries. The collectio…
Square in Linz

Hauptplatz

Street performers entertain the crowds, trams rumble past and locals relax in pavement cafes on the city's centrepiece square, framed by ornate baroque and pastel-coloured Renaissance houses. The square's Dreifaltig…
Cultural Centre in Linz

Kepler Salon

The great astronomer, mathematician and astrologer Johannes Kepler lived here while he completed the groundbreaking Rudolphine Tables. The house now harbours the Kepler Salon, which opens to the public when it hosts…
Amusement Park in Linz

Grottenbahn

At the summit of Pöstlingberg is the turn-of-the-century Grottenbahn, where families – and anyone that loves a bit of cult kitsch – can board the dragon train to trundle past gnomes, glittering stalactites and scene…
Museum in Linz

Zahnmuseum

If you're terrified of the whine of the dentist's drill, this is one museum guaranteed to set your teeth on edge. On display are items spanning 300 years of dentistry, from rudimentary 18th-century appliances and ch…