Rising up on Herrengasse between the main square and Jakominiplatz, the town parish church stands out for its attractive baroque exterior. Inside, the post-WWII stained-glass window by Salzburg artist Albert Birkle has a controversial anomaly: the fourth panel from the bottom on the right (left of the high altar) clearly shows Hitler and Mussolini looking on as Christ is scourged.

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Nearby Graz attractions

1. Landeszeughaus

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If you have a passion for armour and weapons, you'll especially enjoy the Landeszeughaus, where more than 30,000 pieces of glistening weaponry are housed…

2. Naturkundemuseum

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Located inside the Joanneumsviertel complex of museums, the Museum of Natural History has an excellent section on geology, with an interesting collection…

3. Joanneumsviertel

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This historic building contains a number of museums, including the Neue Galerie Graz and the Naturkundemuseum, along with a couple of recently redesigned…

4. Atelier Jungwirth

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Graz' most compelling contemporary art space specialises in photography. A calendar of shows spans reportage, fashion and more conceptual work, and…

5. Neue Galerie Graz

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The Neue Galerie is the crowning glory of the three museums inside the Joanneumsviertel complex. The collection of works on level 0 is the highlight,…

6. Mausoleum of Ferdinand II

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The mannerist-baroque Mausoleum of Ferdinand II was designed by Italian architect Pietro de Pomis and begun in 1614; after Pomis’ death the mausoleum was…

7. Domkirche


The Domkirche dates from the 15th century, and became a cathedral in 1786. The interior combines Gothic and baroque elements, with reticulated vaulting on…

8. Franziskaner Kirche

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This church and monastery was founded by the Franciscan order in 1239. Its 14th-century chancel was rebuilt in a contemporary style after being gutted by…