Must see attractions in Klagenfurt

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    The green expanse and its Strandbad (beach) on the shores of the Wörthersee are centres for aquatic fun and are especially great for kids. The park's…

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    Pilgrimage Church

    Maria Saal, a small town perched on a fortified hill 10km north of Klagenfurt, is worth the 10-minute bus journey to see its early-15th-century pilgrimage…

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    Down near the Wörthersee in Europapark, Minimundus has around 140 replicas of some of the world’s architectural icons, downsized to a scale of 1:25. By…

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    Dragon Fountain

    Neuer Platz, Klagenfurt’s central square, is dominated by the 16th-century Dragon Fountain, the emblem of the city and one of Central Europe's oddest…

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    Kärntner Botanikzentrum

    This small botanical garden is especially popular for its evocative landscape of small cliffs with alpine plants, and for another section with a waterfall…

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    Eboard Museum

    With the largest collection of keyboard instruments in Europe (more than 1300), this quirky museum is literally a ‘fingers-on’ experience: you are able to…

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    Klagenfurt's single-nave cathedral doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside it has an ornate marble pulpit and sugary pink-and-white stucco…

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    A thoughtfully curated program of modern and contemporary international and Austrian artists is shown at the Carinthian state gallery, which has its main…

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    This gallery for modern and contemporary art stages three or four excellent temporary exhibitions a year based on its collection of Carinthian and mostly…

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    Stadthauptpfarrkirche St Egid

    Climb the 225 steps of this baroque church's 90m-high tower for a bird’s-eye view of town and the surrounding mountains. Down in the church there are some…

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    The Renaissance Landhaus (state parliament) dates from the late 16th century and is still the centre of political power today. The stairs on the right …

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    Happ’s Reptilienzoo

    Crocodiles plus all manner of creepers, crawlers and slitherers are here for kids and adults to admire. Some signs are in English. It's located in the…

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    Landesmuseum Rudolfinum

    Carinthia's flagship museum has lots of exhibitions on natural and cultural history. It's closed for restoration after severe water damage and is set to…

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    Alpen-Adria-Galerie im Stadthaus

    Visiting art exhibitions are installed at the small Alpen-Adria-Galerie im Stadthaus, usually featuring local contemporary artists.