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Hauptplatz

Graz, Austria (Innere Stadt)
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Ranked #9 of 61 attractions in Graz
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I like very much the city of Graz, and I've visited it several times. During my last visit I've decided to 'explore' the Hauptplatz at early morning and I've discovered an outstanding square, one of the most impressive all over Europe. The empty square without the stands of fast food and street merchants, seemed like a fairy tale picture with... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Trams, but no cars. Shops, but not too big crowd. Just right. Day and night. Clean, beautiful! Love it!

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Graz, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A very beautiful city center. Preserved buildings under UNESCO protection, colorful and beautiful - just like the Disney Land :-)

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
44 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Graz is a great city. I didn't have enough time there but we walked through this platz. Thre are souvenir stands, food stands and it is a central and very pretty hub for the city. I would say that Graz is under-rated even though I was there a short time. Can't weait to go back for a few days there.

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Domzale
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Hauptplatz was nicely arranged as a Christmas market, there was enough space between the stahls and there was nice merchandice displaced. They also had intersting music groups in the evening.

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Korea
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Everytime I come here, I feel Graz. . . the beautiful facades, the pulse of the city. . . and there's often something happening here or nearby. Grab a coffee, poke into a shop, or explore one of the extending alleys and side streets.

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Curitiba, PR
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Mainly the city center of Graz. A lot of stores, food stuff to buy and so on. Basically a meeting point to gather, have some drinks and walk around in the old city.

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Irvine, California
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The Rathaus fronts on this plaza with lots of outside cafes, restaurants for coffee, gelato, etc. There are many food trucks in the center where you can grab a schnitzel, brat or sandwich and a beer on the go. Lot's of great shopping too.

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Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Loved the views of the old buildings. You can get freshly pressed fruit and vegetable juices along with wurstel from the stands there. Always plenty of activity. Take a look in the windows of the Trachten Schlossl for some fine examples of traditional and modern Steirisch tracht.

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Munich, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is the heart of Graz and from here you can make your way to most other attractions. It is a big square with the rathaus at the top, which is a significant and very nice building. The square is surrounded by other pretty building and shops selling feed and other merchandise. In the square itself is a fountain, stalls... More

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