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Island in the Mur

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Cafe - Shop - Spectacular Architecture / Graz as "Cultural Capital of Europe 2003" - an impetus to a fresh start. Graz-born Robert Punkenhofer inspired the New York artist Vito Acconci to design an accessible artificial island. The project was...more
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All reviews pedestrian bridge both sides interesting piece of architecture water flowing outside seating sit down coffee shop worth a visit nice view river mur middle structure kunsthaus novelty affair artificial
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is only bridge to cross it and inside the metal body there is a 2 cafe open air and closed one

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Hossam06Ahmed
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located in the middle of the Mur river, this place and caffee are interesting and deserve a visit. Service is ok. Try the bathrooms for another sensitive experience (multi-reflexes).

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank pedrompsantos
Reviewed 5 days ago

the swimming island, very interesting constructed, contains an amphitheatre, a shop and a nice coffee-bar.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank infoG1135DY
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Don't get too excited as it's just a foot bridge that goes over the river. Cafe onsite but we didn't use, although busy with events in the summer months. Best highlight is the column of the bridge which lights up neon blue at night. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel D
Reviewed February 13, 2019

The Murinsel in Graz is a destination for visitors to Graz but it is also has a practical use as a walking bridge across the Mur. I've visited in summer when there was an operatic performance and in winter when there was a stall selling...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 981pippag123
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We watched some guys hit the muir for a bit of surfing around this bridge and Island. What a great view, and also fabulous architecture.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Crissina L
Reviewed November 26, 2018

An interesting idea to build a man-made island in the middle of the river Mur...Its architecture is not too beautiful, but it contains a pedestrian bridge which is useful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fuzessery
Reviewed November 10, 2018

It is very strange building in the middle of the river Mora, use as bridge, shop, coffee and also place where you can rest while summer time. In the evening in shine in blue and green colors, nice but I dont like its idea in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gabika V
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We went in soon after arriving in Graz hoping to get lunch, but no such luck. Still, a refreshing drink and a 'low calorie' cake (not) gave us sufficient energy to go up to the Schloss on the train and walk around for an hour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rex06
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Hard to miss; nice to hang out for drinks or snacks, prices OK. When we were there, we were evacuated by the fire brigade because a big tree trunk had hit the static island, possibly threatening its stability. So, free "entertainment" from the river bank...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katrin L
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