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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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Lendkai 19, Graz 8020, Austria
+43 316 822660
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 31, 2012

I am living in Graz for the semester as an exchange student and I think the Mur-Insel is a great addition to Graz. I believe it's fairly new and it fits right in with the atmosphere, not far from the Friendly Alien (the Kunsthaus). I...More

2  Thank April R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 30, 2012

Poor everything, service, food, also expensive, horrible place, stay away

5  Thank Sarsonuk
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All reviews artificial island both sides pedestrian bridge fascinating architecture outside seating sit down photo opportunities coffee shop nice view river mur structure middle amphitheater affair kunsthaus culture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Rex06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Katrin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enter this artificial insel from either side of the river Mur, have a coffe on the staircase (!) or, visit the restaurant or the shop, Absolutely outstanding!

Thank Bibbibi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This island is built in the middle of the swift River Mur. Apart from its use as a foot bridge connecting both sides of the river, there is a restaurant for sit down dining. With so much water flowing at both sides, it is like...More

Thank jm00192
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Bar waitress had a little fight when we came so we waited about 20 minutes but overall the atmosphere is really nice.

Thank RokSlo
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Artificial metal island, two connections or bridges to it and average cafe are one of the attractions in Graz. Place is monument of Graz - cultural capital of Europe 2003. Metal construction is interesting. Sometimes they organize evening events on the island. Check it during...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely relaxed atmosphere, our children were very excited to eat on the island in the middle of the river. Staff were friendly, food very nice, good choice of food. A little expensive,but worth it for the experience. Outside seating needs a few umbrellas to keep...More

Thank melodya861
Reviewed August 8, 2018

When we saw the Mur Island on the internet and leaned that it contained a coffee shop, we decided to stop for a coffee and enjoy the modern structure and the coffee shop. The metal structure is exciting I liked it from a structural point...More

Thank DieterKudler
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Take the time to appreciate the lighting effects at night on the bridge and the island, they are very nice both while on the structures and while viewing them from afar. We were only able to walk across as there was preparation ongoing for what...More

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