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Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II

Buergergasse, Graz, Austria
+43 316 821683
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Spectacular

What a funeral place - mausoleum this is, for just one person it is huge, we found a little to... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
Francis V
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Vienna, Austria
Glorious

This is an amazing baroque chapel which is beautiful. The tombs are on the lower floor. While we... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
susanwalsh
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glasgow
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Buergergasse, Graz, Austria
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

What a funeral place - mausoleum this is, for just one person it is huge, we found a little to expensive the entrance and at the time there was no information for it, internet connection was none so we had to look after for some...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

This is an amazing baroque chapel which is beautiful. The tombs are on the lower floor. While we visited a film crew were there making a film about the Counter Reformation. We climbed up the tower and got wonderful views of the city and the...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

I was surprised at the number of 4 and 5 Point reviews and decided to look myself. Alas, the style is to be seen in dozens of buildings in Graz alone. The fact that an Emperor is buried there does not make in more interesting...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

If you were expecting to see a sarcophagus with a figure of Emperor Ferdinand II on top, you will be sadly disappointed. His tomb and that of his first wife are marked only by stone plaques. There is a sarcophagus in the mausoleum, built for...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

6€/person without any kind of information or explanation. The personal was not too kind. From the top of the tower you can't see the city as I expected. The view is worse than from the hill.

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

I came here because I'd been to the imperial mausoleum in Vienna last year and wanted to complete the set of Austrian royal tombs. The mausoleum is surprisingly large for just one Emperor, with plenty of ornate shrines upstairs and the tomb downstairs. You can...More

Thank ANS321
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

There was no guided tour when we were there, but it was beautiful. Much more than I expected to see in a Mausoleum. Make sure to hang on to the handrail going down the steps. Don't forget to look up. Everything is decorated.

Thank Carol N
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Impressive buildiln looks like a church from the outside. Nice to visit but it is just another beutiful old building - not rely outstanding...

Thank izi f
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Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We went there 3 times, finally could go into. The open time is pretty limited. The garden outside is quite pretty.

Thank Frauxiongxiong W
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

The entrance is quite cheap and the inside is beautiful, full of frescos and ancient decorations. There is a tomb in the lower level that looks fascinating.

Thank Eduardo s
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