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Tourist Information Linz
Hauptplatz 1 4020 Linz
Tel.: +43 732 7070 2009
The main square (Hauptplatz) with its impressive Trinity Column is an awe-inspiring location. Sited a stone’s throw from the River Danube, baroque buildings in bright pastel colours enclose one of the largest public squares in Europe. Its numerous cafés and restaurants are the ideal places to take break. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/main-square-and-city-center/
Upper Austria’s culture quarter (OÖ Kulturquartier) is the creative hotspot of Linz. In addition to restaurants, a cinema and various festivals, regular exhibitions about contemporary art are held in the OK Centre (Offenes Kulturhaus). In summer, the “Höhenrausch” exhibit shows media art over the roofs of the city. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/kulturquartier-und-ok-zentrum/
In terms of seating capacity, the New Cathedral (Mariendom) is the largest church in Austria. With its open, contemporary interior, this neo-Gothic cathedral is a quiet oasis in the heart of the city. Its colourful stained-glass windows and the view from the tower are also spectacular. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/mariendom/
The castle is home to a museum (Schlossmuseum) showcasing Upper Austria’s natural, cultural and artistic heritage. The mighty construction boasts impressive architecture and captivating views over the baroque old town. As in the rest of the city centre, its many shops make this area great for browsing. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/linz-castle-and-old-town/
Musicals, operas and dance theatre have all found their home at the “Musiktheater”. Opened in 2013, this impressive building on the edge of the city’s Volksgarten park is one of the most state-of-the-art opera houses in Europe. Its productions have delighted audiences and critics alike. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/musiktheater/
The modern edifice of the Lentos Art Museum (Lentos Kunstmuseum) sits on the bank of the River Danube like a super-sized picture frame. The museum houses one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary art, with works by Klimt, Kokoschka and Schiele. At night, its illuminated facade makes quite an impression. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/lentos/
This “Museum of the Future” is dedicated to the world of tomorrow. Interactive exhibits artistically highlight the impact of technology on our daily lives. The multimedia presentations, including 3D animations, in Deep Space 8K also offer a unique experience. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/ars-electronica-center/
At 539 metres high, the Pöstlingberg hill with its pilgrimage basilica towers over the city. This “local mountain” is climbed in 20 minutes by the Pöstlingbergbahn, one of the steepest railways in the world. The panoramic terrace, the zoo and the “Grottenbahn” fantasy ride through the kingdom of the dwarves are all worth a visit. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/adventure-world-poestlingberg/
The unique world of discovery at the voestalpine World of Steel revolves around steel. The multimedia and interactive exhibition gives visitors an insight into the production process all the way through to the finished product. Guided tours of the factory site are also fascinating. https://www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/voestalpine-stahlwelt/
Linz harbour is adorned with more than 100 works of graffiti art stretching up the sides of industrial buildings to heights of 50 metres. “Mural Harbor” is one of the largest coherent outdoor graffiti galleries in the world. After taking a tour, visitors can try their hand as graffiti artists. www.linztourismus.at/en/lleisure/discover-linz/worth-seeing/top10/mural-harbor/
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