Linz is a city that occupies the third position in the list of largest settlements of Austria. Here you will always see numerous buses with tourists and bright and picturesque places full of diversity. Linz carefully keeps its history. You can see all main sights of this place in its historical part, so called “Old City”. While walking on silent, shadowy and narrow streets of this part of Linz you will definitely find numerous cozy taverns and beer houses, small churches primarily designed in the Baroque style and two abbeys - Wilhering and St. Florian.
Linz is located on the north of Austria on the bank of the Danube River. The city was built as the military fort near the border with Germany. Linz was founded in approximately 410 BC. The central part of the city organically combines Baroque stylistics of that time with modern complexes built in the modern style. The historical center of the city is kept in very good condition till our days. Tourists may also enjoy visiting the old way that connects the piedmont region of Alps with the north of the country. The main square of the city is located right on the bank of the Danube River. On this square are located the central town hall, a monastery and castle Ursulinerhof, and Landhaus – the building in which are located the government and parliament of the city.
: guide to Linz with maps, photos and weather conditions
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