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Sightseeing in Linz - what to see. Complete travel guide

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.
There is a huge range of dining places in Linz. Many famous restaurants are serving customers for more than a dozen years and are known far beyond the borders of the city. The charming … Open
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.
Linz can be also called a cultural city as here are located numerous theatres and music halls. Among them are Unzer theatre – a free assemble, which performances combine choreographic, comedian, dramatic traits of the authentic play; Phoenix Theater that specializes on classic performances; Federal Theater that works for over 200 years and features wide choice of plays; Chameleon Theater, Concert Hall of Bruckner and Posthof. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Linz
♥   Castle 'Linz Castle' , 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Eschelberg Castle' , 16.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Schaumburg' , 24.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Bruck' , 24.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Rechberg' , 28.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Linz
♥   National Park 'Kalkalpen' , 46.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Raab' , 48.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Nordwald' , 51.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Buchenberg' , 51.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Attersee Traunsee' , 60.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Linz and around
♥   Art museum 'Lentos Art Museum' Linz, 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Linz from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Castle Rozmberk

From the series “The most mysterious buildings (houses, palaces, castles) in the world”
During its long history Rožmberk was rebuilt many times, but despite all the changes, the ghost still lives within its walls. The castle is situated in a very picturesque area on banks of the river Vlatva. This amazing attraction has long been chosen by local club of explorers of paranormal activities. Very interesting excursions, including night ones, are arranged there for tourists, as there are always more than enough wishful to see the ghost. … Read further
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