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Looking for new holiday destinations around Eastern Europe? Why not try Linz? What to do in Linz? Founded by the Romans in the 8th century, Linz offers a long collection of sights, churches, museums, art, nature, and unique attractions that you must visit once in a life.
Which are Linz’s best attractions? The Old Town sights are just the beginning of the city’s charms. The vibrant city offers you the chance to discover some of the richest examples of Austrian history. Get stunned with the streets full of history and its beautiful architectural examples.
Get ready to experience Linz from a different perspective. A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about the city.
The New Cathedral (German: Neuer Dom), also known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (German: Mariä-Empfängnis-Dom; Mariendom), is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Linz, Austria. The neo-Gothic church is the largest, though not the tallest church in Austria. Construction plans were started in 1855 by Bishop Franz-Josef Rudigier. The first stone was laid on 1 May 1862—an event solemnised by the performance of Anton Bruckner's Festive Cantata Preiset den Herrn.
The bishop's residence is one of the most important secular Baroque buildings in the city. Commissioned by Kremsmünster monastery (1721 -1726), it was built by Michael Pruckmayr according to plans by Jakob Prandtauer, who was also responsible for the monasteries in Melk and St. Florian.
The Ursuline Church in Linz, Austria, dedicated to Archangel Michael, was built between 1736 and 1772 for the local Ursulines. It has two towers and a late baroque facade.
Nordico Stadtmuseum (City Museum) provides space for the history of Linz to be presented. The museum houses an extensive collection of art, photography, archaeology and folklore.
The Old Cathedral (German: Alter Dom), also called the Church of Ignatius (German: Ignatiuskirche) or the Jesuit Church (German: Jesuitenkirche) is a church in Linz, Austria. It was built between 1669 and 1683 in Baroque style.
The Landhaus is a large complex consisting of three courtyards and a gate through which one can reach the waterfront. In one of the courtyards you can find the "Fountain of the Planets" in memory of Johannes Kepler. Summer classical music concerts are held in the courtyard.
By the way, at the beginning of this century, the remains of a medieval cemetery and a baroque bridge were found during the construction of the underground parking lot on the waterfront. It can now be seen next to the Landhaus.
Mozarthaus is a Renaissance building in the old town of Linz. It was built in the second half of the 16th century, the outer facade was redesigned in the Baroque period.
The Castle of Linz (German: Burg Linz) is a castle in Linz am Rhein, Germany, built between 1364 and 1368 by Heinrich von Virneburg, who was the archbishop of Cologne at the time. The main function of the castle was to collect river tolls.
The baroque column dates from the 18th century and is located on the main square in the city center.
Ars Electronica Linz GmbH is an Austrian cultural, educational and scientific institute active in the field of new media art, founded in Linz in 1979.