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Basilika Mariatrost

Kirchplatz 9, Graz 8044, Austria
+43 316 391145
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Beautiful basilika

The Basilika lies on the top. We can easily see the building from any direction. Good to walk up to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
iwsantoso
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jakarta
An imposing building!

Although this involves a fairly steep climb up from the tram station, the effort is very... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Peter W
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Sarre-Union, France
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Kirchplatz 9, Graz 8044, Austria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Basilika lies on the top. We can easily see the building from any direction. Good to walk up to the basilika. Inside is also beautiful

Thank iwsantoso
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Although this involves a fairly steep climb up from the tram station, the effort is very worthwhile. The building itself is magnificent, and the interier is just breathtaking. The only small issue is that during the winter months they close the steps so access is...More

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Go on a quiet trip to this pilgrimage site that offers a majestic view of the outskirts of the city center. Inside is a quiet interior with imposing preserved murals and moldinga from the Baroque period. Take the Tram 1 (Mariatrost) and aloght at the...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Take the tram 1 to Maria Trost to see this beautiful basilica church. Then walk back to Himmteich and further on. A lovely route back through larch forest.

1  Thank Madshus
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Mariatrost is a gorgeous church, well worth a visit when in Graz. Take the Strassenbahn Line 1 to the end. You will then walk a couple hundred feet to the bottom of the stairs. Be ready to climb 160 of them to get to the...More

Thank Rebecca W
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We caught the No 1 tram and linked bus to the base of the Church. Very easy from Graz. The climb up the 260 steps is a little tough for some people which we noticed. The Basilica is beautiful outside and inside. Well worth the...More

Thank Frank V
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Basilika Mariatrost looks very impressive and beautiful at the top of a steep hill. The basilica is huge and in a excellent condition. Also, a great view from the top of the hill and nice hiking tracks near by. I recommend this for a...More

1  Thank Johnny P
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Basilika is quite far from the Graz city center but worth a trip. We could take a tram but it was more comfortable going by car. Nice trip to the outskirts, with great views and impressive church!

1  Thank izi f
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

By taking the number 1 tram to the terminal stop (Mariatrost direction) you arrive at Basilika Mariatrost. Climb the 216 steps to arrive at the Basilica Entrance, or walk up the asphalt road. The interior is stunning, and you get a relaxed feeling. The tram...More

Thank CostasVariko
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

A pretty tram ride from Graz this is a beautiful place to visit. Impressive architecture and lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

Thank MJM48
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