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Hilltop church, beautiful!

Beautiful church at the end of tramway line 1, definitely worth a visit, as this side of town has a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LongTalker
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Bucharest, Romania
Magnificent Basilica - spectacular interior and paintings

Wow! A magnificent church, well worth the visit. The climb to the top is hard going but the view... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
JPNoosa
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Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The Basilica is beautiful, baroque chirch. It's a long way to walk up but many have made a pilgrimage to get there. We cheated and drove. The sculpture inside, including the pulpit, are beautiful pieces of architecture. The ornateness is amazing. I personally love stain...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church at the end of tramway line 1, definitely worth a visit, as this side of town has a cozy feel to it, and there is also the Tramway Museum nearby

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Wow! A magnificent church, well worth the visit. The climb to the top is hard going but the view from the top is absolutely stunning. The interior of the church is spectacular. So beautiful and some of the paintings are very very old. It’s very...More

Thank JPNoosa
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Easy access with the E1 bus. The stairs to the top can be challenging but it's worth it. Beautiful building inside and out

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We took the tram to the end of the line and had a vigorous walk up the hill to the church. Beautiful church and vista! Well worth the trip. Nice to get out of city and see some countryside too! The church was outstanding itself.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

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
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
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

Thank Anne Margaux A
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
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
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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