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Eggenberg Palace

Graz, Austria
4.6 / 5
Magnificent 17th century palace, one of the main attractions of Graz and the surrounding area. The castle was erected for Prince Eggenberg, an advisor to Emperor Ferdinand II, who had a huge influence at court. The aristocrat was seriously interested in astrology, therefore the architect D.P. de Pomis designed the castle in the style of "Renaissance harmony". The building has four towers - symbols of the seasons, 52 rooms - the number of weeks in a year, 24 common halls, which corresponds to the number of hours in a day.
Eggenberg Palace
Eggenberg Palace
Address:Eggenberger Allee 90, Graz
Phone:+43 316 80179532
Hours:monday: Closed tuesday: 10:00–17:00 wednesday: 10:00–17:00 thursday: 10:00–17:00 friday: 10:00–17:00 saturday: 10:00–17:00 sunday: 10:00–17:00

Deepakraj Srinivas

Garden is very nice to spend time, but castle is just okay

Simona Macovei Ilie

Great courtyard, silence, fresh air, nice park for walk and relax, the Palace can be visited on the inside only by booking a guided tour, nice and int.. Read more »

Karl Mayrhofer

Beautiful home to a rich family and meeting place of many famous royals. We enjoyed the guided tour, it wasn't too crowded fortunately and the park ha.. Read more »


A nice place. A big garden but mainly sunny. The palace can be visited only with a guided tour that in the day we visited was only in German.

Sven Celin

Peacocks are really fun :D

Marcin Szekiel

In order to escspe the crowds in Graz, visit its most beautiful attraction. Palace and park are wonderful. A must see when in Graz.

Lorena Russell

I was surprised how much I enjoyed this Baroque palace and grounds. It's an easy tram ride from town (walk about 1.5 blocks along wall to entrance). I.. Read more »

Shurouq Abdelaal

It is like stepping into a different Era. The palace is well preserved and in a very good condition. There are many signs to help you understand what .. Read more »

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