Attractions from Central Austria

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Esterházy Castle in Eisenstadt (Central Austria)
Esterházy Castle in the city Eisenstadt is a striking experience. This is where Haydn was Court Composer for many years and the castle has a hall named after the composer. Here you can see how the floor and the columns are made of wood on the advise of the composer, as wood supplies the room with a better acoustics. In the lovely park of the castle there are small lakes, at one of which you'll find the Leopoldine Temple.
Saint Ägidu Cathedral in Graz (Central Austria)
Saint Ägidu Cathedral was built in the period of 1438 to 1462 by Emperor Friedrich III. The style if late Gothic and several Renaissance cenotaphs can be see in the interior of the church. Originally the cathedral was just a chapel and was situated opposite the emperors's castle.
Schlossberg Hill at Graz (Central Austria)
Schlossberg is a 473-metre high green hill, which rises above the unique red roof-tops of Graz. Previously there was a monastery on the hill, but now only the ruins are left. The top of the hill provides you with a fantastic view of the city.
The Graz Chimes (Central Austria)
Glockenspielplatz. You should be here at either 11 am, 3 pm or 6 pm. The shutters open up a double window and out comes a couple dressed in national costumes. They are carved in wood and dance to the sound of the chimes in the tower. They have been dancing for almost 100 years and have never been one minute late all these years.

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