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Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II

Buergergasse, Graz, Austria
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Glorious

This is an amazing baroque chapel which is beautiful. The tombs are on the lower floor. While we... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
susanwalsh
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glasgow
Not Worth ANY Price of Admission

I was surprised at the number of 4 and 5 Point reviews and decided to look myself. Alas, the style... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
DonPaulo
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Richmond, Virginia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“bell tower” (4 reviews)
“baroque” (2 reviews)
“steps” (2 reviews)
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Buergergasse, Graz, Austria
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is an amazing baroque chapel which is beautiful. The tombs are on the lower floor. While we visited a film crew were there making a film about the Counter Reformation. We climbed up the tower and got wonderful views of the city and the...More

Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I was surprised at the number of 4 and 5 Point reviews and decided to look myself. Alas, the style is to be seen in dozens of buildings in Graz alone. The fact that an Emperor is buried there does not make in more interesting...More

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 31 August 2017

If you were expecting to see a sarcophagus with a figure of Emperor Ferdinand II on top, you will be sadly disappointed. His tomb and that of his first wife are marked only by stone plaques. There is a sarcophagus in the mausoleum, built for...More

Thank manumum
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

6€/person without any kind of information or explanation. The personal was not too kind. From the top of the tower you can't see the city as I expected. The view is worse than from the hill.

Thank DavidSacristan
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I came here because I'd been to the imperial mausoleum in Vienna last year and wanted to complete the set of Austrian royal tombs. The mausoleum is surprisingly large for just one Emperor, with plenty of ornate shrines upstairs and the tomb downstairs. You can...More

Thank ANS321
Reviewed 9 July 2017

There was no guided tour when we were there, but it was beautiful. Much more than I expected to see in a Mausoleum. Make sure to hang on to the handrail going down the steps. Don't forget to look up. Everything is decorated.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Impressive buildiln looks like a church from the outside. Nice to visit but it is just another beutiful old building - not rely outstanding...

Thank izi f
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We went there 3 times, finally could go into. The open time is pretty limited. The garden outside is quite pretty.

Thank Frauxiongxiong W
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The entrance is quite cheap and the inside is beautiful, full of frescos and ancient decorations. There is a tomb in the lower level that looks fascinating.

Thank Eduardo s
Reviewed 4 January 2016

There are certain places in Graz one must visit in order to claim they truly were in Graz. The Clock Tower is one such place, as well as Jakominiplatz, the Glockenspeil and of course the Mausoleum of Ferdinand II. Graz is a great town to...More

Thank asimov13467
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