Graz is the second largest city in Austria and has one of the best preserved historic city centres in Europe. It was named Cultural Capital of Europe in 2003 and was awarded the title of City of Culinary Delights in 2008. Graz has a temperate climate, with mild summers and picturesque snowfall in winter. Graz a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.
The historic centre of Graz is a feast for the eyes, with over 1000 buildings in a wide range of architectural styles. It is overlooked by the spectacular Schlossberg, a tree covered mountain with staircases and a funicular railway reaching to the summit. Highlights of the old town include the Styrian Armoury, the largest and most important in Europe, and a rare Gothic cathedral. Graz old town has many important cultural institutions such as the Opernhaus (opera house) and Kunsthaus (a museum of modern art).
Outside the historic center are a number of breathtaking sights. The Schloss Eggenberg palace houses a diverse collection of art and historical exhibits, and is set in extensive scenic gardens. Graz is in the centre of a winegrowing region, giving opportunities to tour many fine vineyards. Graz has an extensive public transport network including buses and streetcars, making it easy to get around without a car. The main railway station connects Graz to the rest of Europe. Graz airport is linked directly to the city centre by rail.
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