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Linz

 

Linz is a third largest city in Austria and also the capital of Austrian state of Upper Austria. It was settled in the ancient Roman times when it was known as Lentia port. The centre of the old historic medieval town is Hauptplatz. It is one of the largest medieval squares surrounded by facades of Baroque buildings.

 

 

 

Location: Upper Austria

 

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Linz

Church of Saint Ignatius (Linz)

Church of Saint Ignatius also known the Old Cathedral (German: Alter Dom) stands in the South- East corner of Hauptplatz square. It is locally known as the Alter Dom or the Old Cathedral. Church of Saint Ignatius was erected in 1783 by a personal decree of the Emperor Joseph II (1741- 90) in Baroque architectural style.

Town Hall (Linz)

Linz Town Hall also known as Rathaus in German houses Muzum Linz' Genesis, a collection of artefacts dedicated to the history of the city of Linz.

 

Lentos Kunstmuseum (Linz)

Ernst- Koref- Promenade 11

Tel. 0732 70703600

Open: daily

www.lentos.at

Lentos Kunstmuseum was opened in May 2003. It is one of the most important museums of modern Art not only in Linz, but all of Austria.

 

Ars Electronica Center (Linz)

Hauptstrasse 2

Tel. 0732 727 20

Open: Wed- Sun

www.aec.at

The Ars Electronic Center in Linz is an important museum dedicated to electronic and digital art.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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