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Graz, Austria
4.8 / 23
The main square in Graz, also known as Hauptplatz, offers a delightful and vibrant atmosphere that attracts both locals and tourists alike. The square is adorned with stunning baroque-style architecture, including the town hall, which serves as a focal point. The surrounding historic buildings add to the charm and character of the area. One of the highlights of the square is the variety of food stands, offering traditional Austrian fare and street food options. Visitors can enjoy their meals while sitting by the fountain, immersing themselves in the lively ambiance. There are also plenty of cafes, restaurants, and shops to explore, ranging from major retailers to local Austrian goods. The square is pedestrian-friendly, with no cars allowed, but trams are readily available for convenient transportation. It is a great place to people-watch and soak up the local culture, with street performers and live music adding to the vibrant atmosphere. Beyond the main square, a short walk will lead you to the riverside, where you can enjoy the scenic views of the Mur river. Overall, the Graz Main Square offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and modern amenities. Whether you want to relax in the sun, indulge in local cuisine, or simply immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere, this square is a must-visit destination in Graz.
Address:Hauptplatz 1, Graz
Phone:+43 316 8720



Not sure if it was because I visited on a weekend, but there was an area with bookshelves and beanbags, hammocks etc to lounge about and read. Also l.. Read more »
Worth visiting the square in the graz beautiful atmosphere the square is so alive you can spend hours without need of visiting other places
A truly beautiful square, which obviously deserves a visit if you are in the city. Among other things, here there is the town hall, which is really ve.. Read more »
Great city with rich culture and heritage.
The main square in Graz (Hauptlatz) is a lovely place to visit. If you want traditional Austrian Fayre or food there are plenty of street vendors. Sho.. Read more »
Lits of small sausage and fastfood stands. A fountain to sit and wash your hand. Busy and lively. I have had better sausages though. Cheap
During my recent visit to Graz, I had the opportunity to explore the Hauptplatz, which was a highlight of my trip. The square's stunning baroque-style.. Read more »
Very scenic and nice central place, perfect for people watching and enjoying the sun. It’s amazingly interesting to watch the different people and thi.. Read more »
A beautiful town hall overlooking a main town square, you can see the building is very well preserved. There are a lot of shops on the square. It give.. Read more »
Amazing atmosphere with beautiful lights and decorations. Super clean, charming and lovely!
Every corner of this city is amazing. I care about the environment and bees, but most of the bakeries there were full of bees and I kinda have a panic.. Read more »
The Main aquare with lots of shops, ice creams and cafes! A place to go for all travelers in Graz..
Went up the hill to the schloss and Uhrtum clock tower by lift. There’s an option to go down by slide and seems fun. However, we just realize it after.. Read more »
A very nice piece of architecture, lots of small spaces selling foid and drinks.
There are only a few things to do in Graz as a tourist, but wandering around in the main square of Graz is definitely one of them. The vibe is nice. T.. Read more »
Graz main square with the beautiful town hall. You can find here a lot of little containers where you can buy street food.
Always attractive - for the old buildings, stals with local products, food, restaurants, shops, museums
Beautiful main square of the city of Graz. Easily reachable by all main tram lines, by bike ? or by foot. Always interesting events and good atmospher.. Read more »
Very beautiful very nice. So much to see and do. We came when they had many vendors set up around the square. Lots of shopping available through all t.. Read more »
Bustling and beautiful main square So much going on here at anytime of the day Pedestrianised and served by Trams If you are visiting Graz you will.. Read more »
Love it! I wish I would find out how to always be informed of everything that is going on, all the events, etc. It would be nice to not miss them! Hau.. Read more »
Lots of interesting buildings (many facades are amazing), definitely visit it if you are in Graz. If you like architecture, it's a must see! Extra not.. Read more »
It's a good place to people watch. I'd give it a 5-star review if it weren't for the squeaky mime.
Live and beautiful. I really liked the hot dogs in the middle of the field
The historical old town was a classic! There are a lot of food stalls and souvenir shops. The people are very warm despite the cold temp! -2 degrees .. Read more »
Great place to chill. Convenient underground parking. Pronto Cafe was very quick!