The Armorial Hall of the Landhaus, where the Prince´s Stone and 665 coats of arms are exhibited, is one of the most popular witnesses to the history of the country. Josef Ferdinand Fromiller, Carinthia´s most famous Baroque painter, painted the coats of arms with artistry and Baroque opulence for numerous sovereigns and noble families and thus created one of the most beautiful and impressive halls of the region.
The steeple of Klagenfurt’s parish church features a viewing platform located 50 m above the ground, treating visitors to beautiful views of historical downtown Klagenfurt as well as a marvelous panorama spanning the Wörthersee, Karawanken, Koralpe and more.
The abbey church of Maria Saal is a pilgrimage destination, closely associated with the Christianization of Carinthia since the 8th century. Together with Karnburg, it was one of the earliest churches founded in Carinthia.
The Herzogstuhl – or “Duke’s Chair” – is actually a double throne that was built in the 9th century. 10 of the 12 stones from which the Herzogstuhl is built actually came from the ruins of the Roman town of Virunum.
Minimundus, “the small world on Wörthersee”, is a place of enjoyment, relaxation, learning, fun, fascinating sights and memorable experiences. Around 150 models of famous buildings, trains and ships invite you to embark on a voyage around the world in miniature.
The Alter Platz, which is probably the oldest section of downtown Klagenfurt, is surrounded by houses and city palais, which were built for the most part in the 16th and 17th centuries. Duke Bernhard founded Klagenfurt at this site.
Jutting out into the Wörthersee in Klagenfurt’s eastern bay is a promontory, the Maria Loretto peninsular. Located here is Schloss Maria Loretto, a stately home built in 1652. As you enjoy a pleasant drink and good company on the castle terrace, you are able to gaze out across the lake and take in a glorious sunset.
Located in the three-country Alps-Adriatic Region, this is actually the southernmost theatre in the German-speaking world. Their annual program features great operas, classical and modern plays, premieres and first performances, popular musicals, beloved operettas, and dance theatre.
The steamship Thalia is actually one of the oldest ships on Lake Wörthersee, built back in 1909. The "Thalia" can carry as many as 280 passengers at a time, and is also a popular charter for weddings and other special events. Aside from the Thalia, the fleet includes the engine-driven MS Kärnten, MS Klagenfurt and MS Velden, as well as the solar-powered "Maria Wörth".