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Historical buildings & squares, monuments, churches & cathedrals…

During your visit, you should definitely set aside at least one full day for a sightseeing tour at Klagenfurt. That will give you plenty of time to see the many attractions that make Klagenfurt and the surrounding area so very special.

Visit the Eiffel Tower, look an anaconda in the eye, go on a boat trip or take a trip to the stars.

In Klagenfurt and its surrounding area, big and small explorers will discover great excursion destinations brimming with interesting information, making sure you have a fascinating and fun day out. At Minimundus – the miniature world on Lake Wörthersee, you can marvel at 156 miniature models of famous buildings from around the world. On board one of the Wörthersee Schifffahrt boats you can explore one of the most beautiful lakes in Austria, Lake Wörthersee, and enjoy culinary delights at the same time. At Klagenfurt Planetarium, the stars are within reach, and with the museum tramway you can experience history at full speed. At Mageregg wildlife park you can stroll between red and fallow deer on ten hectares, and on the Maria Loretto peninsula you can stop for a drink at Loretto Castle, built in the 17th century.

Column of the Trinity (Plague Column)

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The Statue of the Holy Trinity (also known as the Plague Column) is located in the centre of Alter Platz square. It was originally made from wood and placed on Heiligengeistplatz in 1680 in thanksgiving for the ending of the plague. After the victory over the Turks, the crescent and the cross were added to the columns. The slender, Corinthian column bears globe, crescent and Patriarchal cross (as a symbol for the world's religions). The eastern side shows the Trinity; the pedestal is inscribed with a chronogram. The column was relocated to Alter Platz in the year 1965.

Alter Platz 1
9020 Klagenfurt am Woerthersee