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Fascinating

It is spectacular and amazing how this was built 500 years ago. That said it will take you max 10... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Setteren
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Oslo, Norway
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Amazing and built @ 1650's

Take the time to see this amazing structure that was built in the middle 1600. Hope you can avoid... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Fuzzyswim
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Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Hidden away, but a definite must see in Graz. Great to walk up and down. Seek it out for some exercise!

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

It is spectacular and amazing how this was built 500 years ago. That said it will take you max 10 min to walk to the top and down again. But it’s free! And close to the Dom and the Mausoleum so why not spend those...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

If you can find it this is a very interesting construction but will only occupy you for about 10mins. It is free to see and very unique and I would definitely suggest seeing it if you are close by but do not make a special...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Take the time to see this amazing structure that was built in the middle 1600. Hope you can avoid the large crowds. See this marvel when they are gone.

1  Thank Fuzzyswim
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This was a real fun find and so unusual too. The spirals wind up in both directions and meet in three places taking you to the top of the building. This staircase was originally part of Graz castle which was demolished, but some bits still...More

1  Thank Bernard F
Reviewed 25 February 2018

According to our walking tour guide, this is sometimes referred to as the lover's staircase because two people climbing from separate steps will keep meeting over and over. Come visit with another person to make it easier to figure out what's going on.

1  Thank Sabrina K
Reviewed 20 January 2018

tucked inside the square, you find this hidden gem. please! don't have drinks before visiting this unique structure. i don't want to say too much. JUST go!

1  Thank smatthews8473
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Approximately less than 100 steps to the top with the two sides. They are merged in three places. I recommend a visit with couples.

1  Thank Nikola_Cibrev
Reviewed 10 November 2017

These stairs are straight out of a fairy tale movie. They are tucked away in the courtyard of the Grazer Burg. Built for Emperor Maximilian I around 1500, they are a blast to walk up, but alas they don't go anywhere at the top so...More

1  Thank metrochica
Reviewed 30 October 2017

When you arrive at the top, you are required to pay 4EU each for the pleasure! The view is fine, but Graz does not have a lot of memorable buildings to see from this vantage point. I would not consider doing this on a windy...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were told by our friend who lives in Graz that we should stop at Doppelwendeltreppe and we are glad we did ! We had a good map and it was not hard to find! The double staircase is intriguing!

Thank Gayle R
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