Impressions from the South & East:
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The "Uhrturm" is the most prominent landmark of Styria's capital Graz. It dates back to 1712 and still operates with the original clockwork. The Uhrturm ("clock tower") is a great place to get an overview on Graz, Austria's second city with some 230,000 residents. The old town has many medieval, early modern and baroque buildings and is protected as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Graz is also a good base for exploring the vineyards of southern Austria or for visiting one of Styria's seven spas.