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Island in the Mur

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Cafe - Shop - Spectacular Architecture / Graz as "Cultural Capital of Europe 2003" - an impetus to a fresh start. Graz-born Robert Punkenhofer inspired the New York artist Vito Acconci to design an accessible artificial island. The project was...more
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Lendkai 19, Graz 8020, Austria
+43 316 822660
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All reviews artificial island both sides pedestrian bridge interesting piece of architecture water flowing outside seating sit down photo opportunities coffee shop worth a visit nice view river mur middle structure amphitheater novelty
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Reviewed yesterday

We watched some guys hit the muir for a bit of surfing around this bridge and Island. What a great view, and also fabulous architecture.

Thank Crissina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting idea to build a man-made island in the middle of the river Mur...Its architecture is not too beautiful, but it contains a pedestrian bridge which is useful.

Thank fuzessery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very strange building in the middle of the river Mora, use as bridge, shop, coffee and also place where you can rest while summer time. In the evening in shine in blue and green colors, nice but I dont like its idea in...More

Thank 2201gv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in soon after arriving in Graz hoping to get lunch, but no such luck. Still, a refreshing drink and a 'low calorie' cake (not) gave us sufficient energy to go up to the Schloss on the train and walk around for an hour...More

Thank Rex06
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Hard to miss; nice to hang out for drinks or snacks, prices OK. When we were there, we were evacuated by the fire brigade because a big tree trunk had hit the static island, possibly threatening its stability. So, free "entertainment" from the river bank...More

Thank Katrin L
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Enter this artificial insel from either side of the river Mur, have a coffe on the staircase (!) or, visit the restaurant or the shop, Absolutely outstanding!

Thank Bibbibi
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This island is built in the middle of the swift River Mur. Apart from its use as a foot bridge connecting both sides of the river, there is a restaurant for sit down dining. With so much water flowing at both sides, it is like...More

Thank jm00192
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Bar waitress had a little fight when we came so we waited about 20 minutes but overall the atmosphere is really nice.

Thank RokSlo
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Artificial metal island, two connections or bridges to it and average cafe are one of the attractions in Graz. Place is monument of Graz - cultural capital of Europe 2003. Metal construction is interesting. Sometimes they organize evening events on the island. Check it during...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely relaxed atmosphere, our children were very excited to eat on the island in the middle of the river. Staff were friendly, food very nice, good choice of food. A little expensive,but worth it for the experience. Outside seating needs a few umbrellas to keep...More

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