Neuer Platz

This great, rectangular, town centre square boasts the Dragon Fountain (Lindwurmbrunnen), a huge schist monster which has become the town's emblem and was erected by two brothers, Ulrich and Andreas Vogelsang, between 1582 and 1593. Each house has its own history and artistic value. Note, in particular, the successfully rebuilt 18C Porcia palace, the Town Hall from 1580, and Adler chemist's shop with Rococo stuccowork.

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Alter Platz
Alter Platz
16C mansions with Baroque façades and
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Landhaus
Landhaus
Not far from the Alter Platz, this
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Diözesanmuseum
Diözesanmuseum
The Diocesan Museum aims to give a good
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Stadthauptpfarrkirche St. Egyd
Stadthauptpfarrkirche St. Egyd
The Parish Church of St Egyd, built in
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Cathedral
Cathedral
Begun by the Lutherans in 1578, the
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Grosser Wappensaal
Grosser Wappensaal
The Landhaus' ceremonial room or Great
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Alter Platz
Alter Platz
16C mansions with Baroque façades and
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Landhaus
Landhaus
Not far from the Alter Platz, this
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Stadthauptpfarrkirche St. Egyd
Stadthauptpfarrkirche St. Egyd
The Parish Church of St Egyd, built in
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See all