Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Austria

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Austria
Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Austria

In Austria, they mostly speak German, have some of the most picturesque mountain villages and some pretty awesome ski resorts. But look a little deeper into the rugged alpine terrain and you will find some rather odd things…


Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Austria


Haus Steht Kopf, Terfens
Haus Steht Kopf, Terfens

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We start with a house that looks like a tornado has ripped it up and dropped it down. Not only can you go inside, it is a pretty well-known tourist trap and even has a gift shop!

Starkenberger Beer Pools, Tarrenz
Starkenberger Beer Pools, Tarrenz

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Have you ever wondered how some people get their golden tans? No, me neither, but it might be worth asking in Austria because they might have been bathing in beer!

The Green Lake, Tal
The Green Lake, Tal

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How does it get its green colour? Becuase for most the year this lake is a park complete with fresh green grass, then once a year glacier water fills it.

Eggenburg Charnel, Eggenburg
Eggenburg Charnel, Eggenburg

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Made from the artfully arranged bones of some 5800+ Austrians is a Charnel House located within a very Gothic parish church.

Riegersburg Castle, Riegersburg
Riegersburg Castle, Riegersburg

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Its not often you come across a castle located on a cliff top. But that is no cliff top, it’s a dormant volcano!

Crystal Worlds, Wattens
Crystal Worlds, Wattens

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Not only is this place the home of some pretty weird waterfalls, but also under that grassy mound is a fun crystal chamber!

Eisriesenwelt, Werfen
Eisriesenwelt, Werfen

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Sadly it is not really something photos can show, but this is the world’s biggest ice cave! Now that is cool.

The Observation Tower, Vienna
The Observation Tower, Vienna

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With amazing views of the ethereal forest, this staircase only tower is not one for people with a fear of heights (and exercise).

Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
Kunsthaus Graz, Graz

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What better way to house a load of art than to keep it inside a building that is art itself! Seriously, this is pretty weird indeed.

Vienna Grand Ferris Wheel, Vienna
Vienna Grand Ferris Wheel, Vienna

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There is a very good reason this made it as number 1 in my post “Top 10 Weird and Unusual Ferris Wheels” it is the world’s oldest moving Ferris wheel and design wise it is a thing of beauty.

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