Between the Masenberg and Rabenwald, amidst Nature Park Pöllau Valley, you will find Pöllau’s parish church, also lovingly known as the "Styrian St. Peter’s Basilica" because of its layout. The parish was first documented in a church certificate from 1163. Today’s parish church and castle are part of Pöllau’s former Augustinian monastery that was inhabited in 1504 from Vorau. With a total length of more than 62 m, a width of around 37 m and a dome height of 42 m, Pöllau parish church is one of Eastern Styria’s largest Baroque church buildings. Its cloverleaf cross layout is topped by the high dome and the church interior is adorned with magnificent frescos by monastery painter Matthias von Görz. The church has various elaborately decorated side chapels and altars, and even its sacristy is home to sumptuous frescos.

    Pöllau Castle

    Rising up from the middle of town is today’s castle. Inside you will find "Echophysics", the European centre for the history of physics and its "Radiation – The Suspended Man" exhibition, various event halls, the music school and vicarage. Attached to the castle is its wonderful park, which provides plenty of room for Nature Park Pöllau Valley residents and visitors to relax and enjoy. Have a picnic amidst the flowers and acquire knowledge at the "root observatory" and Hirschbirn info station. There are also plenty of opportunities for little ones to play, of course.


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