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Taken 16-Nov-11
Visitors 47

6 of 16 photos
Categories & Keywords

Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory Detail:Austria
Keywords:2011, Austria, Graz
Photo Info

Dimensions533 x 800
Original file size470 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken16-Nov-11 08:13
Date modified19-Nov-11 09:19
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D700
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)18 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/250 at f/11
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x


The 34m high octagonal bell tower was commissioned by Archduke Charles II and was built in 1588. It houses the third largest bell in the region of Styria. It was cast in 1587. The bell has a diameter of ~ 2m and weights 4632kg. It rings 101 strokes each day at 7am, 12pm and 7pm. The citizens of Graz rallied to spare the bell tower when the fortifications of the Schlossberg were ordered destroyed in a deal with Napoleon.

Pics from a free day in Graz, Austria. Nov 16 2011.