Iron Trail with Erzberg and the old town of Steyr
Iron Trail with Erzberg and the old town of Steyr is part of the Tentative list of Austria in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Click here for a short description of the site, as delivered by the state party.
- ●● Tentative
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
Assif Israel 24.05.08
Steyr is one of many nice historical little towns in Central Europe. It's situated on the confluence of the rivers Steyr and Enns which gives it a nice setting. The main square and the old town in general are mainly Baroque (as is most of Austria). Some medieval architecture is available too. Steyr makes a nice day visit, but probably not enough to justify an inscription. The nomination focuses on its importance during the industrial revolution which carries on to the present day. A local museum is dedicated to this aspect of Steyr's history.
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- 2002 - Submitted