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Travel Austria - Murinsel - Mur Island in Graz
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Murinsel - Mur Island in Graz

The Murinsel (Mur Island) is a construction of steel in the Mur river, located in the centre of Graz. It was built for the event of Graz being the cultural capital in the year 2003, and developed itself as attraction and a popular sight of Graz.  The Mur Island was created by the New York artist Vito Acconci.The open part of the construction can also used for being a resting place to lay in the sun. The closed part of the island is a trendy bar and coffee house. It's also possible to cross the Mur river from one shore to another. So the construction can also be seen as a bridge.

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The Mur Island in the centre of Graz.

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A closer view from the other side.

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View on the Mur Island from the shore of the old town.

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The same view ...

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Entering the Mur Island from the shore of the old town.

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The open part of the island is located on the right side.

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The entrance of the trendy bar inside of the Mur Island named "Island Aiola".

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Inside the island/bar/club/coffee house "Island Aiola".

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The bar of Island Aiola.

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