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Grein, Austria

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Country  Austria
District  Perg
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Population  3,132 (1 Apr 2009)
Postal code  4360
State  Upper Austria
Elevation  239 m (784 ft)
Area code  07268
Local time  Friday 8:31 AM
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Weather  6°C, Wind W at 18 km/h, 79% Humidity
Points of interest  Schloss Greinburg, Bildstock Blaues Kreuz (1650), Gobelwarte

Grein is a municipality in the district Perg in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. It lies on the Danube River.


Map of Grein, Austria


One attraction in Grein is Greinburg Castle, built between 1488 and 1493. The castle was purchased by Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1823 and is now owned by a family foundation, headed by Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. The ducal family is living here but the castle is also open for visitors.

Further there is the oldest theatre in all of Austria located in the city.


Grein, Austria Wikipedia