Graz 2009 Kanal
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Panoramic photo by Sebastian Reiser EXPERT Taken 15:00, 26/11/2009 - Views loading...


Graz 2009 Kanal

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B: Graz 2009 Augarten

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C: Graz Joanneum Quarter

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D: Graz Tegetthoff Bridge

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E: Jakominiplatz at night

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F: Jakominiplatz Rondeau on the roof

by Klaus Treichler, 680 meters away

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G: Graz Stubenberggasse

by Fritz Hanke, 700 meters away

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H: Graz Jakominiplatz

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I: The office in the city

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J: Steinfeldhaus

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