Graz is the 2nd biggest city in Austria. The city is home to about 290 000 inhabitants. The city is incomparably placed at the banks of the Muir River surrounded by the thick forest region of Styria. Graz is known as a university city, and true enough, Graz has not one, not two, but six universities, all of them located close to each other and serving more than 44 000 students.The Old Town of Graz is an incredibly rewarding location, where the real attractions lie. It has been declared as a heritage site by the UNESCO recently.