An easy way to get to know Merano and to add a touch of culture in a pleasant way
Strolling through Merano you will come across various monuments that adorn the city here and there. These monuments are dedicated to important people who have changed the history of the town in some way. In recent years, Merano has also been graced with modern works that, in addition to being an integral part of the urban landscape, provide a little bit of food for thought.
One note: all of the monuments and points of interest for tourists scattered throughout town have a QR code indicated on the information panel that you will find located nearby: through your mobile phone or smartphone, this code provides you with information about relevant history, architecture and landscape.
The Kurhaus: a gem of Art Nouveau architecture
The lovely Kurhaus, or Spa Building, on the Passer Promenade is Meran’s most famous landmark, and... read more
Austrian Empress Elisabeth, known as Sissi
This monument dedicated to Merano’s most illustrious guest was erected in 1903; it is located along... read more
Dr. Franz Tappeiner
Tappeiner was a doctor, scientist, and champion of tourism in Merano: there is commemorative statue... read more
Josef Valentin Haller
The statue in the Wandelhalle arcade along the Winter Promenade was erected in memory of Merano mayor... read more
This bronze statue dedicated to South Tyrol’s most important freedom fighter is located in a small... read more
The Measure of the Void
This sculpture, created by contemporary South Tyrolean artist Ulrich Egger, is made from stainless steel... read more