Samson Parade in Murtal
Every year, on August 15, a gigantic figure of Samson is carried through the city by the citizens' guard. This tradition is part of UNESCO's list cultural heritage.
The tradition of Samson is an essential part of the summer in the holiday region of Murtal.
The city of Murau, citizens' guard and Samson have been inseparable since 1748 and today they are the proof of a living tradition in the region. Every year on August 15, Samson, a gigantic figure, is carried through the city by the citizens' guard, accompanied by loud gun salutes - a unique experience you shouldn't miss when visiting the area.
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