Innsbruck Off The Beaten Path

  • Castle Ambras
    Castle Ambras
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  • Model Train Shop.Innsbruck,Austria.
    Model Train Shop.Innsbruck,Austria.
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  • Model Train Shop.Innsbruck,Austria.
    Model Train Shop.Innsbruck,Austria.
    by Greggor58

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Innsbruck

  • 1. Outside Innsbruck

    Pronounced Hell im Tirol, the town is just 10kms east of Innsbruck. It's one of my favourite places in Tyrol. First settled in the 9th century, it developed as an important trading town in the 13th...

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  • 2. Mountains around Innsbruck

    What a place, and what a memory of climbing this particular place. OK, facts first. Sonnbendjoch is found in the Ursprungspass in the Tyrol overlooking the town of Kramsach. It's one of many stunning...

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  • 3. Dom zu St. Jakob

    In the rest of the 'off-the-beaten-path' tips I want to give you an impression of the beautiful interior of this cathedral. In this picture you can see the altar of the Dom zu St. Jakob.

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  • 4. Schloss Ambras

    and is definitely worth a visit. The park is quite big and in excellent condition. There is a pond with ducks and black swans, a children playground, botanical garden, mase, fountains waterfalls,...

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  • 5. Mariahilfkirche

    We sat dining al fresco with the church behind and, even after seeing what Italy had to offer, I still went in and had a peek. I've never been disappointed doing that in Europe; from Mainz to...

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  • 6. Graveyards

    As we came down from the mountain we came into a suburb called Hotting. There was a nice church here that had the most amazing graveyard we'd ever seen. OK, maybe graveyards aren't to everyone's...

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  • 7. Outside Austria even

    If you are staying in Innsbruck for a long time, you could take a trip over to Italy. It's just a few hours drive on the autobahn, and there are lots of great places to explore in the north of Italy....

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  • 8. Adult Education Center (VHS)

    Like most cities in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, Innsbruck has a large Volkshochschule or Adult Education Center which offers daytime and evening courses...

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  • 9. The Alpine zoo

    The apline zoo is acessed either by public transport, or by furnicular , half way to Hungerburg. It hosts animals that are specific for cold and alpine regions...

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  • 10. Innsbruck's second river

    Innsbruck, as the name implies, is located on the Inn River. But it also has a second river, the Sill, which originates in the Alps east of the Brenner Pass and...

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  • 11. Winklerhaus - great ornaments & decorations

    The "Winklerhaus" dates back to the year 1903 and is a beautifully decorated building in Leopoldstraße 4, next to the famous Triumphpforte. From both sides it...

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  • 12. In the side streets of the old town

    Very few tourists venture in the side streets of the old town. Of course all of you go to the Golden roof and probably Hofburg and the Hofkirche or to Ottoburg...

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  • 13. Model Train shop

    We stumbled across a little model train shop just outside the Old Town.....and in it we found a whole main floor of this shop crammed filled with working model...

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  • 14. Jesuitenkirche

    In Universitatsstrasse you can see the great Jesuitenkirche: it is a Baroque church made by Santino Solari and Christof Gumpp. The church is situated in a...

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  • 15. Sankt Georgenberg - Fiecht

    Perched in a narrow gorge on a rock 100 metres above the waters of the Inn is this extraordinary Benedictine monastery - accessible only by the wooden bridge...

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  • 16. Cycling along the river

    There is a fantastic cycle path along the river "Inn" that goes for miles and miles always with the stunning backdrop of the Alps. You can cycle trough half of...

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  • 17. another lovely facade in Hofgasse

    Hofgasse is a small sidestreet in the very centre of Innsbruck, leading from the "Goldenes Dachl" to the Hofburg of Innsbruck. At the very beginning of Hofgasse...

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  • 18. Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum

    The Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum is in Museumstrasse Nr. 15, not far from Burggraben and it shows several collections about history and art in tyrol.The museum is...

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  • 19. A house for a giant in Hofgasse Nr.12

    This building in Hofgasse 12 / opposite of Cafe Sacher has an interesting history : It was built by Sigismund von Tyrol for his "Burgriesen" (castle-giant)...

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  • 20. the tyrolean eagle in Schoepfstrasse 10

    The tyrolean eagle from the coat of arms of Tyrol means a lot for the local people, and you may see it at many places, like here on my picture on a garage in...

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  • 21. a great building in Schoepfstrasse 23a

    Take a closer look on this lovely building in Schoepfstrasse 23a - it is about 300 meters west from the Triumph-Pforte.The building obviously dates back to the...

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  • 22. the entrancehall in Maria Theresienstr. Nr.16

    The entrancehall of the house with the 2 knights in Maria Theresienstr. Nr.16 is really interesting and you may walk inside freely and without restrictions...

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  • 23. a great building in Maria Theresienstrasse 16

    When you click on my picture you may see a great building in Maria Theresienstrasse 16, on the very left of my picture ! It is a shopping-house with some...

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  • 24. Watch airplanes take off over your head

    Well, if it's a good enough suggestion from the VT heirarchy then it's good enough for me!I wasn't sure whether this was a "Must see", a "tourist trap" but I...

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  • 25. Monuments

    This is really not off the path as they are everywhere in town.You will find little monuments to just about everybody dotted all over town. We made it a little...

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