Innsbruck Things to Do

  • Schloss Ambras
    Schloss Ambras
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  • Schloss Ambras
    Schloss Ambras
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  • Spanish Hall at Schloss Ambras
    Spanish Hall at Schloss Ambras
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  • 1. Swarovski Crystal

    I went to the information office inside the main train station. Got the voucher for the bus trip and entrance to Swarovski. That saved me time from buying the tickets in Swarovski and I highly...

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  • 2. Old Town

    "The Old Town"'s centerpiece is the Goldenes Dachl, a glittering Gothic oriel built for Emperor Maximilian I dappled with copper tiles. Nearby, wallow in Hapsburg majesty in the Hofburg imperial...

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  • 3. Maria Theresien Strasse

    Maria-Theresien Strasse is Innsbruck's main street and a wonderful place to stroll around or sit at one of the side cafes and whatch the people go by. When we were there, they were getting ready for...

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  • 4. Schloss Ambras

    The Schloss Ambras was transformed from a fortress to a renaissance palace by the Arch Duke Ferdinand II who acquired the property in 1564. Entrance fees are €10 per adult and this includes the...

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  • 5. Stadtturm (City Tower)

    This tower was built between 1442 and 1450. Once it was a prison. When you're on the top of this tower you'll enjoy a wonderful landscape over the city center. You'll also see the houses on the river...

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  • 6. Goldenes Dachl

    The Golden Roof (or Goldenes Dachl ) is the most well known landmark in the city of Innsbruck. Situated in the heart of the old town and looking down on Herzog-Friedrich-Straße this historic building...

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  • 7. Nordkette

    Right from the centre of Innsbruck you can be whisked away and up into the mountains by the Nordkettebahnen. This system of funicular railways and cable cars links the city centre with the summit of...

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  • 8. Hofburg

    This great palace is tucked in between the cathedral and the Golden Roof, stretching along Renweg. This magnificent and imperious building was the responsibility of Archduke Siegmund the Rich, who had...

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  • 9. Helblinghaus

    The most distinctive building in all of the old town has to be the Helblinghaus. Diagonally opposite the Golden Roof, this extravagant baroque building was originally a Gothic town house dating from...

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  • 10. Bergisel

    This ski jump site is really interesting to visit, and when you are there, think about what a ski jumper feels when he is about to go... Bergiel can be reached using the bus number 1. The "Bergisel"...

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  • 11. Triumphpforte

    This triumphal arch at the southern end of Maria Thereisen-Straße was built in 1765 to celebrate the wedding of the then Archduke Leopold, Duke of Tuscany (later Emperor Leopold II) to the Spanish...

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  • 12. Alpenzoo

    One thing you will probably want to avoid is coming to the Alpenzoo when it is 35+ degrees centigrade in Innsbruck. The zoo specialises in Alpine creatures, so when the heat gets too much they...

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  • 13. At the river Inn

    I have been to the city by car a looong, long time ago (1993?). Then I had an excursion a long, long time ago to Swarovski with a side trip to the city. Strange but I have no recollection of the...

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  • 14. Hofkirche

    I do not really remember visiting this church, but my mother has photos of it and I know my sister and I must have been there too. The notes on my parent's photos say. "Emperor Maxmillian tomb - only...

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  • 15. Outside Innsbruck

    if you have a car and want to experience the real mountain-feeling from first hand, visit the Stubai-Valley and the famous Stubai-Glacier! The Stubai-valley ("Stubaital") stretches from Innsbruck...

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  • 16. Hafelekar

    The final stage of the Nordkettebahnen, the Hafelekarbahn, takes you by cable car from Seegrube to Hafelekar station which is just 15 to 20 minutes walk from the summit of Hafelekarspitze. The summit...

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  • 17. Domkirche

    "The Domkirche zu St. Jakob" (Cathedral of St. James) is an 18th-century Baroque cathedral in Innsbruck. The Domkirche of Innsbruck was rebuilt in 1717-24 by Baroque architect Johann Jakob...

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  • 18. Wilten Basilica

    Not quite as colourful as the Collegiate Church opposite, the grand Wilten Basilica is still an impressive sight out here on the edge of Innsbruck. This is actually Wilten's parish church, as well as...

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  • 19. Annasäule

    The Anna Column was built between 1704 and 1706 to commemorate Tirol's successful resistance of an invasion from Bavaria in 1703, during the War of Spanish Succession. The column has representations...

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  • 20. Ottoburg

    The tiny windows with white red covers of the Ottoburg make an interesting contrast with the surrounding buildings. Built in 1494 ,and used presently as a hotel it is a monument of the Tirolean fight...

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  • 21. Wilten Collegiate Church

    The abbey consists of the Collegiate Church (pictured) and the monastery. The first monastery on this site came about in 878AD. The legend is that a fight broke out between two giants, the local...

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  • 22. Patscherkofel

    Starting from the top of the mountain Patscherkofel you can walk along a very nice hiking track called the "Zirbenweg". It has its name from the trees you find along the way - the Swiss stone pine....

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  • 24. Jesuitenkirche (Old University)

    The Jesuit church built into the Alte Universitat (Old University) was built in 1646, some 23 years before the university was founded around it in 1669. The...

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  • 25. Servitenkirche (Servite Church)

    This beautiful little church on Maria Thereisen-Straße was built in 1614 and then burnt down just 6 years later. Fortunately it was resurrected and despite...

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