28 Sights in Innsbruck, Austria (with Map and Images)
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Explore interesting sights in Innsbruck, Austria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 28 sights are available in Innsbruck, Austria.List of cities in Austria Sightseeing Tours in Innsbruck
1. Court ChurchBook Ticket*
The Hofkirche is a Gothic church located in the Altstadt section of Innsbruck, Austria. The church was built in 1553 by Emperor Ferdinand I (1503–1564) as a memorial to his grandfather Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519), whose cenotaph within boasts a remarkable collection of German Renaissance sculpture. The church also contains the tomb of Andreas Hofer, Tyrol's national hero.
2. Helbling HouseBook Ticket*
Helbling House is a building located in the Old Town (Altstadt) section of Innsbruck, Austria, across from the Golden Roof at Herzog-Friedrich-Strasse 10. The original structure was built in the fifteenth century, but evolved significantly with new architectural styles in subsequent centuries.
3. HofburgBook Ticket*
The Hofburg is a former Habsburg palace in Innsbruck, Austria, and considered one of the three most significant cultural buildings in the country, along with the Hofburg Palace and Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. The Hofburg is the main building of a large residential complex once used by the Habsburgs that still includes the Noblewomen's Collegiate Foundation, the Silver Chapel, the Hofkirche containing Emperor Maximilian's cenotaph and the Schwarzen Mandern, the Theological University, the Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, Innsbruck Cathedral, the Congress, and the Hofgarten.
4. Cathedral of St. James
Innsbruck Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of St. James, is an eighteenth-century Baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Innsbruck in the city of Innsbruck, Austria, dedicated to the apostle Saint James, son of Zebedee. Based on designs by the architect Johann Jakob Herkomer, the cathedral was built between 1717 and 1724 on the site of a twelfth-century Romanesque church. The interior is enclosed by three domed vaults spanning the nave, and a dome with lantern above the chancel. With its lavish Baroque interior, executed in part by the Asam brothers, St. James is considered among the most important Baroque buildings in the Tyrol.
5. Golden Roof Museum
The Goldenes Dachl is a landmark structure located in the Old Town (Altstadt) section of Innsbruck, Austria. It is considered the city's most famous symbol. Completed in 1500, the roof was decorated with 2,657 fire-gilded copper tiles for Emperor Maximilian I to mark his wedding to Bianca Maria Sforza. The Emperor and his wife used the balcony to observe festivals, tournaments, and other events that took place in the square below.
6. Tiroler Landestheater Großes Haus
The Tyrolean State Theatre in Innsbruck is the state theatre in Innsbruck, Austria, located near the historic Altstadt section of the city. The theatre is surrounded by Imperial Hofburg, the Hofgarten, and SOWI Faculty of the University of Innsbruck. The main theatre has about 800 seats and the studio theatre in the basement has around 250. Plays, operas, operettas, musicals and dance theatre are performed at the theatre.
7. Glockengießerei Grassmayr
The Grassmayr Bell Foundry is a maker of church bells founded more than 400 years ago in Innsbruck, Austria. The business was founded by Bartlmä Grassmayr in Habichen, a hamlet in the municipality of Oetz. At present, the company is Austria's oldest family-run business and one of the largest bell manufacturers in the world, having supplied bells for eight religions in more than 100 countries on every continent.
8. Pfarrkirche Pradl
The Roman Catholic parish church of Pradl in the Pradl district of Innsbruck is consecrated to the immaculate conception of Mary and the Holy Kassian. It is incorporated to the Wilten Abbey and belongs to the Innsbruck deanery. The neuromanic building was built from 1905 to 1908 according to plans by Josef Schmitz and is a listed building.
The Innsbrucker Verkehrsbetriebe (IVB) and its sister company Innbus are responsible for the majority of local public transport in the Tyrolean capital of Innsbruck. The shareholders of IVB are Innsbrucker Kommunalbetriebe Aktiengesellschaft with 51%, the State of Tyrol with 4% and the City of Innsbruck with 45%.
The Leopold Fountain in the Tyrolean state capital is a listed monument near the Altstadt of the city of Innsbruck. The fountain, which is on the Rennweg and is not far from the Tyrolean State Theatre features an equestrian statue of Archduke Leopold V who lived from 1586 to 1632 and gave the fountain its name.
11. Botanischer Garten
The Botanical Garden of the University of Innsbruck is a 2-hectare botanical garden operated by the University of Innsbruck. It is located in Hötting at Sternwartestraße 15, Innsbruck, Austria. The gardens are open at no cost every day; its greenhouses are open on Thursday afternoons for an admission fee.
Wikipedia: Botanical Garden of the University of Innsbruck (EN)
The giant circular painting, first shown in 1896, is a panoramic representation of the Third Battle of Bergisel on 13 August 1809 and, after the last relocation since 2011, can be viewed in the Tirol Panorama am Bergisel in the south of the city of Innsbruck in the immediate vicinity of the battle.
13. Wilten Basilica
The Wilten Basilica is a Roman Catholic church in the Wilten district of Innsbruck, Austria. It serves as the parish church of the parish of Wilten in the diocese of Innsbruck and is also a much-visited pilgrimage church. The basilica is looked after by the Premonstratensians of Wilten Abbey.
14. St. Pirmin
St. Pirmin is a Roman Catholic parish church in Innsbruck's Reichenau district. It was built between 1987 and 1992 according to plans by the Innsbruck architect Anton Nagler and is dedicated to St. Pirmin, one of Innsbruck's patron saints. The church and parish centre are listed buildings.
The Rudolfsbrunnen stands in the middle of the Bozner square in the city center of Innsbruck. The fountain, built from 1873 to 1877, shows a large -scale statue of Duke Rudolf IV and is reminiscent of the Association of Tyrol with Austria in 1363. The fountain is listed.
16. St. Pius X
The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Pius X is located in the Olympic Village in Innsbruck on the border with Neu-Arzl. The church was consecrated on 25 September 1960 by Bishop Paulus Rusch to Pope Pius X, who was canonized in 1954, and is a listed building.
17. Evangelical Church of Christ
The Christuskirche is a Protestant church in the district of Saggen in the provincial capital Innsbruck in Tyrol, which was built between 1905 and 1906. It is the main church of the Evangelical Superintendentur Salzburg and Tyrol and is a listed building.
The Landesgedächtniskirche St. Paulus, often just called Pauluskirche, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Innsbruck district of Reichenau. It was built between 1959 and 1960 and is dedicated to the Apostle Paul. The church is a listed building.
Dreiheiligenkirche is a Catholic parish church in the Dreiheiligen-Schlachthof district of Innsbruck, built in 1612/13 to fulfill the vow to face the plague, and honors San Sebastian, Piermin, Rocus and Alexius. It is listed as a historical monument.
20. Alter Jüdischer Friedhof
The Judenbühel is a small hill on the slope of the Nordkette below the Hungerburg in Innsbruck. Until 1864, the Jewish cemetery of Innsbruck was located on it, which is now commemorated by a memorial. The former cemetery is a listed building.
The Liberation Monument is a triumphal gate at Eduard-Wallnöfer-Platz in Innsbruck, Austria. It was built in 1948 by the French military government and is intended to commemorate the resistance of locals and the fallen Allied soldiers.
22. Klosterkirche der Barmherzigen Schwestern
The monastery church of the Sisters of Mercy Innsbruck is located in the Innsbruck district of Saggen. The neo-Romanesque church dedicated to the Immaculate Conception and the cloister of the convent building are protected monuments.
Wikipedia: Klosterkirche der Barmherzigen Schwestern Innsbruck (DE)
23. Tiroler Kaiserjägermuseum
The Tyrolean Kaiserjägermuseum is a museum on October 4, 1880 on the history of the infantry troop of the K. U. K. Kaiserjäger in Innsbruck. The Andreas Hofer Galerie and the Tyrolean Ehrenhalle are also located within the museum.
24. Petrus Canisius
Petrus Canisius is a Catholic parish church in the Innsbruck district of Höttinger Au, which was built from 1968 to 1972. It is dedicated to St. Peter Canisius, the patron saint of the diocese of Innsbruck, and is a listed building.
The Tyrolean Museum Railways or Tiroler MuseumsBahnen (TMB) is a railway society in Austria whose aim is the preservation and/or documentation of the historically important branch lines and their rolling stock in the state of Tyrol.
The Hofgarten is a protected park located on the edge of the Altstadt section of Innsbruck, Austria. The park covers an area of 10 hectares, and borders on the Hofburg, the Kongresshaus, and the Tyrolean State Theatre.
27. Tirol Panorama
The Tirol Panorama with the Museum of the Imperial Infantry or Tirol Panorama is a museum in Innsbruck in the Austrian state of Tyrol, which is mainly important because it houses the Innsbruck Giant Panorama Painting.
The Theresienkirche is a Roman Catholic parish and pilgrimage church in the Innsbruck district of Hungerburg. Built in 1931/32, the church is dedicated to Saint Thérèse of Lisieux and is a listed building.
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