Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Innsbruck, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 6.8 km
Ascend 103 m
Descend 133 m

Explore Innsbruck in Austria with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in InnsbruckIndividual Sights in Innsbruck

Sight 1: Botanischer Garten

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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)

134 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Alte Universitäts-Sternwarte Hötting

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Alte Universitäts-Sternwarte Hötting

Innsbruck Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the institutes of astrophysics out of the University of Innsbruck. It is located in Innsbruck, Austria.

Wikipedia: Innsbruck Observatory (EN)

796 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: Landschaftliche Kirche Mariahilf

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The Roman Catholic Landscape Parish Church Mariahilf is a church in the district of Hötting, on the Left Bank of the Inn in Innsbruck, Germany.

Wikipedia: Mariahilfkirche (Innsbruck) (DE), Website

563 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Helbling House

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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.

Wikipedia: Helbling House (EN)

229 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Golden Roof

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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.

Wikipedia: Goldenes Dachl (EN), Website

51 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Stadtturm

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The town hall tower, called Stadtturm, is located in the middle of the historic centre of Innsbruck, at Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 21.

Wikipedia: Stadtturm (Innsbruck) (DE)

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Cathedral of St. James

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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.

Wikipedia: Innsbruck Cathedral (EN), Website

93 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Hofburg

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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.

Wikipedia: Hofburg, Innsbruck (EN), Website

45 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Leopoldsbrunnen

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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.

Wikipedia: Leopold Fountain (EN)

113 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Court Church

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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.

Wikipedia: Court Church (EN), Website

287 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Jesuit Church

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Jesuit Church Simon Legner (User:simon04) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Roman Catholic Jesuit Church in Innsbruck is a Holy Trinity church near the Old University, east of the Old Town.

Wikipedia: Jesuitenkirche (Innsbruck) (DE), Website

293 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 12: Tiroler Landestheater Großes Haus

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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 the 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.

Wikipedia: Tyrolean State Theatre (EN), Website

269 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Hofgarten

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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.

Wikipedia: Hofgarten, Innsbruck (EN)

348 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: Kapuzinerkirche

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The Capuchin Monastery Innsbruck is a monastery of the Capuchin Order in Innsbruck, Austria. The monastery is also the seat of the Provincial of the Capuchin Province of Austria-South Tyrol.

Wikipedia: Kapuzinerkloster Innsbruck (DE)

412 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: Dreiheiligen

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Dreiheiligen Simon Legner (User:simon04) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Dreiheiligenkirche is a Catholic parish church in the Innsbruck district of Dreiheiligen-Schlachthof, which was built in 1612/13 as a fulfilment of a vow in the face of the plague and is dedicated to Saints Sebastian, Pirmin, Rochus and Alexius. It is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Dreiheiligenkirche (Innsbruck) (DE)

497 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 16: Siebenkapellenkirche

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Siebenkapellenkirche Simon Legner (User:simon04) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Siebenkapellenkirche, also known as the Holy Sepulchre Church or the Seven-Cross Chapel, is a profaned church building in the Dreiheiligen-Schlachthof district of Innsbruck, Austria.

Wikipedia: Siebenkapellenkirche (DE)

933 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 17: Evangelical Church of Christ

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Evangelical Church of Christ Simon Legner (User:simon04) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Christuskirche is a Protestant church in the Saggen district in the state capital Innsbruck in Tyrol, which was built in 1905-1906. It is the main church of the Evangelical Superintendur Salzburg and Tyrol and is listed.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Innsbruck) (DE)

1556 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 18: Pauluskirche

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St. Paul's Church, often referred to as Paulus Church, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Reichenau district of Innsbruck. It was built in 1959 to 1960 and is dedicated to the apostle Paul. The church is under monument protection (list entry).

Wikipedia: St. Paulus (Innsbruck) (DE)


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