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Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

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Address: Rennweg 1, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
Phone Number: 43 512 587186
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Description: In the middle of Tirol’s Alpine landscape, one is treated to a close-up...
In the middle of Tirol’s Alpine landscape, one is treated to a close-up look at the lifestyle of prominent Austrians of the past, such as Empress Maria Theresa and “Sisi”: Innsbruck’s Hofburg, one of the three most important historical buildings in Austria, was once a favorite residence of the Habsburgs.
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Nice Museum ut quite restrictive

Nice elegant palace but did not enjoy it a lot due to restriction on photography and not really extensive exhibit. Am quite impressed though by the huge hallof thepalace with... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Nice elegant palace but did not enjoy it a lot due to restriction on photography and not really extensive exhibit. Am quite impressed though by the huge hallof thepalace with inricate paintings and frescoes.

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Imperial Palace was easy to visit, and well worth a walk through. Ceilings and floor in the great room were magnificent. Interesting use of mirrors to highlight the ceiling.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great historic interiors and even better embedded unique dishes served at a local culinary culture. I would recommend very much !!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Definitely worth a visit! We were hesitating at first because the palace seemed too imposing. However it's well curated and the audio tour is informative and interesting. Do keep your overcoat on if you are there in winter as we were. There is not much heating so you would need to be well layered. However there are thoughtfully placed seats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

My fiancé & I went today after walking around through the beautiful old town & we were blown away by the beauty & history! A lovely experience & def worth the 9 euros 😊

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a very interesting place to visit - a must see if you are staying in or near the old town in Innsbruck to see how the culture and city has developed over the last few centuries.

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Dublin ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

though we did not go into the palace , we toured the outside and it was well taken care of . Gardens surrounding it were pretty.

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Kingsdown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

You visit the rooms as they would have been experienced by 18th century guests. Take time to imbibe the experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The nicest part was going round by myself and taking my time but disappointing that parts were closed. Strange to hear rock music drifting from the theatre outside. The audio tour was OK if you flick through the boring bits

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I spent a wet afternoon in this very interesting Museum which documents the history of Marie Theresa and the Imperial family

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