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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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My sister and I got an Innsbruck Card and were on a mission to double its value within the 24 hours. We walked into the Hofburg and were in awe. The amount of original furnishings... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

My sister and I got an Innsbruck Card and were on a mission to double its value within the 24 hours. We walked into the Hofburg and were in awe. The amount of original furnishings and artworks is amazing. The audioguide explains even the smallest details of each room and there are guides all around to answer any additional questions.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

If you like palaces you must see this. Not as impressive as the Hofburg in Vienna or Schonbrunn Palace but and interesting part of Innsbruck's history nonetheless. Make sure you pick up a free audio guide when you buy your ticket.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The Hofburg Imperial Palace was a few metres from the Old town square and we reached in about 5 minutes. The entry is steep, but as included in the Innsbruck card which was 33Euro for one day. The state rooms are exquisitely decorated, and the Audio guide (free with entry) explains in detail their historical significance. Spend about 2 hours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The appartments are worth the visit plus you get to know a bit more about the relevance of the city in Austrian history. It is quite small as well so reserve 1.30hr to visit it

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

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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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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