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Court Church of Innsbruck (Hofkirche)

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Address: Universitatstrasse 2, Innsbruck, Austria
Phone Number: 43 0 512 584302

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Extraordinary memorial to Maximilian 1st

The introduction ten minutes of video about Maximilian was a waste of time, I felt, as I just wanted to go straight into the church. Anyway, when the doors finally opeded, the vue... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The introduction ten minutes of video about Maximilian was a waste of time, I felt, as I just wanted to go straight into the church. Anyway, when the doors finally opeded, the vue was amazing. Huge bronze knights, Emperors and Queens dominate the nave of the church, looking like some figures from Hogwarts, and guarding the empty tomb of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

So impressive...the artistry and beauty must be experienced. To think that this level of craftmanship was possible in Maxmillian's time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

What a fascinating idea. Enhance your own reputation by filling your chapel with very large statues of famous people, and a grand tomb with nothing in it. The overall effect is memorable. They don't waste money on overheating it! Included in the Innsbruck Card - you enter via the Folk Museum.

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ringwood hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

As part of a guided tour of Innsbruck, we were taken to the church. It was beautiful and so peaceful

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The bronze statues around the tomb are the main reason to visit this church- they are breathtaking and incredibly detailed and quite a novelty in such a quiet religious setting. Entry is through the Volksmuseum- the reception staff are very helpful if. You are confused about which ticket to buy.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

It is an impressive sight inside, with Maximilian I tomb and numerous statues of various historical figures. The statues were very detailed, worth checking them up close. We were happy that we decided to visit this church.

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Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Extraordinary church, viewed from interior, and if combined with a tourof the folk museum you also view from th balcony above the high altar.worth noting that albrecht druher had a hand in the magnificince.....

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Linz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The church is full of the tomb and bronzes of many people including KIng Arthur which is found on the reverse side of the entry ticket.the royal family entered the church by a covered bridge unlike the hoi poloi like us1 There was a wonderul display of cribs in a room on the opposite side of the cloisters.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The amazing 28 giant bronze figures that are inside this church are truly an amazing sight. The skill and talent that has gone into making these statues are unique. They surround a black marble sarcophagus of Emperor Maximilian I. It is definitely one of Europe's finest churches without a doubt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

By no means, our first destination was the very church with the multiple figurines. Yet, the second part of the visit resulted to be not less impressive: the interactive excursion about Maximilian I. Completely automatic. Informative and impressive. Strongly recommended.

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