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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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Access to this Church is through the museum and houses the tomb of Emperor Maximilian the first. This is spectacular with larger than life statues surrounding the tomb which is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Access to this Church is through the museum and houses the tomb of Emperor Maximilian the first. This is spectacular with larger than life statues surrounding the tomb which is enormous.on the first floor is the silver chapel which was disapointing but is the final resting place of Andreas Hofer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Another very ornate church. Court statues have amazing detail and bigger than I expected. Easy to take this in with the museum and palace.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A short visit as part of the Innsbruck card. Our son enjoyed the 'Harry Potter' church as the figures reminded him of the wizard chess in the film.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The short introduction to Emperor and the story of his tomb is very well done. The tomb is very impressive and imposing. The statues are very impressive. A must see for any history buff!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Or so it would seem from this splendid building, the planned mausoleum for Emperor Maximilian. His tomb is the central point, a magnificent structure of marble with gilded gates, surrounded by bronze figures of his ancestors and royal predecessors, including King Arthur (??). There is also a series of busts of Roman emperors, just to emphasis his importance. Some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It is a very impressive church, you shouldn't miss it. Admission cost is covered by the Innsbruck Card. Centrally located to Altstadt, so it an easy walk. The chapel definitely gives you an idea of the wealth/power of the Habsburgs! Don't forget to see the Silver Chapel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Seeing the Hofkirche from outside, you cannot imagine how magnificent the interior is. It holds the tomb of Maximillian I, great Habsburg king who is buried here. Although the tomb is remarkable itself in its size with great iron works, ivory decorations,etc...it's the 28 larger than life bronze sculptures which glorify this Church. Those are all famous men and women... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

The Court Church, located within the walls of the Museum of Tyrolean Folk Art, is a must see. A fitting tribute to the much loved Emperor Maximillian 1. The monumental tomb is flanked by 28 larger than life, intricate bronze statues of the Emperor's relatives and ancestors. The church has beautiful paintings and an ornate white ceiling. Treat yourself to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is the most astounding monument in Innsbruck. The 16th century cenotaph of Maximilian I, erected by his grandson, comprises a guard of honour of colossal bronze statues representing his ancestors and contemporaries, even the legendary king Arthur of England. It is an incredible Renaissance group that deserves to be better known.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

At the beginning we were a bit skeptical to pay to enter, but this church is beautiful. There was no line to enter. Inside, each bronze statue is so well done that we couldn't do anything but admire the work. Outside of the church is a parlor with a presentation about the will of Emperor Maximilian. It is really nice... More 

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Address: Universitatstrasse 2, Innsbruck, Austria
Phone Number: 43 0 512 584302
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Tirol  >  Innsbruck

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