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Address: Rennweg 1, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
Phone Number: +43 4351 2587186
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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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A must if you are interested in history!

Hofburgs have influnced the city of Innsbruck. Just a few rooms but knowing the lifestyle of the rulers then is quite interesting. Elizabeth our tour guide made it more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hofburgs have influnced the city of Innsbruck. Just a few rooms but knowing the lifestyle of the rulers then is quite interesting. Elizabeth our tour guide made it more interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is a truly substantial and obviously well maintained building near the park. I did not have time to go inside however was able to walk through the large internal quadrangle. Well worth a look!

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Innsbruck
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Worth a walk through to feel the imperial days. The hug ball room is beautiful as well as the connecting room.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

this attraction looks good from outside .. visited with family in april 2016 .. could not go inside the palace .. has a substantial amount of visitors ..

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Lack of time was my biggest complaint about Innsbruck. The imperial palace which we saw form outside looked impressive. It also houses the Golden Roof. I dont know if there is a fee to go inside but again due to lack of time, I was able to capture pictures of it from the outside and some with the Alps in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

It was about exhibitions that follow in the footsteps of big governors of Tirol, Maria Theresia and Maximillian I. From architecture point of view, it might be interesting place to be. Allow an ample time to visit there, I was rushed out by the curators when the Hofburg was about to close. Get the Innsbruck card and entry free!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

The Imperial Palace is very impressive building, from the out side. Unfortunately due to lack of time, could not go inside,saw it only from the outside. Even if you do not go inside, it is well worth, just to see this impressive building from the outside.

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Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

A residence of Maria Theresia and a tip for all museums, is to take a children's guided tour. These tend to me more interesting and special, plus you learn more fun details. After your visit it is nice to buy some picnic food in grocery store in the old town, on the left side of the golden roof (called Mpreis).... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

There is one grand space with interesting walls and ceilings, but the remainder of the palace is of limited interest in terms of furnishings and exhibits. There is an exhibit with the genealogy of the Bavarian kings that may make sense to Austrians, but made this visitor bleary-eyed. Not an interesting presentation.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We have seen many palaces in Austria and the one in Insbruck is definitely not the best example. Yet again, one can not afford not to see it when in Insbruck. Is it worth the entrance fee? I doubt it.

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