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Address: Maria-Theresien-Strasse, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
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The arch was built in 1765 in honor of the wedding of Leopold to Maria...

The arch was built in 1765 in honor of the wedding of Leopold to Maria Ludovica of Tuscany. It expresses the joy of the marriange on one side, and the sadness of the death of Francis I on the other.

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Honestly there is nothing much to it. You would anyway pass around where ever you are planning to go. Not impressive

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Vadodara, India
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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly there is nothing much to it. You would anyway pass around where ever you are planning to go. Not impressive

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

A Roman style triumphal arch, built by Empress Maria Theresa in 1765 to celebrate her son’s wedding. It is located at the end of the main road to the Old Town. It has beautiful statues on the top. Vehicles pass through the middle arch so be careful. It is a beautiful architecture not to be missed.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Nothing impressive but good to see. You can view the ski jump and main train station from here, as well as the street leading to the main shopping area.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This arch sits imposingly at one end of the Maria Theresien Strasse in Innsbruck. Saddened by her husband's death, she ordered it built. In fact it's known as the Triumphal Arch Maria Theresia. It is an arch. like so many others, built in the style of those in ancient Rome. And it is a very nice one, but not, I... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We passed the arch on our walk to the main railway and tram station. The arch remind us of the the one in Paris. In fact it looked like the smaller cousin of the Arc De Triomphe. Its a nice backdrop for a photo and has trams and horse drawn carriages moving along below it.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

A very simple arch but full of meaning and special interest especially to Maria Theresa, you have to look at those sculptures made at the south and the north sides, a celebration and the time of mourning, it depicts the marriages bonding and a tragedy coincided with it.

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Thank Jun J
Edinburgh area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

In the middle of a busy road junction including trams. Well worth admiring and studying its history. Traffic still goes under it.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Beautiful landmark both at day and at night. Located in the middle of the downtown area and easy access.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Missed this on the way into the old town, but saw it on the way back to the hotel. It is a lovely looking arch and has a grandeur for its size. A good photo op.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

An arch to rival Arc de Triumph and Marble Arch. We happened to see it as we were walking around. Worth a short stop for a photo opportunity.

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