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Domplatz 6, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
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All reviews beautiful cathedral take photos baroque style lucas cranach old town ceiling paintings main altar eighteenth century golden roof open to the public worth a visit organ euro pulpit elder beauty iii
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first church which stood where St. James's Cathedral lies nowadays was to be found in the mediaeval market settlement by a bridge over the River Inn. That Church was built in the late twelfth century and was dedicated to St. James the Elder inasmuch...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magnificent cathedral with an organ overhead... The ceiling is painted with beautiful figures and they ask that you pay 1 euro if you want to take pictures... Stop in for a respite and enjoy the grandure....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank K C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Dom zu St. Jakob is a nice church to visit. The paintings on the ceilings are incredible. I always think about the work that must have went into these when they were initially painted and how long they must have taken to complete. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we visited there was renovation work being carried out on the front façade but once through the protective walkway the interior is beautiful and certainly worth the visit with the bonus that it's free. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Very nice, but not extraordinary in terms of churches in Europe. There is a very high standard when you visit churches in this part of the world. Worth a visit if you have time.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Located near the centre of Innsbruck, this is an 18th century-designed Catholic cathedral in the Baroque style. Heavily ornate with lots of curves and swirls and angels with trumpets. Not really my kind of thing at all, but at least it’s reasonably light inside –...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This church was beautiful on the inside. We timed our visit to be able to hear the carillon play at 12:15. We enjoyed hearing the music. The entrance is free, but there is a charge of 1 euro to take photos.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

You walk into this massive Cathedral and just go "Wow," The architecture is spectacular as well as the murals on the ceiling. It is a really beautiful church. Don't forget to look up and see the organ!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mlewiscps21
Reviewed September 20, 2018

The St. Jacobs Cathedral dates back to the 12th century. Due to 16th and 17th century earthquakes, the cathedral was rebuilt in the 17th century in its current Baroque style. The outside is already impressive, but the interior is awesome. The stucco and the ceiling...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

They were working on the outside when I was there so there was lots of scaffolding up but the outside is pretty bland compared to how gorgeous it is on the inside. They don’t build churches like this anymore.

Date of experience: September 2018
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November 19, 2017|
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Response from juliant919 | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, there's no charge for walking in, but if you want to take photos, you'll need to buy a permit €1