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Top Unmissable Things to Do and See in Innsbruck, Austria

Aishwarya Karwa Aug 1, 2019
Tyrol's colorful capital city, Innsbruck is nestled in a valley and is surrounded by the wondrous snow-clad Alps. Innsbruck's modern edifices and rich heritage make it a bucket-list destination for travel enthusiasts.

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Take a guided tour of the popular historical landmark in Innsbruck, the Hofburg Imperial Palace built in Rococo Style with baroque details.

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Wander at the famous tourist attraction, Old Town of Innsbruck (Altstadt) and have an insight into Innsbruck's history.

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Take the thrilling Nordkettenbahnen cable car ride and get a bird's eye view of the kaleidoscopic city.

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Stroll around in the most popular, Maria Theresien Street (Strasse). The street is filled with a plethora of shops where tourists can pamper themselves with some extravaganza.
Stop by the most iconic landmark of Innsbruck, the Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) made from more than 2000 gold-plated copper tiles.
Visit Innsbruck's court church, the Hofkirche located in the old town. It is adorned with slender red marble columns and a Cenotaph to Emperor Maximilian.
Stop by the famed - the Helbling House (helbling haus), a baroque and Gothic-style constructed building located in the old town (Altstadt).
Another remarkable religious landmark, St. James Cathedral is worth a pit stop. The interior of this Romanesque Church is filled with lavish intricate baroque details.
Offer your prayers at one of the most elegant Rococo-style built Romanesque churches of Austria, the Wilten Abbey Basilica.
Visit the Ambras Castle, beautifully perched on a high hill above Innsbruck. It has a gorgeous stretch of greenery running through its English Garden.
Brace-up yourself for some heart-pounding outdoor frolic at the Bergisel Ski Jump Stadium, a ski jumping hill located in Bergisel.

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As Innsbruck sits in the Alpine valley, avid hikers can try their hand at hiking the towering snow-capped Alps.
Enjoy the picturesque journey from Innsbruck to Hungerburg through the modern engineering feat, the Hungerburg Funicular. Its splendid architecture has gained attention from all across the globe.