Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol in Austria
Cultural and outdoor experiences in Innsbruck
Innsbruck, Austria's fifth largest city, has a great deal to offer: Cultural highlights, its scenic location nestled into an unparalleled natural landscape and numerous shopping opportunities wow visitors from all over the world.
Take a journey through the periods of architectural history: Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance and Post-Modern architecture shape Innsbruck's cityscape. The cultural centre that has grown throughout history looks back on a past of 800 years and houses numerous art treasures in museums and buildings steeped in history. You will notice a golden roof as you walk through the city. The "Golden Roof" is the city's landmark. It was built by Emperor Maximilian on the occasion of his marriage to Bianca Maria Sforza from Milan. The beautiful bay window with 2,657 fire gilded copper tiles became the city of Innsbruck's "golden" sight.
Innsbruck - the treasure trove of the Alps
Austrian Emperors and Tyrolean sovereigns have left their mark on the city: the magnificent sovereign's Court Garden with impressive Palm House, the imperial Hofburg, the Triumphal Arch, which Maria Theresa had built in 1774 on the occasion of her son Leopold's marriage to the Spanish Princess Maria Ludovica and the Court Church are among the city's most impressive sights. Take a journey into the city of Innsbruck's past and wander through the city's dark lanes with the night watchman. A very special city tour where you get rare insights into the city's past. Your night watchman and city guide acquaint you with old Innsbruck's history and secrets.
Innsbruck is an ideal day trip destination during your holiday in Mariastein. Your hosts at the Mariasteinerhof will be happy to give you more tips for your city sightseeing trip and look forward to welcoming you to the Mariasteinerhof. Send your no-obligation enquiry for a room at the Mariasteinerhof today and look forward to a day trip to Innsbruck.