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Palazzo Imperiale (Hofburg)

Rennweg 1, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
+43 4351 2587186
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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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Rennweg 1, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Hofburg ticked all the boxes. It was beautiful, informative and on the day of our visit – mostly empty. A big “up” to Austria for having senior discount kick-in at 60. At €6.50 for entrance and audio-guide, it was the attraction bargain of the...More

Thank JandApe
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took this tour as part of a city tour, so I did not use the audio guide. My guide was very good and knowledgeable. The palace is quite impressive, but nearly as much so as Shönbrunn or the Hapsburg Palace in Vienna. Still, it's...More

Thank vern C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hofburg is a gorgeous, grand palace which sits within the old town, making it easily accessible. The walls and ceilings are beautifully decorated with art pieces to wow you.

Thank mightykai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed visiting the Hofburg but beware. Take photo ID with you if you want audio tour. Our passports etc were in the hotel safe and we were refused audio sets. What were we going to do with them other than listen to the information? Hardly...More

Thank LSargant
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

It is an imperial palace to walkthru. Nothing to see. Just a museum of art inside. Not sure how good it is because we did not visited it.

Thank Pablonso
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This palace has been beautifully restored, and give an insight into the local history. The courtyard area was good for external shots of the palace.

Thank Yvonne749
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our group visited on a very warm June day, so it was nice to escape the sun for a little while, although one gets a sense of non-climate controlled architecture this way. The palace was delightful, and moderately easy to photograph except in the largest...More

Thank Billy C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My first visit to the old Imperial Palace of Marie Theresa was over 20 years and I remember thinking at the time... why have they not spent a cent on this place - it is run down with flaking paint and empty rooms. Well not...More

1  Thank Grant T
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Place that can give you a rich history and culture existed some hundreds yrs ago. Enjoy the walk upto this place, beauty, ambience and fresh air

Thank MilindG123
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is an appealing place to visit though it has a very domestic 18th century feel about it - focussing very much on the Empress Maria Theresa and her huge family. The great Giants Hall is well worth seeing with portraits of the entire family,...More

Thank david s
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