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Triumphal Arch (Triumphpforte)

Maria-Theresien-Strasse | Maximilianstraße-Salurner Straße, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
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Buried by surrounding buildings...

At some point in the distant past, the Triumphal Arch in Innsbruck must indeed have been an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
eelSeattle
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Seattle, WA
Not much to brag about

We walked pass this Triumph Arch during our visit to Innsbruck last week and it was not much to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NillaJ
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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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  • Very good44%
  • Average35%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Maria-Theresien-Strasse | Maximilianstraße-Salurner Straße, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
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Reviewed 4 days ago

At some point in the distant past, the Triumphal Arch in Innsbruck must indeed have been an impressive and striking royal monument. It is unfair, however, to compare Triumphpforte to the magnificent and similar structures in cities like Paris, Rome, Barcelona and Munich. In those...More

Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked pass this Triumph Arch during our visit to Innsbruck last week and it was not much to write home about. Being spoilt with magnificent historical buildings from other places around the world, this was not an impressive one. However, if you happen to...More

Thank NillaJ
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Unexpected in Innsbruck. Not as big as the one in Paris, nor the one in Berlin, but worth checking out when you're there.

Thank verdun2
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Quite a few cities have an arch like this. It is worth a photo, but it is not really much different from any such arch anywhere around the world, including some in the U.S. It was right next to my hotel, so yes, it was...More

Thank pathfinndr
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This arch is in quite an unusual area, lots of roads meet at this point and it can be quite difficult to admire it with lots of buses and cars passing by, still it is worth seeing it. It is quite beautiful and not crowded...More

Thank daffystjob
Reviewed 20 August 2017

you are walking down this wide pedestrian only street and all of a sudden this big arch appears on the horizon. first impression - arc de triomphe. very nice, worthy of a photo.

Thank al g
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing impressive, it is located at the start of the old center with trams and traffic passing it from both sides. It is not a beauty, not an impressive design/work. Just interesting enough for a quick look, but not a must see... no need for...More

Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed 22 July 2017

There are many arches of triumph in the world, Paris, Palmyra, Pyongyang.....each has a similar design but a differently significant raison d'etre. This Roman styled arch is in Innisbruk Austria built in 1765 commissioned by Empress Maria Theresa originally to commemorate her sons marriage, the...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 22 July 2017

An example of architecture and history combined and standing in a quiet part of Innsbruck. Worth a photograph.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 21 July 2017

An arch at the corner of Maximilian and Maria-Theresien strassen built by the Empress in the mid-1700s in commemoration of her son's wedding and in the memory her husband. Nothing special but worth a picture or two.

Thank George S
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