Take a trip to the impressive Austrian city of Innsbruck, a place that blends both traditional and contemporary architecture. Explore the city’s museums, art galleries, and charming shops; discover the Old Town that displays beautiful architecture like baroque churches, the Golden Roof, etc. You can also enjoy the myriad of events including traditional customs, cultural, or sports that are hosted in the city.
The city features numerous examples of architectural and artistic splendor, referring to its rich colorful history. Travelers are taken on trips to explore the enchanting array of architectural marvels from the Baroque, Renaissance, Neo-Classical, and Gothic periods. Historical landmarks like the Court Church (Hofkirche) with its amazing bronze statues, the Golden Roof, Ambras Castle, and the Imperial Palace all depict the splendor of Hadsburg Empire.
The city also features modern architectural wonders like the Bergisel Ski Jump Stadium designed by Zaha Hadid and the BTV Stadtforum. Being located in the Alps, Innsbruck is an important international sports hub, featuring modern, state-of-the-art competition venues. The city has already hosted two Winter Olympic Games (1964 and 1976) and was the venue for 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
If you intend to explore the city on foot, then you can opt for the guided city tours that show you important landmarks like the Hofgarten, the refurbished Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, etc.
Innsbruck is home to some of the most exceptional eateries and culinary venues. Savor the regional as well as international cuisines at some of the notable restaurants including the Pavillon Restaurant – Café, Chez Nico Restaurant, Alfred Miller’s Schoneck, Das Schindler, Sensei Sushi Bar, and many more. You can wine and dine at aDLERS Bar, 9ers Café Bar Restaurant, 5th Floor, etc.
Relish a delightful experience while shopping in the Kaufhaus Tyrol and the Rathausgalerien shopping centers, located at the heart of the city. You can search for exquisite gifts and souvenirs in the little shops located at Old Town. Here you will find a large impressive Swarovski shop that specializes in the finest crystals.
Therefore, plan for a journey to explore the many faces of Innsbruck.