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Imperial Palace (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
+43 4351 2587186
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Reviewed yesterday

This actually should be ranked as number one in Innsbruck. It is a fascinating palace. Plan for about 90 minutes in it.

Thank walid m
Reviewed 5 days ago

though we did not go inside the palace as we had gone past the closing timings , there is an open air philharmonic orchesttra going on everyday for free in its compound , till 31/7. do go early as all seats get filled up. It...More

Thank kashmira_v61
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing rooms,curtains and drapes and furnishings all refurbished as near to the original as should be. Guides on every room to answer questions, just like in our own National Trust. We had to ask what the strange large urn like objects were in the corner...More

Thank carolenglish37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot to see and some very interesting rooms/halls to look around. You will learn alot about the history of the city and royality.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the imperial palaces in Vienna, we could hardly wait to visit the third most important royal residence in Austria. We were not disappointed. Well preserved and restored, this sumptuous building had several highlights we explored at our pace, especially the chapel, the ballroom...More

2  Thank Torontonian54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We paid nearly 7€ for a senior ticket. There are lockers and coat pegs to leave your costs And belongings. You tour one floor of the palace. There are rooms that act as a museum with artefacts/ information. There are rooms that are displayed as...More

Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed 20 June 2017

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 12 June 2017

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 5 June 2017

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 20 May 2017

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
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