Old Town of Innsbruck

The old town was surrounded by the castle walls originally, but the walls are not left at all today.

Innsbruck Old Town Map

Innsbruck Old Town Map

Annasäule (St. Anna's Column) in Maria-Theresien-Straße

Annasäule (St. Anna’s Column) in Maria-Theresien-Straße

This pillar was erected in the 18th century as a memory to the day when Bavarians were banished from Tyrol.

Swarovski Innsbruck was the head office previously.

Swarovski Innsbruck was the head office previously.

Swarovski Innsbruck; This work of art expresses the compound eyes of the insect.

Swarovski Innsbruck; This work of art expresses the compound eyes of the insect.

From Swarovski walking to the bridge called Innsbruck (Inn Bridge).

From Swarovski walking to the bridge called Innsbrücke (Inn Bridge).

Innsbrücke (Inn Bridge) and Mural Painting (Old Walls Gate)

Innsbrücke (Inn Bridge) and Mural Drawing (Old Walls Gate)

From the Inn Bridge walking to Herzog Friedrich Straße (Street).

From the Inn Bridge walking to Herzog Friedrich Straße (Street), there is a small square.

Arrived at the square. Goldenes Dachl is here.

Arrived at the square. Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof) is here.

The Golden Roof is a landmark structure located in the Old Town of Innsbruck. It is considered the city’s most famous symbol. Completed in 1500, the roof was decorated with 2,738 gilded copper tiles for Emperor Maximilian I to mark his wedding to Bianca Maria Sforza from House of Savoy.

Famous Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof) Innsbruck

Famous Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof) Innsbruck

The Emperor and his wife used the balcony to observe festivals, tournaments, and other events that took place in the square below.

The old town is not so large. After the Golden Roof, I visited the Royal Palace and the Cathedral.

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