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Address: Universitaetsstrasse 2, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
Phone Number:
43 0 512 584302
09:00 - 17:00
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A fascinating church to visit, particularly because of all the statues that are there, quite unlike anything I've seen before in this kind of space. Recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating church to visit, particularly because of all the statues that are there, quite unlike anything I've seen before in this kind of space. Recommended!

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Wooster, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hofkirche of Innsbruck is a Court Church for Austria’s Imperial families. It was commissioned by Emperor Ferdinand I in 1553 to build in honor of his grandfather the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I whose body was buried in Vienna (Wiener Neustadt) according to his wish. Therefore, the Emperor’s sarcophagus in the Hofkirche is an empty grave-a memorial cenotaph for him.... More 

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was a reluctant visitor here but must say the statues were incredible. They are enormous and the detail is fantastic. It was worth the visit.

Thank 27Heb
Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We were lucky enough to be admitted right before the closing time and there were only three-four other people in the church at that time. We were able to take a good look at the statues and I promised myself I will read more about Maximilian.

Thank Horia S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Use the Innsbruck card and it is included. The monument for Emperor Maximilian 1. He is buried in Wien Neustad.

Thank John071
Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

An interesting church that is more like a mausoleum. There are a dozen or so life size bronze statues - even one for King Arthur - in the main chamber. There is a "Silver" room if you go to the one upstairs chamber. I have never been to a church like that, but it definitely was one of the more... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is one of the places you must visit when visiting Innsbruck. The tomb is a marble monolith overlooked by 28 large bronze statues of the rulers of Europe and his wives. the church is very ornate.

Thank Phlyn
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We watched the presentation on this and then went through into the church. This is amazing, so old with a lot of history. Quite unique.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This church is very unusual, figures are amazing. In the center of the church is a sarcophagus witch is beautiful decorated. The only problem is that the stories are written on Latin.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Entry to the Hofkirche is via the museum (EU5 each). There is a nice cloister just before entering the church. The larger than life statues and the central memorial are the main elements of the church that make it different to others. Statues are very well cast with quite "lifelike" facial features. I was left wondering about the historical accuracy... More 

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