Golden Roof - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Golden Roof
The Golden Roof is the landmark of Innsbruck – the late Gothic oriel with loggia was built for Emperor Maximilian I and is adorned with 2,657 fire-gilt copper tiles. The Emperor and his wife used the balcony to observe festivals, tournaments, and other events that took place in the square below.It is Situated at the heart of the Old Town district.
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Helbling House is a building located in the Old Town section of Innsbruck, Austria, across from the Golden Roof at Herzog-Friedrich-Strasse 10. It is the only elaborate Baroque style building and surrounded by medieval neighbours. The building was named after Sebastian Helbling, who owned the building from 1800 to 1827.
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Stadtturm is a clock tower and load-bearing masonry tower that was built from 1442 until 1450. It was amedieval remnant built in 1450, located in the Old Town – once served as the lookout point for all sorts of medieval dangers, such as fires and invasions. For an excellent view of the city and the surrounding mountains, climb more than 130 steps to the viewing platform of City Tower.
Catedral de Santiago
0.13km from Golden Roof
The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is an iconic symbol of the city of Santiago and also the final point for many pilgrims walking or cycling the Camino de Santiago. Recently renovated, the Cathedral is ready to welcome pilgrims from all over the world during Holy Year 2022.
0.13km from Golden Roof
The Hofburg is a former Habsburg palace in Innsbruck, Austria, and considered one of the three most significant cultural buildings in the country. Today, the Hofburg contains five themed museum areas: Maria Theresa's Rooms from the eighteenth century, Empress Elisabeth's Apartment from the nineteenth century, a Furniture Museum, an Ancestral Gallery, and a Painting Gallery.
Hofkirche mit Silberner Kapelle
0.16km from Golden Roof
A majestic gothic church was built in 1553 by Emperor Ferdinand I as a memorial to his grandfather Emperor Maximilian. It boasts a remarkable collection of German Renaissance sculpture. The church also contains the tomb of Andreas Hofer, Tyrol's national hero.
Tiroler Landesmuseum Tiroler Volkskunstmuseum
0.17km from Golden Roof
The Tyrolean Museum of Folklore and Art is considered one of the most valuable and beautiful museums in Europe. It is located in the city of Innsbruck in Austria in the Tirol region . The museum contains the most important collection of art and culture in the Tyrol region. The collections of costumes, religious art or collections dedicated to the Baroque and Renaissance stand out.