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Leopoldstraße 2, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
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The Triumphal Arch is one of Innsbruck 's most famous sights . It is located at the southern end of today 's Maria-Theresien-Strasse , at that time the southern end of the city. This triumphal arch was built in 1765 on the occasion of the marriage of Archduke Leopold , the second son of Empress Maria Theresa and Franz Stephan von Lothringen , to the Spanish princess Maria Ludovica on August 5, 1765.
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A beautiful town square in Innsbruck, Austria that also doubles up as a skating rink during the winter time. Completed in collaboration with Christopher Grüner. It retains the site’s four monuments with the addition of new trees, benches, lighting, a fountain and drinking fountains.
The Maria Theresa Street, named after Empress Maria Theresa is a broad, slightly curved specimens and commercial street and a central road train Innsbruck , which dates back to the first expansion of the city in the 13th century. It is one of the busiest streets in the city. Life still revolved around the Old Town, which was surrounded by powerful medieval city walls and was only accessible from Maria Theresien Street through the St. Jörgen Gate.
Kunstraum Innsbruck is a non-profit art association that was founded in June 1996. Its motive is to enable, in an exhibition space covering around 300 m², encounters with the phenomena of contemporary art.
St. Anne's Column was erected in the centre of Maria Theresien Street to commemorate the liberation of Tyrol from the Bavarian troops.Surrounding the column are statues of the Saints Kassian, Vigilius, George and Anne, built by Christoforo Bendetti, an Italian sculptor from Trento. It has been restored several times over the centuries. In 1958, mainly for conservation reasons, the figure of Mary was replaced by a replica and the original was loaned to the Abbey of St. Georgenberg-Fiecht.
A majestic museum in Innsbruck , Austria. It was founded in 1823 by the Tyrolean State Museum Ferdinandeum Society. It is part of a set of museums in the city of Innsbruck which also includes the Museum of Popular Art of the Tyrol. It comprises seven collections. In addition to the exhibits at its main headquarters, the Museum in the Armory (historical and technical collection of the cultural history of Tyrol) and the natural history collection also belongs to the Ferdinandeum.
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.
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Tyrol is a state in western Austria. You can experience a majestic and enchanting mountain landscape sure to touch their soul. Countless outdoor activities and a warm welcome make holidays in this stunning region an unforgettable experience.