Maximilian I was widely considered too extravagant for his own good, and the Goldernes Dachl is an example. Maximilian ... More
Goldenes Dachl (Das)
Maximilian I was widely considered too extravagant for his own good, and the Goldernes Dachl is an example. Maximilian ordered that all 2,600 copper shingles on the royal balcony should be covered in gold as a, "gift" to the people of Innsbruck, but this stretched the royal household's finances so much that the emperor was forced to take out a loan! The balcony, was used by the royal family to watch theatrical productions and other forms of court entertainment. Now it is a part of the Museum Golden Roof which you can view as you take the museum tour or from outside.
The Grassmayr family has been making bells for fourteen generations. This museum charts 400 years of history and tradition. True
to a long standing practice in the craft, bells are still moulded out of clay, alloyed with minerals and ...
From the well known skiing center of Igls in the eastern Mittelgebirge, the Patscherkofel line takes visitors to the "Alpenpflanzengarten",
the highest botanic garden of Europe. The greenhouse of the Federal Forest Research Institution of Vienna, managed by the ...
The magnificent mountains around Innsbruck, at the heart of the Alps, are the perfect site for hiking trips of all
kinds. From relaxed hikes to demanding climbing tours, this landscape offers endless possibilities to discover and experience the Alps ...
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