The Sporgasse, named after the numerous weapon-smiths who used to have their shops here, must have been an attractive spot ... More
The Sporgasse, named after the numerous weapon-smiths who used to have their shops here, must have been an attractive spot for beer connoisseurs; once there were 22 local breweries with adjoining pubs in this street. Today, this steep alley offers countless shopping opportunities, but one should not fail to look above the shop windows to see the beautiful facades such as that of the art nouveau house No.3 (The Hirsch Apothecary, founded in 1564 and still existent today) or indeed the copper fountains on house No.13. The Arkadenhof belonging to the Deutsch-Ritterordenhaus (House of the Knights' Order), a typical medieval building, is also worth a look.
The fact that the 473 meter high Hausberg remains a green oasis even today is attributable to Franz Ludwig von
Welden. The formerly bare Dolomite rock used to be the site of a fort and all but the watch ...
The Rathaus (town hall) on the Hauptplatz has experienced numerous alterations through the years. In 1550, a renaissance style building
was erected on the Hauptplatz, approximately half the size of the present building. In 1806, the town hall received ...
This hotel is located in Leonhard, one of the greenest parts of the city. Thus, the hotel's quiet and central
location is ideal for relaxation. Trips to the quaint old town only take 15 minutes on foot, but public ...