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Universitaetsstrasse 2, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
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Reviewed 5 February 2019

The Hofkirche lies in the Innsbruck Universitätstraße, adjacent tot he Hofburg and by the Museum of the Tyrolean Regional Heritage, in the historical center of the city. It was built in the mid sixteenth century under the aegis of Emperor Ferdinand I as a memorial...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank periandro
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

This “church” is not so much centered on God as it is on the emperor Maximilian. There is a suggestive audio show in an adjacent chapel that explains the bizarre story of the empty cenotaph. A combined visit with the Tiroler Landes museum next door...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

The Hofkirche is familiar ground to people who've seen elaborate Catholic churches from the 16th century before, but it is set apart by the cenotaph of Emperor Maximilian I. (Cenotaph is a fancy word for an empty tomb.) The tomb has a line of larger...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JDSor
Reviewed 2 January 2019

Tour starts with a dark room (personal present will guide you when to enter) where some historical information is shared through audio. Inside the Church there is a tomb of Emperor Maximilian I that is surrounded by 28 large bronze statues. There is also a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 December 2018

European History and not to be missed wthn In Innsbruck.. Kings and Queens representd as the courts of Europe...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank K C
Reviewed 21 December 2018

We arrived at about 11.00am and the church was filled with tour groups which made it difficult to experience the grander of this place. It is worth the visit, the bronze statues are amazing the detail in each one is spectacular. It took us about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 December 2018

We were able to view the entire church from an area above the altar. The views were awesome! A lot of great history in the church.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary53C
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The over-the-top design and layout for Max with the 28 larger than life statues and tiny-tiny saints is scope beyond belief. And then to find out he's not even buried there is just crazy. Definitely a must see if in the neighborhood. Especially good is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VicCosentino
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The Hofkirche is really unique in my experience of visiting city churches. Do visit, see the emperors mausoleum (and his bigger than life size lords and ladies). And whatever you do DONT miss the video

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

The multi-media presentation and the church can be seen in 30 minutes, maybe a little more if you linger in the church. The history is interesting and the artwork exceptional. We also walked through the folk museum. It is a serious, extensive museum that may...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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