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today

morning
17°C
90% Fineweather
3500m
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morning 17°C

Monday

Monday
29°C
80% Fineweather
4100m
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Tuesday

Tuesday
27°C
70% Fineweather
4100m
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Forecast

The month of May 2017 is still in a good mood! After this clear starry night, morning temperatures will be quite low for the time of year, but as soon as the sun appears it will shine from a perfectly blue sky and make temperatures rise to summer-like values..

Tendency

The best news of today’s weather forecast is found in the trend: the new area of high pressure over Central Europe will stay with us for several days. Thunderstorms cannot be ruled out.

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Jesuit Church

Description

The Jesuit monastery was founded in 1561. In the 17th century a baroque church was erected, which houses the graves of Archduke Leopold II and his family,and of many famous Jesuit priests like Karl Rahner.

 

1592 Saint Petrus Canisius founded the Jesuit College,including a high school, at the request of Emperor Ferdinand I.

1619 construction of the church began,but it collapsed in 1626

1627 construction of an even bigger church commenced, funded by Archduke Leopold V. and his wife Claudia of Medici, who are buried in the church's crypt.

The church was renovated again in 1633 and finally completed in 1754.

1773 A decree signed under secular pressure by Pope Clement XIV suppressed the Order of the Jesuits, hence the church became state property and was turned into a University church.

1838 The community of the Jesuits is re-established and the Jesuits return to Innsbruck and again take over their church.

 

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churches/monasteries/convents // Innsbruck City

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no visits during holy mass


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