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today

morning
12°C
30% Fineweather
2500m
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morning 12°C

Monday

Monday
16°C
50% Fineweather
2800m
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Tuesday

Tuesday
16°C
60% Fineweather
3000m
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Forecast

We will see another day of sunshine and clouds today. A weak front, which will not influence our weather very much, however, will bring us slightly less sunshine than yesterday. There may also be showers.

Tendency

On Monday and Tuesday the sky will be partly clear, partly cloudy. During the second half of the day the risk of showers and thunderstorms will be present. Wednesday will bring sunny weather without any showers.

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Ambras Castle Innsbruck

Description

Ambras Castle Innsbruck is one of the main attractions in Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps. Its cultural and historic significance is inseparable from the personality of Archduke Ferdinand II (1529-1595), who promoted the arts and sciences as a true Renaissance prince. He established the magnificent Ambras collections and had a museum facility built in the lower castle to house them, designed according to modern criteria from the time.

The exhibition attempts to reconstruct the Archduke’s chamber of art & curiosities, his armoury, his collection of armour from famous heroes and his collection of antiquities. In Ferdinand’s time, the living quarters were located in the upper castle.

Today, the upper castle is home to the Habsburg Portrait Gallery, which features portraits from Albert III (1349-1395) to Emperor Francis I (1768-1835) over three storeys. The collection contains over 200 portraits, including valuable works by famous artists, such as Lukas Cranach, Anton Mor, Tizian, van Dyck and Diego Velásquez.

The ground floor of the upper castle houses a collection of late medieval sculptures and the centrepiece is the St George’s altar that belonged to Emperor Maximilian I.

Phone number for guided tours: +43 1 525 24 4804

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castles/fortresses // Innsbruck City

Opening times

Daily 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Admission until half an hour before closing time.
Closed in November.


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