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today

morning
10°C
80% Fineweather
3100m
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morning 10°C

Sunday

Sunday
16°C
80% Fineweather
2900m
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Monday

Monday
14°C
80% Fineweather
2600m
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Forecast

Just like Friday, Saturday will bring us sunshine and nice temperatures.

The morning will still be cool with maybe a few patches of ground mist. During the day, however, nothing will indicate that we are already in October: it will be bright and warm.

Tendency

The weather on Sunday will be as nice as the weather on Saturday. Monday will stay bright as well. From Tuesday, the weather conditions will change...

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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.

Themes

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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