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today

morning
1°C
60% Fineweather
1900m
Frostborder
morning 1°C

Thursday

Thursday
10°C
80% Fineweather
2600m
Frostborder

Friday

Friday
5°C
20% Fineweather
1400m
Frostborder

Forecast

We will see a return to high pressure and thus to some dry days! Morning clouds will dissolve and we can look forward to a mostly bright day.

Tendency

On Thursday, we can look forward to sunny winter weather. After a starry night, we will have to cope with frost in the morning. On the mountains the temperatures will be mild. Perfect conditions for skiing!

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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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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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