From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Innsbruck Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of St. James (German: Dom zu St. Jakob), is an eighteenth-century Baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Innsbruck in the city of Innsbruck, Austria, dedicated to the apostle Saint James, son of Zebedee.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innsbruck_Cathedral
Innsbruck became the capital of all Tyrol in 1429 and in the 15th century the city became a centre of European politics and culture as Emperor Maximilian I also resided in Innsbruck in the 1490s. The city benefited from the emperor's presence as can be seen for example in the Hofkirche.
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Innsbruck war zudem in den Jahren 1984 und 1988 ebenso zweimal Austragungsort der Paralympischen Weltwinterspiele für „Sportler mit Behinderung“ und im Jahr 2012 fanden in Innsbruck auch die ersten Olympischen Jugend-Winterspiele statt.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Innsbruck Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of St. James (German: Dom zu St. Jakob), is an eighteenth-century Baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Innsbruck in the city of Innsbruck, Austria, dedicated to the apostle Saint James, son of Zebedee.
- Imperial Apartments
- Gothic Hall
- Palace Courtyard
- Sacred Rooms
The Hofburg is a former Habsburg palace in Innsbruck, Austria, and considered one of the three most significant cultural buildings in the country, along with the Hofburg Palace and Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. The Hofburg is the main building of a large residential complex once used by the Habsburgs that still includes the Noblewomen's Collegiate Foundation, the Silver Chapel, the Hofkirche containing Emperor Maximilian's cenotaph and the Schwarzen Mandern, the Theological University, the...
The Hofburg was built on a site once occupied by the fortifications and towers of the medieval city. In the fourteenth century, when Innsbruck was ruled by the Counts of Görz-Tyrol, the city's defensive walls included a section located where the Hofburg main façade stands today on Rennweg. Three structural elements of these early fortifications were retained and integrated into the palace: the South Roundel with its Hofgasse-Rennweg passageway on the eastern side of the palace was once ...
The following is a list of rooms in the Hofburg imperial apartments, starting at the Vestibule to the Chapel and moving counter-clockwise. 1. The Vestibule to the Chapel contains mementos from the wedding of Leopold II and Maria Luisa of Spain in August 1765. The room contains a chasuble made from the nightdress of Emperor Francis I with the personal help of Empress Maria Theresa. The vestment bears the appliquéd imperial coats of arms of Hungary, Bohemia, Burgundy, and Tyrol on the outer front
The Gothic Hall in the basement of the north wing was built in 1494 as a five-nave hall containing a cross-groined vault and medieval brickwork. This hall was once the entrance area connecting the northern gate with the drawbridge. The western part of the hall is still in its original Gothic condition. The southern part of the hall was most likely lowered during the Renaissance period. The eastern part of the hall was altered during the eighteenth century when dividing walls with a lower arch we
The large cobblestoned palace courtyard measuring 1300 square metres is enclosed by the Hofburg building and represents "the most beautiful inner courtyard in Innsbruck". Since the Baroque reconstruction, the courtyard has been decorated with sculptural elements such as pilaster, frames, cornices and the cartouches with the Austrian striped shield in the gables of the facades. The variations ensue from the varying old structures in the east, south, north and west. Four portals allow access into
The Hofburg currently houses two chapels that are available for Roman Catholic and ecumenical services, as well as cultural events. 1. The Silberne Kapelle contains a Renaissance organ. 2. The Hofburgkapelle is a spacious, light chapel on the second upper floor of the south wing.
Innsbruck Airport is well known for having a difficult approach due to surrounding terrain, prohibiting certain aircraft types from operating at the airport. The approach and descent is a very complicated process—the Alps create vicious winds and currents, which pilots have to deal with throughout the process.
The Hofkirche (Court Church) is a Gothic church located in the Altstadt (Old Town) section of Innsbruck, Austria. The church was built in 1553 by Emperor Ferdinand I (1503–1564) as a memorial to his grandfather Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519), whose cenotaph within boasts a remarkable collection of German Renaissance sculpture.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Nordkette, also variously called the North Chain, Northern Range, rarely the Inn Valley Range or Inn Valley Chain (Inntalkette), is a range of mountains just north of the city of Innsbruck in Austria. It is the southernmost of the four great mountain chains in the Karwendel.
Innsbruck A Wikipédiából, a szabad enciklopédiából Innsbruck Ausztria Tirol tartományának székhelye. Innsbruck Absam, Aldrans, Ampass, Götzens, Lans, Mutters, Natters, Rum, Scharnitz, Schönberg im Stubaital, Thaur, Zirl, Völs, Patsch és Seefeld in Tirol községekkel határos.
Innsbruck Innsbruck (prononcé [ins.ˈbʁyk] en français et [ˈ ɪ ns.brʊkʰ] en allemand autrichien) est une ville autrichienne située dans l'ouest du pays, dans une vallée au cœur des Alpes ; elle est la deuxième plus grande ville d' Europe dans cette situation, après sa jumelle alpine Grenoble.