The capital of the region is the city of Innsbruck; the Alpine Zoo, Ambras palace and Hofburg fortress are its main attractions. Each year, Ambras palace hosts the festival of early music; this festival always attracts a lot of travelers. Those wishing to explore natural attractions of these places are sure to take part in a tour around lakes of Tirol. Lakes of Achen, Pillersee, Valheze and Schwarzsee are true miracles of nature. The largest lake in these places is Tristacher See located in the eastern part of the province.
Several medieval fortresses and castles have survived in small towns. The old fortress and the chapel built in the late 15th century are situated in Landeck. The chapel houses a large collection of ancient frescos and a historical museum. Hal is interesting because of Gazegg Castle and Mint; they were completed in the second half of the 15th century. Tratzberg Castle housing the armory in one of its rooms is situated in Stans. The building also has a great value and is a fine example of Renaissance style.
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