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Culture of Tirol. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Mayrhofen Tirol has a great historical and cultural heritage. There are unique religious festivals, fortifications and incredibly beautiful monuments of different eras. There are also modern cultural centers, as well as an abundance of museums with collections of historical artifacts and works of art.
National food of this picturesque Austrian region illustrates its usual simple and harmonious way of life. All the popular dishes are very simple and hearty. Travelers looking for an … Open
There is the ancient Cistercian Abbey in Stams; it was built in the second half of the 13th century. The original building was built in the Romanesque style; in the early 18th century, there was a major reconstruction of abbey, thus it has become a true embodiment of the Baroque style. The religious monument of the later period is located in Innsbruck; it is the Hofkirche Franciscan monastery. Built in the mid16th century, it has perfectly preserved to this day; today, it amazes guests with its elegant interior decoration.
An interesting old monastery is situated in Schwarz; its walls house priceless works of great masters of the 18th century. Fans of exciting excursions should definitely visit the city of Landeck, where the medieval fortress is situated. The fortress features an ancient chapel with an abundance of religious artifacts and spacious rooms housing the museum. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Interesting culinary traditions represent a vast part of the local culture; Tirol never ceases to attract fans of gastronomic tourism. For many centuries, is has been producing a magnificent … Open
Legendary Hofburg Castle located in Innsbruck is a major attraction of the region. For many years, it has been the main residence of local rulers. Daily excursions for tourists show the most beautiful halls of the castle. Speaking of outstanding sights of Innsbruck, it’s certainly worth to mention the fascinating Ambras palace. Built during the second half of the 16th century, it was the residence of King Ferdinand II.
Serfaus im Sommer The palace is of great interest from an architectural point of view; it is made in the best traditions of Renaissance style and is home to the large-scale art gallery. Every year, the palace hosts Early Music Festival and other interesting cultural events. There is the lovely medieval fortress in Kufstein; modern travelers known it as the Emperor’s Tower. The fortress was built in the early 16th century by order of the Emperor Maximilian. It is located in very beautiful natural surroundings.
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Public palaces near Tirol
♥   Palace 'Schloss Ambras' Innsbruck, 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Linderhof Palace' , 59.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Tirol
♥   Dom Sankt Jakob, Innsbruck, 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Mariathal, Kramsach, 29.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika of St. Benedikt, Benediktbeuern, 52.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Abtei Neustift, Varna (Vahrn), 56.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Mariä Himmelfahrt und St. Kassian, Bressanone (Brixen), 60 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Mariä Himmelfahrt, Tuntenhausen, 81.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Austria

To the date, there are more than 400 museums of different specializations in Austria. One of the most significant is the Museum of Art History in Vienna, founded in 1889. The architect Gottfried Semper created a majestic project, so the building itself is worthy of attention. Many tourists are interested in the museum of Swarovski. The entrance to it is set in a giant's head overgrown with grass, and all the halls are hidden under ground. You can look in the museum of Sigmund Freud to see the expositions that tell about the life and work of the famous doctor. Don't forget about the main art museum in Vienna representing a palace complex with luxury interiors. Now, it also serves as the office of the President and the Chancellor of the Republic. … Open
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Tirol

Culture guide to Tirol. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Tirol: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Tirol. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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