The monument Annasäule in the middle of the
Maria-Theresienstrasse was built up, to thank for the liberation from
the Bavarians on the 26th July 1703. Bavarian soldiers tried to take
the city and were defeated.
The monument is dedicated to Archduke Leopold V who was the ruler of Tirol from 1619 to 1632.
This fountain was built up in 1877 to celebrate Tirol being a part of Austria for 500 years (1363 to 1863).
The main artery of Innsbruck's south end. The monument was
modeled according Roman style. It was Empress Maria Theresia who gave the
order in 1765 to build the Triumphal Arch. She wanted to honor the
marriage of her son, Duke of Tuscany, later Emperor Leopold II, to
Maria Ludovica from Spain, and mourn the death of her beloved
husband, Francis I Stephen of Lothringen, who died during the
St. Jacob's Cathedral
Pilgrimage church to Jacob and the Virgin Mary.
The hill is a historic place where the Tiroleans fought the
French and Bavarian soldiers of Napoleon in 1809. The monument was
erected in 1893. There is also a museum about the soldiers of the
Kaiserjaeger and a Memorial Chapel for the Tiroleans who died in
action during 1796 to 1945.
The castle of Ambras has the oldest museum of Europe. The castle
was built by Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria (1529-1595) in the 16th
The city tower was built between 1442 and 1450. In former times
the tower had a prison cell. The tower offers stunning views over
Innsbrucks roofs and the surrounding Alpine scenery.
Ski Jump Arena
The first ski jump was erected in 1925. In 1964 and 1976 the ski
jump competions of the Winter Olympic Games were held here. The Tower
stands 47 meters tall and provides spectacular views.The new facilities
now can hold 28,000 spectators. All Bergisel Stadium facilities,
including gondola, elevator, panoramic café, and vantage spot on the
jumping platform are open to visitors.