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Hofkirche

Universitatsstr. 2 | Innsbruck, Austria
+43 512 584302
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Good church

This was not the best church we've ever been to, but the statues inside were very interesting. The... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Benjamin S
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Nuremberg, Germany
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Run, run, run to this church!!! You'll never see the like of what is inside.

Maximilian's cenotaph, surrounded by 16th century bronze sculptures of notable figures of the time... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Kathleen M
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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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Court Church built to be the mausoleum for Maximilian I contains fine sculpture and a silver coleection. You can buy a combined ticket with Tiroler Volkskunstmuseum.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
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20 Dec 2016
“Good church”
24 Sep 2016
“Run, run, run to this church!!! You'll never see the like of what is inside.”
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Universitatsstr. 2 | Innsbruck, Austria
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+43 512 584302

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This was not the best church we've ever been to, but the statues inside were very interesting. The Dom might have been a bit better. It was also slightly expensive.

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Maximilian's cenotaph, surrounded by 16th century bronze sculptures of notable figures of the time, creates a memorable visit. The smallish size of the church means that this monumental and spatially complex structure packs an experiential wallop. Read up on it in advance if you can,...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I finally had the opportunity to see this sight today even though I've been to Innsbruck six times. Amazing! Never have seen something like this before and I have seen more than 500 churches in Europe. Be sure to get the free audio guide. It...More

Thank Frequent_Traveler
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We visited here on a combo ticket with the Volksmuseum. Both together were only 11 euro. The best view of the Hofkirche is from the balcony that you access from the Volksmuseum. You can see the church, the mausoleum and the statues well! Then go...More

Thank Touringdoc
Reviewed 31 March 2014

We spent time looking through this amazing attraction. It is well worth the visit and is very reasonably priced. You must do the Maximillian story/show is very well done and interesting. The bronze statutes are brilliant.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Started in 1553, the Hofkirche was originally built to house the remains of Emperor Maximilian I. Upon entering, you will be confronted by 28 massive, highly detailed, cast bronze statues guarding Maximilian's sarcophagus, which, by the way, is empty. Maximilian was buried in Wiener Neustadt....More

Thank j_d_kopetsky
Reviewed 16 February 2013

I've seen one of the nest statues collection in full size and it impressed me. The rest of the church is nice, but the statues and the baso-reliefs were great. The free audioguide is good for understanding the characters. The pre-presentation and the renascence room...More

Thank Mihai_BM
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