Innsbruck, Austria, is the city that stands in the Tyrol, on the banks of the River Inn, called the capital of the Alps and the most beautiful city in Europe.
Well, no accounting for tastes, but some truth in this is.
The town lies between the mountains and wander the streets between a fabulous homes, you both have the pleasure to contemplate the high slopes of the Alps. Two in one!
On the fabulous homes – is not just a poetic comparison. Look at the “Golden Roof” (Das goldene Dach) Duke Frederick!
This is the most famous symbol of Innsbruck – canopy over a loggia and balconies, indoor 2,387 copper shingles, covered in gold!
Previously, it was the imperial residence from where the emperor watched the approximate street events, tournaments or theatrical productions.
And now in this building for a registration of marriages. What about get marryed under the golden roof?
In the city, of course, plenty of other attractions, but the Golden Roof is the emblem of the city.
But of course, primarily Innsbruck is famous for its ski slopes and resorts. Totally there are 9 resorts here. Beginners and professionals from around the world come here, to the foot of the glaciers Shubay and Ziller. The Winter Olympic Games there were twice (1964 and 1976) .
Ski season is open almost all year, and in the area of the glacier coat – all year round.
Well, of course, you can not miss visiting the factory with Swarovski, which is only half an hour from Innsbruck, and the museum in the park crystal Kristall Welten, which is located right in the hill just behind the factory. The world’s largest crystal, crystal dome, mirror maze – this miracle you must see and leave it in your memory as one of the wonders of Austria.