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Innsbruck

sunny 70 °F

After leaving Berchtesgaden, we headed to Innsbruck. We walked around the delightful old town.

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Emperor Maximilian I loved Innsbruck so much that he built a palace here - including the balcony topped with 2,657 gilded copper tiles. The golden roof gave Maximilian an impressive spot from which to view his medieval spectacles.

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We took a tour of the Hofkirche where Maximilian wanted to be buried, surrounded by 28 larger-than-life cast bronze statues of his ancestors.

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Then we drove on until we reached Fussen and checked into our wonderful apartment, and went out for some pizza.

Posted by lcostet 10:52 Archived in Austria Tagged austria innsbruck

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