The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), Innsbruck

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At The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), imagine how the Austrian emperor and his wife sat on the porch and watched tournaments on the square below. The symbol of the city, it overlooks the main street of Altstadt. The name of the place stems from the 2,738 fire-gilded copper tiles covering the roof. Emperor Maximilian I commissioned the three-story balcony to celebrate his marriage to Bianca Maria Sforza. Learn about Austrian history from the reliefs and murals depicting scenes of the emperor's life. Eight sculpted reliefs covering the second-floor balustrade illustrate how aristocrats amused themselves. Look for a flanking relief depicting the acrobatic and grotesque dancing of Moorish origin. Using our international travel planner, Innsbruck attractions like The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The emperor Maximilian remarried at the end of the 1500 th centuary and because he didnt want to become enemies with Burgundy he protraited both his old and new wife on the building. He also let... 
    The emperor Maximilian remarried at the end of the 1500 th centuary and because he didnt want to become enemies with Burgundy he protraited both his old and new wife on the building. He also let...  more »
  • Such a place filled with rich history. From the golden coined roof, to the Swarovski shop and the old house with the tower looking over the old and new town. There are also smaller newer stalls for.....  more
    Such a place filled with rich history. From the golden coined roof, to the Swarovski shop and the old house with the tower looking over the old and new town. There are also smaller newer stalls for.....  more »
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  • Good for taking pictures, the bars and restaurants are quite nice. If you are more into nature, take the cable cart up and have a hike.
  • Extremely beautiful place that has kept its authentic look, at least a century ago. It captivates with its appearance, architecture, a relaxed atmosphere that relaxes. Not only is the roof golden, everything around is "warm and golden". It needs to be seen and experienced. It can't be described ... A must visit...

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