Travel back in time and admire the impressive relic of Innsbruck's imperial history from the Renaissance at Ambras Castle.
See the bathing chambers of Philippine Welser - the only completely preserved bathing complex from the 16th century
See the stucco work in the Spanish Hall representing the first 12 Roman emperors from Caesar to Domitian
Take a look at the collection of Gothic sculptures, the Habsburg Portrait Gallery and the glass collection Strasser
You want to know what royal hygiene was like in the 16th century? Find out at Ambras Castle, which offers you the opportunity to discover the only preserved bathing complex from this time! Visit several amazing art collections, the elaborately decorated Spanish Hall and go back to Innsbruck's imperial past.
The castle is enthroned on 587 metres above sea level on the hills above 800 years old Innsbruck. It is a tribute to the imperial history of Innsbruck and the heritage of Archduke Ferdinand II, one of the greatest art collectors of Habsburg. It is also the oldest museum in the world!
Enter the inner courtyard of the Upper Castle without queuing and see the frescoes with the deeds of heroes and heroines. Then enjoy the charm of the Chapel of St. Nicholas, decorated with 14th century embroidery.
In the lower castle, visit the Waffenkammer (armoury), the Art and Curiosity Chamber and don't miss the stuccoes in the Spanish Hall, which represent the first 12 Roman emperors from Caesar to Domitian.
Most parts of the castle are wheelchair accessible.
Private guided tour possible for an extra charge on site.
60min 3€: April - October: Daily, 11:00 & 14:30, December - March: Sat & Sun, 11:00.
Opening hours: daily: 10:00 - 17:00
• Tickets for Ambras Castle
• Audio guide (available on site for a small extra charge) in English, German, Italian and French
• Guided tour (available on site for a small extra charge)
Ambras Castle: Schloßstraße 20, 6020, Innsbruck. Skip the lines at the main entrance and show your smartphone ticket to get in.
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