19 Unmissable Attractions in Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck is a picturesque Austrian town with plenty of sights and activities despite its small size
Innsbruck is a picturesque Austrian town with plenty of sights and activities despite its small size | © Brian Lawrence / Alamy Stock Photo
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21 August 2020

The capital of Tyrol, Innsbruck is a great destination year round, but particularly beautiful during Christmastime when it becomes a winter wonderland. Here are some of the many places you should see while visiting this picturesque Austrian town.

Hungerburg funicular

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The breathtaking views from the Nordkette mountains above Innsbruck can be accessed via the state of the art Hungerburg funicular, which hisks you from the medieval old town to the top in minutes. The stations, built in 2007, were designed by the late “starchitect” Zaha Hadid, who took her inspiration from the Tyrolian glaciers and ice.
These recommendations were updated on August 21, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.