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Goldenes Dachl (Das), Innsbruck

Goldenes Dachl (Das) - Innsbruck, Austria
Goldenes Dachl (Das)
Herzog-Friedrich-Strasse 15, Innsbruck, Austria 6020Map
+43 512 58 1111
Neighborhood: Inner City
Overview

Maximilian I was widely considered too extravagant for his own good, and the Goldernes Dachl is an example. Maximilian ordered that all 2,600 copper shingles on the royal balcony should be covered in gold as a, "gift" to the people of Innsbruck, but this stretched the royal household's finances so much that the emperor was forced to take out a loan! The balcony, was used by the royal family to watch theatrical productions and other forms of court entertainment. Now it is a part of the Museum Golden Roof which you can view as you take the museum tour or from outside.

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Goldenes Dachl (Das) General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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