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What You Should Know More About Innsbruck
· Always use a formal prefix when addressing someone by their name.
· Shaking hands for greeting is customary in this city. Never keep your other hand in the pocket when shaking hands with someone.
· Even when you enter shops, greet the shop keepers with a simple ‘hello’ in their local language.
· Be on time anywhere, and be punctual.
· Bring along with you small gifts when invited for dinners.
· Mind your table manners when you dine anywhere.
· Tip 10% of the bill in restaurants and bars.
16 years is the legal drinking age for beer and 18 years and above for buying and drinking spirits.
Churches, memorials, landmarks, and places
Hofkircheis is a monument that has bronze structures from different dynasties. St Jacob cathedral was built in the 17th century in baroque style. Wiltener Basilika is a church built in the 17th century in baroque style. Stift Wilten is a monastery that is built in the baroque style. Schloss Ambras is a renaissance castle and has many portraits and other collections.
Bergiselschanze is an interesting landmark in the city and offers the view of the mountains. Goldenes Dachl is an interesting balcony styled with shingles. Annasäule is a column made in marble and was built in the 17th century. Triumphpforte was an arch built in the 17th century to mark the marriage of the duke and the princess.
Museums, parks, squares, zoos
Anatomical Museum has different anatomical devices and historical information about development. Bell Museum is 400 year old. Tiroler Volkskunstmuseum is a folk art museum. Maria-Theresien is a boulevard that is good for strolling and has mountain in the backdrop.
Botanischer Garten is a botanical garden that is also open in winter. Hofgarten is an imperial park in the Old Town. Alpenzoo is a zoo that has animals, aviaries, aquariums, many fish species, farm animal species, and more.
Sightseeing, shopping, events
Tiroler Abend with the Gundolf Family is a popular show that can be attended to get an insight of Tyrolean culture. New Orleans Festival is a music festival in Jazz, blues, and other music genres.
The Ski Jump Contest is conducted all around the year.
Kaufhaus Tyrol is a shopping mall for shopping various items. Old Town, Franziskanerplatz, and Sparkassenplatz are good shopping areas. You can find many souvenir stores in the Old Town.
Cammerlander is a Tapa bar and restaurant that serves tasty food. Gasthaus Anich is a tavern that serves delish Austrian cuisine. Shere Punjab is an Indian restaurant that serves Indian cuisine. Magic Pizza Kebab serves American cuisine.
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