Things to see and do - Brixen
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When you enter this abbey, founded in 1142 by the Bressanone Church, you will discover the eight wonders of the word, which decorate the courtyard well and notice that the Abbey is one of them. You will be also struck by the richness of the church in..
Nature and gardens
The peak rises to an altitude of 2 504m. The Plose cable car, followed by the Schönboden chairlift enable visitors to enjoy the panoramic view over the Dolomites to the south and the Austrian mountains to the north. In summertime, hikers can explore ..
Architecture, castles and historic districts
This palace was built by the bishop-prince Bruno von Kirchberg after 1250 and was modified countless times . It has still preserved a beautiful three-storey courtyard and accommodates the enormous diocesan museum.
Museums and art
Located in the palace of the bishop-princes, it has remarkable collection of multi-coloured wooden sculptures (Tyrol, Romanesque and Gothic), sculpted altarpieces in relief from the Renaissance, the cathedral treasure and crèches, the oldest of which..
Piazza del Duomo
Its neoclassical façade by Jakob Pirchstaller built in 1783 conceals a Baroque interior decorated with marble, stucco, gildings and frescoes by Paul Troger. Right of the Cathedral, the beautiful groin arched Roman cloister is decorated with interesti..