Innsbruck Name Origin: How Innsbruck Got Its Name

Curious to know where the name of Tirol's capital city originated? We've got all the historic facts.
6. Dezember 2021
innsbruck river in front of colorful houses

The earliest written record of “Inspruk“ was documented over 800 years ago in the year 1167. The name Innsbruck translates to “bridge over the river Inn”. The first bridge was built in the middle of the 12th century and subsequently became the heraldic symbol in the city’s seal.

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