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Bergisel Ski Jump, Innsbruck (Bergiselschanze): observation deck and panoramic restaurant

Jump Bergisel (Bergiselschanze, the Bergisel Schanze) - ski jump with the stadium and the Olympic last, located near the historical and tourist centre of Innsbruck, in the district Wilten, in the eponymous historic Bergisel hill.

Ski jump Innsbruck is one of the venues for the competition phase of the world Cup ski jumping - annual 3rd stage Tour of four jumps.

Originally the ramp was made of wood, where the first competition was held in 1925. In 1930, the ramp was built of more durable materials, and at the time was the largest jump. In 1933, at the trampoline world Championships ski sports. Then, before the winter Olympic games held in 1964, the jump was again rebuilt.

In the late 1990-ies springboard ceased to meet international standards. In mid-1999, the Austrian government launched an international tender for the reconstruction of the springboard, which would not only meet the new standards, but also fit into the project on creation of the new Olympic Arena. In December, the company "Zaha Hadid Architects" won the contest. Led the reconstruction of the ramp stood the architect Zaha Hadid, who received a prestigious architectural award for his masterpiece. The work was completed in 2002.

The Olympic games in the springboard was conducted in 1964, 1976 and 2012.

Currently, the Bergisel ski jump, in addition to its direct purpose - competition in ski jumping and training center is a modern symbols of Innsbruck and a popular tourist attraction.

Tower hill, executed in steel structure with an attached descent, is considered one of the architectural masterpieces of Innsbruck and is clearly visible from many points in the city.

Jump Bergisel is open to visitors year-round. In the tower is a panoramic restaurant "Bergisel Sky" with a glass facades from floor to ceiling and a viewing deck (panoramic terrace), granting a stunning overview of Innsbruck and the surrounding area.

The ascent to the observation deck paid. Tickets can be purchased at the box office near the ramp. The climb to the viewing takes several minutes, in two stages, first in a cable car to the tower for jumping, then the Elevator to the observation and/or restaurant.

Photos of springboard and cash

Photo panoramic restaurant

Photo of the view from ski jump Bergisel

Practical information

Address Bergisel ski jump: Bergiselweg 3, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

Opening hours

The observation deck is open to visitors year-round, with sparking days of competitions and emergency situations.

From November to may: Wednesday to Monday from 10:00 (weekends and public holidays from 09:00 am) to 17:00 hours, Tuesday - closed.

From June to October: daily from 9:00 to 18:00 hours.

Last entry half an hour before closing.

Cost of tickets: full adult € 10; children 6-14 years - € 5. Also, there are group, family and combination tickets.

Attention! Opening hours and ticket prices are subject to change, please specify the information directly before visiting.

Website the Bergisel ski jump: the bergisel.

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