Innsbruck, Austria, the capital of Tyrol province. It lies on the Inn River in western Austria on the main transportation routes to the Brenner Pass. Flanked by the Alps, Innsbruck is a scenic year-round resort. It was the site of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympic Games. The city was founded in the 12th century. It was a favorite residence of Maximilian I and Maria Theresa; they built most of the prominent buildings.