The views were spectacular - worth the climb! The extra 2 euros for the ancient room restorations was worth it.
About Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg)
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Great way to get some exercise if you walk instead of take the funicular. Great views from all sides of the Fortress. Unfortunately I was too late to hit the museum but enjoyed it none the less.
The views at the top were amazing but the rest of the fortress was very boring with not much to do. We did the tour which was just awful. You get given an audio guide at the start without any headphones and then get moved...More
The fortress complements the view over the old town. There is also a nice view from the tower. However there's other castles around that also offer similar views and content.
A must see when visiting Salzburg, this imposing fortress sits atop the Festung and can be seen from anywhere in the city. Definitely recommend taking the funicular, as it is a long walk up. The audio tour is useful, and the full tour including access...More