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Address: Moenchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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43-662-84243011
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This amazing 11th-century castle overlooks Salzburg from a hill on the...

This amazing 11th-century castle overlooks Salzburg from a hill on the outskirts of the city.

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Breathtaking view, travel back in time

Thank you to all those who've contributed to the preservation of this fortress, as it has so much of rich history, and this fortress has withstood the test of time, and many wars... read more

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you to all those who've contributed to the preservation of this fortress, as it has so much of rich history, and this fortress has withstood the test of time, and many wars. I walked up the stairs and hills before coming up, paid for the ticket and spent almost 3-4 hours there, exploring the fortress, being absorbed in every... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cool ride up to the top. Fortress was interesting and had some great views at the top. Walked down and was not that bad. Didn't get to watch the sunset but I am sure it would be lovely.

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South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On our 4 hour visit to Salzburg ( the skiing conditions in Schladming were inclement) we discovered we could visit FHS without much difficulty (well, Euro 26). This was the view after stepping off the 45 degree tram/train. Stunning vista of a smart city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice place. Fort. Need to walk and climb inside the fort. Cable car available to go to the fort. Can see Alps from the fort. Houses a small museum too.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited the Festung and spent a long time there, looking through all the room, which have a great range of type and content. The early C16 panelled rooms were a revelation! We thoroughly enjoyed every part of it - and it offers unrivalled views over the city and surrounding area. If you are interested castles/fortifications, this... More 

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I got to watch the sunset from the castle. It was absolutely stunning watching it. You can see the breathtaking Alps and the cute city from the castle. Salzburg is the best.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed trip to the fortress. It begins with a cable car ride up to the top and once you're in the fortress the views are amazing!! There are a few restaurants/pubs at the top but we didn't go to any- instead we spent the time walking around, enjoying the views. We went on a tour whilst we were up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This gigantic fortress presides high over Salzburg. While no cheao to visit due to high entrance fee + cable car, it is worth doing so. You can see lots of exhibits within the museum and enjoy a grand view over Salzburg.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a late afternoon trip up the Fortress, which gave us a great insight into the history of Salzburg. We were travelling with three kids and loved that there was a special audio guide for children in English. The views from the top are amazing and would certainly recommend a sunset visit to the top. It offers great views... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited on February 2017 on a very rainy day. The train that goes up is very fast and with beautiful views and a very nice experience. The views from the castle are amazing !! the castle is nothing so special, well organised, with themed rooms from war, puppets room, and daily staff from the fortress , also with very... More 

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