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Address: Moenchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: 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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We went up by a funicar. It seemd so hard to climb the stairs. The funicular ride is pretty expensive in Christmas time, but it is two ways ride. On the Fortress we enjoyed... read more

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Ogulin, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went up by a funicar. It seemd so hard to climb the stairs. The funicular ride is pretty expensive in Christmas time, but it is two ways ride. On the Fortress we enjoyed beautiful views although it was not a sunny day. We didn t went to see a museum, but walked around and admired. If you re fit-... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth the visit. Pay the minimal additional fee for the state rooms. They are extraordinary. The Salzburg card is definitely worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Didn't go inside the fortress but climber up to the gates and the view was incredible. Would definitely recommend walking up instead of taking the funicular...not very hard or steep!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the funicular up to the top and were surrounded by spectacular views across the whole of Salzburg. Lovely old fortress in excellent condition. Nice café/restaurant where you can have a drink or a full meal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are constrained by time, this is one stop you must make when touring Salzburg. The fortress is over 900 years old, in fabulous condition and can be approached via a quick ride on the funicular from the Altes Stadt. The fort towers over the old city and is no doubt Salzburg's most famous landmark. The views over the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice experience of funicular ride to get there - 12 euros combined entrance and ride. Christmas market closed in morning and lunchtime but nice to look around - interesting puppet museum

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definately a must visit. Take the audio tour. The views from the tower are stunning. Places to eat and drink there as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been around since late 900, early 1,000 AD so quite a piece of Austrian History. There is a funicular train to the top which includes and audio guided tour. Even though there is this incline rail be prepared to hike up and down miles of walking and stairs. Great views of Salzburg from the top. Worth a visit go during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have the Salzburg Card (I reccomend you get one)Visit before 11am and get into the State Rooms for free. There are sections to see inside which are beautiful plus some museums. We visited in December and there was a Christmas Market inside. We had a very nice glass of glűwein. The views of Salzburg are great. If you... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views all round and the funicular access ride is quick and safe, probably very well maintained .As said, go there for the views

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