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Kufstein Fortress

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Listen to the organ Saturday Noon

A good place to see the history about Kufstein, there is a goo restaurant in the castle, and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
C3906VKchrisd
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Great place to enjoy with the family

I went with my 5 year old daughter. She had been there on a school trip but it was my first visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Travelling_gush
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Austria
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All reviews at noon surrounding area is interesting displays cable car really enjoyed our visit christmas day winter sports funicular railway torture chamber walk up audio tour christmas market great view of the city organ playing largest organ prison tower take your time
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The castle is large with many doors and gates. There is no guide that explains the history. Most of the signs are in Germany. It's best to join a group. The view from the top is Amazing.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to see the history about Kufstein, there is a goo restaurant in the castle, and a good view over Kufstein the Inn

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my 5 year old daughter. She had been there on a school trip but it was my first visit. The funicular is a fun quick ride with beautiful views of town and mountains. Once up, you get to see the famous organ...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

We visited Kufstein as a day trip from Innsbruck. So easy with the great train system. Some of the fortress was closed being winter and a bit snowbound but it was an enjoyable stroll. The cable car gave a good view. The staff were helpful....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rickstone2015
Reviewed 6 January 2019

While traveling from Munich to Salzburg, my family and I stopped here because we wanted to see a castle. From the beginning, all the staff were extremely nice. They told us about the app they had that had an audio tour explaining the different things...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mgwalker8
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We visited Kufstein on a whim and so happy we did. Stunning scenery, wonderful people, perfect. The Fortress gives a history insight along with unsurpassed views. All our friends think we built a massive snowman in the alps - this was a 15cm version on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

After a full week of skiing in the Alps, we were eager for a day on our feet and a little Austrian history. The Kufstein Fortress delivers! It is a HUGE expansive fortress with multiple mini museums inside from the history of skiing in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 417aprila
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We visited Kufstein during a short travel through Germany, Austria and Italy to see a few towns and their Christmas Markets. Kufstein was a pleasant surprise, both for its castle and its Christmas markets (especially the one inside the castle). We appreciated very much our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katemed
Reviewed 26 November 2018

The Fort you can access via a elevator. The fort has some exhibitions which are not suitable for children mainly (torture techniques). Views from the Fort a however very nice. What we really liked was the organ-play at noon (everyday). Great!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cyril-Danielle
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The fortress is extensive, beautifully restored with lots of stairs, small rooms and even underground tunnels. The tour is interesting, well-marked and informative. The view is superb. You access it by funicular (included in ticket price) or long, steep climb. The fortress was started around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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M_J_Iverson
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Response from KangaOnTour | Reviewed this property |
There is an audio tour that you can download and do your own guided tour. It was a bit long in places for me, but then you can just skip to the next bit. I can't remember if they did tours led by a human guide or not. Sorry.
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