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Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg)

Moenchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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This amazing 11th-century castle overlooks Salzburg from a hill on the outskirts of the city.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“funicular ride” (156 reviews)
“audio tour” (303 reviews)
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Moenchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On the top of a very high mountain, the fortress is huge! Totally worth going: by foot (seems very hard because of is location, but quite a few pleople go walking) or by an elevator (about 12 euros per person - to go and return)....More

Thank FRANCIELLE R
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Reviewed yesterday

Extremely interesting castle with lots to see. Good cafe/restaurant with amazing views of Salzburg, even in not such great weather. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great place! We really enjoyed our visit to the fortress and for 15 euros it was really good value. There is a funicular railway to the top so don’t worry about having to walk up the hillside! Once at the top we were...More

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing, breathtaking view! We sat at one of the restaurants/cafes at the top to have drinks just to enjoy the view. It is a must see!

Thank zo23
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy and affordable. The best part is a great view over the city. Allow an hour or two. Good museum inside.

Thank BryceJanine
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience. The views in every direction were gorgeous. The funicular ride was delightful. The history inside of the fortress was enlightening. A must see when in Salzburg.

Thank T3832SDemilyw
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the funicular to the top, (walking takes about 1/2 hr). Amazing view of the whole City of Salzburg. Wander thru the buildings and ally ways, watch the short video of the time line for building the fortress. Enjoy the Marionette collection, check out the...More

Thank Happygrands
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Salzburg fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg) is well preserved. The view from the terrace is breathtaking. The price of basic ticket is 12,20 euro per person and Includes the ride with funicular. For children under 6 y.o. is free of charge.

Thank Velizar D
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must visit place, the views are just breathtaking of Salzburg City from the top and you almost get a 360 degree view from every angle. It is a trek if you are able to walk up or down or you can take the...More

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the 360 degree view of Salzburg from the grounds of the fortress is fantastic. you can see the old town and new town parts of the city and the beautiful mountains. you'll need tram tickets to get to the top, 15 euros each. there are...More

Thank BobbyK312
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Dalinca v
29 December 2017|
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Response from Dibs_12 | Reviewed this property |
There is not a lot to see in the grounds themselves apart from viewing the fantastic scenery. You cannot wander inside the fortress on your own - you need to go round in a group with audio guide. In winter the basic tour... More
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karthik p
25 August 2017|
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Response from Luke L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you definitely can. I captured a few great ones.
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