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Hohensalzburg Fortress
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4.6/5
408 Reviews
Castle
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Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Phone: +43-662-84243011

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HuoHeng salzburg fort is located in salzburg old monks in the mountains, is the landmark building of the city. The white castle stronghold has a long history, it was founded in 1077, the former archbishop gradually expand and become, it is also one of Europe''s largest medieval castle. Castle with museums, cafes, and is also a good place for overlooking the whole landscape. To visit the fort, there are two ways you can take opened in 1892, the small gear train up the hill, just 1 minute can come to the top of the hill, the little train every interval of 10 minutes.

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  • visitCR
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    Spend the day at Hohensalzburg

    The tram up is an easy ride and brings you back in time. Plan on spending all day at this attraction. So much history and artwork to see. the tours are informative and the food and drink are very good...

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  • Jekita0
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    So Cool!

    Totally worth it, it is a must do in Salzburg. Do the audio tour because it has a lot of history and they did a great job of showing how the fortress has changed through the years (computer generated...

    Reviewed on /Date(1603065998000+0800)/
  • Rosentb1
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    Highly recommend!

    Easy hike to the top! It looks high, but really isn’t to difficult to make the walk to the top. Absolutely breathtaking views. 10/10, would recommend.

    Reviewed on /Date(1601921063000+0800)/
  • PaulaE1075
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    Well worth a visit, but go early

    The fortress is well worth a visit, but if you do visit, go early. I went up around 10 am and when I returned after lunchtime, the queue for guests wanting to use the funicular (Festungsbahn) was a mi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1601868039000+0800)/
  • eduardoq603
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    What a view

    You can go there by cable car or on foot. There is a beautiful view od the city on the top. For 10€ you can buy ticket for cable car or visits of Museum and guide Tour.

    Reviewed on /Date(1600579690000+0800)/

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Located on Monk's Hill in Salzburg Old Town, Hohensalzburg Fortress is an iconic building of the Old Town. First built in 1077 and gradually expanded by successive archbishops, it is a well-preserved fortress in central Europe. There are museums and cafés inside the fortress, and the top of the watchtower overlooking the city provides a great view.
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