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Hohensalzburg Fortress

4.6/5318 Reviews
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Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
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About Hohensalzburg Fortress

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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  • 老顽童-阿敏一哥
    5.0

    Walk along the Sals River into the old city, through the "Bishop's Palace Square" to "Salzburg Castle". The Bishop's Palace Square is located in the central part of the old city, where roads are accessible. In the center of the square is the most beautiful fountain in the city. The sea god is guarded by four horses. Further on is the "Carpet Square", which is the only way to take the cable car fortress. What attracts the most attention in the square is a modern sculpture "sphere". It has a slightly visual asymmetry in the background fortress. I don't know what the author wants to express, maybe it is just to let the viewer exert his imagination. Beyond Capote Square, turn left and start climbing the 500-meter-high Castle Hill. Half way down the hill, the Baroque Green Garden Top gradually unfolds in front of you. After six o'clock in the evening, the castle was open for free (as mentioned in the strategy), and it entered the prime time of shooting, saving tickets. The Castle atrium has basements, towers, bell towers and so on, showing a school of medieval scenes, like armor, spears, shields, Knights flashing past. After six o'clock in the evening, the castle was open for free (as mentioned in the strategy), and it entered the prime time of shooting, saving tickets. The Castle atrium has basements, towers, bell towers and so on, showing a school of medieval scenes, like armor, spears, shields, Knights flashing past.

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    Reviewed on 1509594344000
  • 青竹散人
    5.0

    On September 5, it was cloudy and rainy. We walked out of the cathedral, across Zhang Square and down an alley to the cable car ticket office to Fort Saltz. I bought a round trip ticket for the cable car. There were a lot of people and the cabins were full, but the speed of climbing up the hill was very fast. In a short time, they reached under the castle wall, and the tickets had to be brushed at the entrance of the fortress. Inside, follow the road map and quickly come to the entrance of Line A. This is the Castle Museum, where you can get a Chinese scene commentator. The Museum floor introduces the history of the fortress, weapons, handicraft industry, judicial development and the history of Salzburg. Along the route to the highest tower of the castle, the reconnaissance platform on the top of the tower has now become the best viewing platform. Here you can have a bird's-eye view of Salzburg in all directions, and you can get a panoramic view of the old city of Salzburg. At this time, the shower was suspended, but when dark clouds rose over Untersberg in the southwest direction, a heavy storm was inevitable. We hurried down the viewing platform and went through the long passage of the castle to the audiovisual room, where the oldest organ in the world is collected. The audiovisual room is also the end of line A. Downstairs and out is the square inside the castle. Line B is in the courtyard of the castle, which is also the center of the fortress. The Bishop's room, the Museum of Arms and the Museum of Puppets are all here. When you enter the castle hall, you first see the cannon at the right window. The cannon is facing the Cathedral of Salzburg under the muzzle. The cannon erected in this position can only attack the targets in the city. It has little practical significance. It seems that the main thing is psychological deterrence. The left room at the end of the corridor is the Museum of Puppets. The Museum has a rich collection and the children are very happy to visit it. Coming out of the puppet museum, the window behind the puppet museum is accessible. Under the window is the observation platform of the fortress. Here we take pictures and have a good view. Up the stairs of the hall is the Armament Museum. In front of the exhibition hall is a model of the fortress construction, which shows the difficulty of the original construction of the fortress. The Ordnance Museum showcases the military equipment of the Austrian Army from cold weapons to World War I. Among them, the communication equipment exhibits of the Austrian Army Command during World War I are very exciting. It should be noted that at the end of this exhibition hall there is a retained wall of the ancient castle to peep at the leopard. You can imagine how magnificent the room in the castle was. There was a restaurant in the fortress. We didn't go in to taste the castle coffee because we were afraid it would be too late. We took some pictures at the viewing platform and then left. Salzburg Fortress is a very worthwhile place to visit.

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  • antonyliu
    5.0

    Salzburg Fortress is located in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria. It is a landmark building in Salzburg. It was built on the hills of the old city. It has a long history. It was built in 1077. It was gradually expanded by successive bishops. It is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. According to the statistics of 2012, more than 996,000 visitors visit the castle every year, which is one of the most popular attractions in Austria. Salzburg Fortress is 250 meters long and 150 meters wide. It also has the reputation of "a fortress that has never been broken". Because it is located on a green hill, it is like a shining white pearl, always shining. The mottled walls outside the fortress have a long history. Inside the fortress, there are solid walls and thick walls. Each part of the fortress is scattered in different places. There are courtyards between the main buildings, and sometimes ancient artillery can be seen. The black muzzle still solemnly monitors the distance, as if the distant war is not over. The Castle regularly has classical chamber concerts, and the performances are some of the more popular classical works. The north and south sides of the castle wall are the best places for photographers to take pictures of the city scenery.

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    Reviewed on 1502177214000
  • 诗意情节
    5.0

    Salzburg Fortress is located in the back hill of the Bishop's Palace Square. It can be accessed by climbing cable car along the street below. Like other castles in Central Europe, the fortress is also built on the commanding heights of the region and is the highest tourist attraction near Salzburg. Here, you can overlook the scenery on both sides of the Sarqa River. Looking out from the fortress, you can see the whole city.

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  • Xuhua1283
    5.0

    Take a trip to Salzburg, Austria's second largest city, on the Danube River. This is the home of Mozart, a famous musician. There is the world's top music academy. It is also a pilgrimage place for musicians all over the world. This is a very beautiful city, they are proud of Mozart, many kitchen windows with Mozart's head and name on the food. There is a statue of Mozart on the square. There are old-fashioned carriages and street artists everywhere.

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    Reviewed on 1531954687000
  • -看世界
    5.0

    The beautiful scenery of the Alps and the rich and colorful architecture make Salzburg one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Up to the Castle of Salts, you can see the tall Baroque dome of the cathedral. From a distance, you can see that the copper dome has been dyed blue and green by the years, which is interesting to the changing sky. Salzburg, we're here again. To be honest, this time it's not really about coming to see you, but about being guided by you...

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    Reviewed on 1491111939000
  • 流动的水
    5.0

    Very beautiful white fortress, you can see it anywhere in Salzburg. Hold Salzburg card and take a free monorail cable car to the top fortress, which is open to the public free of charge. The fortress is quite large. It takes an estimated half a day to walk around. After being tired, we can have lunch in a restaurant on the hill and have a panoramic view of Salzburg. It's very nice.

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  • yayahe
    5.0

    The whole city is a typical European town style, with churches and castles reflecting each other. It is very unique. You can take a small train to climb the castle and overlook the whole city. Of course, you can also climb the castle on foot, or climb any mountain in the city. You can enjoy a leisurely life and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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    Reviewed on 1509430163000
  • 肥肥安大王
    5.0

    The fortress is on the hill, and there is a ropeway under the hill to go up. After buying tickets, you can enter by brushing two-dimensional code. The hill overlooks the old city with beautiful scenery. Salzburg Castle is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. It was founded in 1077. Many bishops and monarchs who ruled Salzburg lived there. There are guest rooms, torture rooms, Yanpu Museum and Puppet Museum.

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  • 百善奶奶
    5.0

    The scenery is extremely charming. The ancient city is integrated with the beautiful natural scenery. Mozart's place of birth and life creation, the location of the sound of music shooting. Buy a 24-hour valid city pass, take the city bus, visit museums, attractions are common. 25 Euro.

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