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Burg Hohenwerfen

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Address: Burgstrasse 2, Werfen, Austria
Phone Number: +43 6468 7603
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An imposing 11th-century fortress.

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Nice fortress. Great views

We visited in october. It was about 8 degrees but no rain. We took the tour. It was very good . It explains and takes u to the main parts of the castle in about 45 min . Dont... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Nisan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We visited in october. It was about 8 degrees but no rain. We took the tour. It was very good . It explains and takes u to the main parts of the castle in about 45 min . Dont forget to come and see the bird show. Check out the times they show not to miss it. The admission is... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's a beautiful Castle with a nice tour. You can choose for many languages, even Dutch. The museum is nice but you have to like wapens.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This place is brilliant and well worth a visit. Whether you're in your senior years or with kids, it has something to offer. The place is full of wonder and history that is well interpreted for everyone. Cost is minimal. Walk up can be hard but take the little train up to the top. HIghly recommend for all. Food available... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Was here previously 7 years ago. The place doesn't change. It's marvellous! It must be seen along with Eisriesenwelt (Ice caves). Attraction is pet and kids friendly. has museums, guided tours and simply great spot to spend couple of hours or more.

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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Walked up from train station. The walk along the river was the only flat part of the hike. Was a pretty steep climb the majority of the way. They do have a parking lot closer to the top where you can take a short gondola to the top, but we didn't have a car. Lots of steps when you get... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I went to Hohenwerfen thinking I might watch the falcon show if I happened to get there around the right time, but I wasn't really to concerned about that. Thankfully the timing was right, because that falcon show is the without a doubt the main reason to visit this castle. You can get really close up to the birds and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

If you like to see weapons then go. If not think twice before you come. Not a thing to see inside. It was cold and no place to warm up.

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arroyo grande,ca
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very nice walk to the castle. Very restricted what you can see in the castle though. We'll maintained and clean. Not worth the price of admission.

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rocky mountain house, alberta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool to see a medieval castle. The tour is presented in German (with English audio guides available) so you may not get all the details and side stories

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Haifa, Hefa, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Hohenwerfen is an impressive castle from the middle ages. It is located in a high location with a very nice view. There are interesting exhibitions of weapons and modern fashion inspired by middleages themes. On the main court there are a few outdoor games compatible with the era. One of the main attractions was the bird show which was pretty... More 

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