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World of fairytales!!!

Our daughter was so delighted with this visit and we have been also impressed although the weather was not nice (rainy and foggy), but we plan to go there again this year in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tihana B
Stuttgart, Germany
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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter was so delighted with this visit and we have been also impressed although the weather was not nice (rainy and foggy), but we plan to go there again this year in spring because we liked it very much and we like the city! Be aware that exit is through their shop, so it is impossible to go out... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

After one takes the Pöstling Berg Bahn up to the hill ...a little outside of the City of Linz ...a neighborhood called ...Urfahr...the real fun begins for young or old! You pay about 5 Euros to take a 10 minute ride on a mini train in the form of a beast or dragon (in the cellar of the Citadel's tower)... More 

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Penguin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

While this attraction is more geared to young children, I really enjoyed my recent visit. Entry fee (around 5 euros) includes an indoor 'train' ride through tunnels featuring diaromas of fairytale scenes. The train does 3 loops - one featuring the scenes on the left, the next featuring scenes on the right and the final loop with all the (fairy)... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

badly disappointed not to have travelled on this cute little train, but arrived too late and on a Sunday when everything except cafes are closed- the whole town is so pretty; it would have been a great experience!

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Napa, California
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170 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

The little train travels through an underground dwarf world (10 minutes). Then you can walk through a model of Linz Hauptplatz in the 19th century. In the side streets are scenes from fairy tales. Explanations are in German and English. Booklets are available in English too. Finally, you leave via the gift shop, with little souvenirs and sweets.

2 Thank JGTripper
Upper Austria, Austria
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

This attraction is what we English refer to as "twee". Three laps of a dwarf mine aboard a dragon train - with different illuminations each time - followed by a recreation of a small town, with alleys featuring a scene from two different classic fairy tales, with descriptions in German and English. Disney World this is not, but it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

It was raining, so could not enjoy the walk, however I felt I went back to my childhood:) Nice experience

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

I've visited Linz many times and been to the Grottenbahn with my friend and her children. It's a magical experience for children and I would highly recommend the visit

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Linz, Austria
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

Grottenbahn is a nice place to take your children, but not only. It was rather enjoyable for us, young adults, as well. The visit consists of a little dragon-ride which takes you through the world of fairy-tales, with plenty of dwarves and some odd figurines. But if you go down the stairs, you will reach a little Hauptplatz, where you... More 

2 Thank andreea93
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

If you read the reviews you’ll know that the attraction itself is relatively small comprising of a 5 min train journey akin to a very slow (and not scary) ghost train and a half size mockup of Linzt in the basement with a few scenes form Germanic folklore (Hansel and Grettle etc). On the face of it, is not something... More 

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