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Salzburg Fortress All-Inclusive Entrance Ticket
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  • Average8%
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This amazing 11th-century castle overlooks Salzburg from a hill on the outskirts of the city.
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Moenchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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43-662-84243011
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You take a funicular rail ride to get to the top of this steep old fort on top of a mountain. The view from the top is spectacular. You can spend half a day here but best to arrive early because it gets very crowded....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DAO6140
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing views of Salzburg and the surrounding countryside. Although the funicular railway is expensive it does save a very long and hard climb.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great views can be enjoyed from this magnificent building. Going up on the cable car we found ourselves high above Salzburg looking out over the beautiful city. The puppet museum and other displays were very interesting and the facilities clean and accessible. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 997kevins
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although I have seen 'prettier' castles this fort is still a beauty. The views from the top capture all of Salzburg from all angles. I walked up the hill, took around 20 minutes. I won't lie it does require some fitness haha! But if you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leese81
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were five couples on a 13 day trip to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We loved going to the fortress and viewing the history behind this great fort. We didn’t have lunch there but there are a few places where the view while eating would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RLStandridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

on a beautiful clear cold day this fortress had views in all directions. Take a notebook as there is great information on pigments used in the restoration of the staterooms which are in very good shape due to lack of use for many years. Plan...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cc1Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the moment a few of the rooms are closed due to renovations which is understandable when it’s not peak time to do this. Lovely visit great thatthe signs are in English

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lighting2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the funicular and with the use of the audio. Definitely worth visiting the Salzburg Fortress. Rewarded with a breathtaking view of the city at the end of it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank catherinec139
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Pay the full price and pay for the funicular, audio tour, state rooms and museum. Great views of the city from the tower. There are some nice touches using technology to show the history of the fortress.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 777derekw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best place to see over Salzburg and experience a feast for your eyes. The funicular was fast and we were able to explore around the fortress at our leisure. Lots of viewing spots to take beautiful photos. The snow all around just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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suthanp2016
26 December 2018|
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Response from GeorgeY892 | Reviewed this property |
You can park in city parking at the base and then walk up or take the funicular train
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23 December 2018|
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Response from Megasassa | Reviewed this property |
I was there with my dog. No problem!
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8 July 2018|
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Response from zauberin | Reviewed this property |
I don't think admission is free before 10:00 am. Admission for the all inclusive ticket is reduced if you purchase before 10:00. However, if you purchase online, the all inclusive ticket is not as expensive. As well, if you... More
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