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Fortress Hohensalzburg Admission Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Fortress Hohensalzburg, Moenchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Fortress Hohensalzburg is a real eye-catcher over the Baroque towers of the city. Always a visible landmark, the castle is an unmistakable part of the world-famous Salzburg silhouette. Looking mighty from afar, visitors experience its history first hand behind its thick walls.

    360 degrees view

    Exceptional views over the city of Mozart

    The Medieval castle complex and the modern castle towers majestically above the Salzburg city rooftops with 900 years of building history. The view over the Archbishop’s city and the mountainous region is spectacular and unforgettable. The panorama alone is worth visiting Fortress Hohensalzburg

    Experience a trip back to the Middle Ages

    The mysterious Prince’s Chambers of Fortress Hohensalzburg is one of the highlights of your visit. Discover the most well-preserved Gothic secular buildings in Europe and find out the exciting background about the life and work of Salzburg rulers and their subjects. The multimedia exhibition and the new magic theater will make your visit an unforgettable experience.

    Travel up and down on the funicular

    The quickest route to Fortress Hohensalzburg

    Real adventurers will want to climb the castle on foot. But the funicular is quicker and more comfortable - riding up to the castle every ten minutes. By the way: did you know that the funicular is the oldest in Austria? It has transported visitors up to the castle since 1892 - but in those days it was still powered by water. Today it is a highly modern rail system which meets all the comfort and safety requirements.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hohensalzburg Castle
    Salzburg
    Departure Time
    Ticket incl. funicular
    4/9/2019 - 9/30/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    10/1/2019 - 1/12/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

    2/1/2020 - 4/30/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

    5/1/2020 - 9/30/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    10/1/2020 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

    Footpath Ticket
    7/4/2019 - 8/15/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    8/28/2019 - 9/30/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    10/1/2019 - 4/30/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

    5/1/2020 - 9/30/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    10/1/2020 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

    Early Bird incl. funicular
    4/16/2019 - 9/30/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    10/1/2019 - 1/12/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    2/1/2020 - 4/30/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    5/1/2020 - 9/30/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    10/1/2020 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Duration
    1h
    Inclusions
    • Travel up and down on the funicular
    • Prince’s Chambers
    • Magic Theater
    • Tour with audio guide
    • Castle museum, Rainer Regiment museum, puppet museum
    • Alm passage exhibition
    • Entry/Admission - Fortress Hohensalzburg
    Exclusions
    • Guide
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Open all year round
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    This amazing 1,000 year old fortress is best enjoyed on a clear day to allow for a leisurely view of the Austrian Alps and a stunning view of the ancient city. There aren't a lot of interesting buildings to see inside, but the views are amazing. TIP: Stop for a cappuccino and
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    What an outstanding view of Salzburg from the top!!! While the fortress itself was a historical delight, we enjoyed the beautiful sights of God’s creation!!! If you visit Salzburg, be sure to take the ‘FUN’icular up the mountain.
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    The fortress is very imposing and impressive. The views from the top are fantastic, you can see the whole city of Salzburg below. Once you are up there, by the funicular railway if you don't want to walk up the steps, there is a delightful cafe with stunning views in the other
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    Looking for something to do to enhance our education of the area. Great choice! We had done a walking tour the day before and this day solidified the information learned then. Lots of walking but the extraordinary views are worth it. Cafes and gift shops and museums all part of
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    Take the funicular--it's easy and you see great views on the way up and down. Once up there, there is a tour with an audioguide for you to go at your own pace thru a portion of the fortress. The wealth of these rooms are incredible! The museum and arsenal were also
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    • Fortress Hohensalzburg
    • Duration: 1h
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