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Hellbrunn Castle

Fuerstenweg 37 | Hellbrun, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 820372
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“trick fountains” (332 reviews)
“guided tour” (94 reviews)
“water features” (44 reviews)
Fuerstenweg 37 | Hellbrun, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 820372
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We added this sightseeing stop in only because we were nearby and had some time. Turns out it was very worth it - mostly to experience the trick fountains. The fountain tour is a separate ticket that meets outside the main castle and tours the...More

Thank carole212
Reviewed yesterday

The Trick Fountains did not disappoint! And our guide had a great sense of humor. Since it was raining outside it didn't matter too much that we got a little wet from the show. There's a nice museum display inside the castle as well. We...More

Thank Melinda B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This Castle is outside of Salzburg. It can be reached by bus (line 170) but we chose to go by car as they have a large parking area which is pretty cheap. The grounds and the gardens are really beautiful and carefully maintained, the staff...More

1  Thank anamariaf508
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ideal to visit with children. This is a real funny experience. Very pretty castle and garden. It s a nice excursion for a half day visit.

Thank L'Atelier F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had to visit this area because the gazebo from The Sound of Music is in the public park. We took a city bus to the palace.You can pay for a tour of the palace and trick fountains, but we didn't do that. We were happy...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This gem of a palace was built way back in 1613, over a short six-year program, at the behest of the Prince-Archbishop Markus Sittikus von Hohenaus, a hedonistic noble of Salzburg, to entertain his wide circle of friends and acolytes. The attractive structure was never...More

1  Thank eilonglen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent half a day at the castle and could picture myself spending an entire afternoon in summer eating at the cafe and reading on the grass. Place is quite large and is connected to the zoo as well as a general park area. Lots of...More

Thank hgjimenez
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Hellbrunn in 1990 as a teenager, and I remember loving it. So when my husband and I visited Salzburg, I knew we had to go. The trick fountains were so much fun and definitely tricky! I won't spoil the fun, but do be...More

Thank TravelinKiki
Reviewed 1 week ago

In perspective, we joined a group of about 20 to 25 high school students and the tour guide continually played tricks on them with the water which really made the experience much better. Interesting place with trick water fountains, most hidden, and a miniature town...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely way to spend an afternoon. I particularly enjoyed the tour of the outside (so fun!), the history presented inside the palace, and if you enjoy Art History, you will enjoy the frescoes (towards the back of the palace) that are reminiscent of the...More

Thank Kristine A
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18 May 2017|
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Response from mearsfamily | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around the park and see the grounds but not the fountains. It's not very big but worth a quick look. If you do the fountains watch out for the nasty guide who likes to get your cameras wet and get you wet on a... More
18 April 2017|
Response from Natalie T |
I was soaked today - it was cold and I had an unpleasant afternoon in wet clothes. Idiot guide I politely asked him to let me get through without getting wet. He said No. be careful people although the water features are... More
Pooja B
13 April 2017|
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Response from lmoreau | Reviewed this property |
I'd plan for 30-40 minutes for the actual tour, but you will probably want to walk the grounds a little as well as they are quite lovely. I would highly recommend going at dusk - lit up the fountains and statuary are really... More