The Fortress has beautiful views at a pricey entrance fee. The Fortress is empty inside and the museums don’t justify the price tag.
About Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg)
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The funicular railway to the fortress is like all the other rail systems in Austria- fast, clean and efficient. There are two cars, one at the bottom and one at the top that load simultaneously and then depart at exactly the same time, whisking you...More
If you have an interest in old buildings and history, this place is worth your afternoon. Its included in the Salzburg card (YAY!), rides up and down the hill included. I love the place but do arm yourself with Google Translate if you intend to...More
Visited this Fortress in December the view from the fortress is amazing with the surrounding mountains all covered in snow. A scenic view hard to forget
Thankfully they have cable ride to the top and the view is magnificent! Exactly like Salzburg photos when you google or see from travel journal! Inside the fortress it is like a mini museum where they depicts time of war etc, complete with the torture...More
The castle was incredible! Nice hike up to it or there was a tram available for those interested. The views of Salzburg we're incredible. This time of year it was a bit cold but manageable. There was construction going on so a little muddy in...More
It’s a large structure on top of a hill with some very nice views over city of Salzburg. Entrance is free of charge, but indoor exhibitions require tickets. Perfect spot for sunset catchers. Easy walk up the hill, alternatively one can take a rail for...More
We took the funicular to the fortress as we were only in Salzburg for a day and wanted to spend time in the Christkindlmarkt's in town. Amazing views of the Austrian Alps from the fortress. Interesting exhibits and worth the trip.