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Fortress Hohensalzburg

Salzburg, Austria
4.9 / 14
11th century Romanesque castle, built under Archbishop Gebhard. The severe bulk of the fortress rises above the city and is its architectural dominant. Over the past centuries, the castle was completed and fortified many times, gradually turning it into an almost impregnable bastion. For nine centuries, Hohensalzburg has stood against the backdrop of the picturesque Alps, during which time it withstood several sieges, managed to serve as a barracks and a gloomy prison.
Address:Mönchsberg 34, Salzburg
Phone:+43 662 84243011
Hours:monday: 09:30–17:00 tuesday: 09:30–17:00 wednesday: 09:30–17:00 thursday: 09:30–17:00 friday: 09:30–17:00 saturday: 09:30–17:00 sunday: 09:30–17:00

Very interesting castle which makes you feel like you went back in time. Several museums and a beautiful church inside. A little bit crowded in the be.. Read more »
Seeing a true middle ages castle, along with the lifestyle, customs and ruling of it is truly an amazing experience. The castle features a lot of stu.. Read more »
Amazing!! Took the funicular up close to when the fortress opened on a weekday so it wasn't very crowded at all. Got lucky with the weather and the vi.. Read more »
I visited this area for the first time. It is a very quiet and decent place in the Austrian region. I think I visited during a beautiful seasonal peri.. Read more »
We had a truly fantastic experience at the castle. Staff was very nice, the view breathtaking and the overall experience great. Also our little one ha.. Read more »
Easy to get to from the main center of Salzburg via funicular. You can also walk back down - takes about 25 minutes. This is an interesting historical.. Read more »
This was one of the best castles ever visited in my life. You can go uphill by either food or by a train. I think it's fun to go uphill by the train b.. Read more »
Very expansive fortress in the heart of old town. I bought the basic ticket which included Fortress Funicular rides up and down, multiple exhibits, an.. Read more »
Absolutely amazing and a romantic experience! The short train ride up to the castle was fun. The views from the top looking down over this romantic li.. Read more »
A great walk (steep) but the views are worth every step! A great calorie burn for fitness enthusiasts! You can also arrive by tram. We bought the i.. Read more »
Lovely day out, there's a train to take to the top (and back). Amazing views from the top. We paid for all inclusive day ticket but the museums weren'.. Read more »
Great place to visit when in Salzburg. You can walk up but we chose to take the funicular railway, which was fun. We bought the €13 basic ticket which.. Read more »
Amazing views from the top tower. Worth to take the funicular up and don't walk ... also worth to take the funicular down. Inside the castle the exh.. Read more »
Fantastic! The cable car and entrance fees are waived for those with the Salzburg card. It was easy to find the cable car and the wait to go up was sh.. Read more »
The Fortress of Hohensalzburg is on top of the hill in Salzburg. You may choose to reach by a dedicated train or by foot. The Fortress interiors are .. Read more »
A must see in Salzburg!!! You can take a cool hill train up to it. This fortress boasts the finest views of Salzburg!! We spent so much time gazing at.. Read more »
Beatiful Castle up the hill, magic experience like back to the past! Clean, tidy. You can look at the whole town, mountains from there. Even when you .. Read more »