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Castle Hohensalzburg, Salzburg, Austria

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  • City center
Distance from city center: 14mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 27th of October, 2009
If you are at Salzburg, there´s not only the fact interesting that Mozart was born there. Also the medieval castle Hohensalzburg, built in 1077, is really worth to see. The outer facilities can be watched by yourself, for the inner circle there are audioguides.

Festung Hohensalzburg
Tel.: +43(0)662/842430-11
Fax: +43(0)662/842430-20

Adults: 10,50 €
adult groups Gruppe: 9,60 €
teenagers (6-14 years) 6,00 €
teenager groups ( 6-19 years):5,50 €
Familienkarte 24,30 €

Opening Hours:
Jan-april, oct.-dec.: 09.30-17.00 o'clock
may - sept.: 09.00-19.00 o'clock
advent and easter: 09.00-18.00 o'clock

How to get there:
You can get there by feet, use the cable train

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