Fortress Hohensalzburg: The popular landmark of Salzburg

A holiday in Salzburg would not be complete without a visit to the Fortress Hohensalzburg. Being the oldest completely preserved castle in Central Europe, the Fortress Hohensalzburg was built in 1077 and is today one of the most impressive sights of the city, attracting visitors from all over the world. During the many centuries of its existence, the fortress saw numerous wars, rebellions and sieges, but still the castle has not lost any of its historic fascination. Discover the magical charm of the fortress and enjoy an amazing view of Salzburg!

Take a look inside the Fortress Hohensalzburg

In addition to its stunning outward appearance, it is worthwhile to take a look at the interior rooms of the fortress. On a tour of the state rooms you will discover the knight’s hall (‘Ritterzimmer’) and the Golden Parlour (Goldene Stube). Moreover, you can find out more about the history of the Fortress Hohensalzburg in the fortress museum or take a break at the fortress restaurant. If you intend to explore all parts of the fortress, you should reserve a whole afternoon for this experience. The Fortress Hohensalzburg is easily reached by the funicular, which has been situated in the Festungsgasse for over a century and takes you up to the fortress every ten minutes.

The Hotel zur Post – your perfect starting point for a visit to the Fortress Hohensalzburg

You are looking for accommodation for your visit to Salzburg? The Hotel zur Post not only offers modern comforts in a historic ambiance but is also ideally situated for a visit to the city. With our hotel as a starting point you can reach all major sights of Salzburg, including the Fortress Hohensalzburg, in no time. Choose your date of arrival now and book a room with our online booking form or contact our friendly staff.

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