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Kufstein Fortress

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Don't miss doing this tour if you visit Kufstein

The fortress is extensive, beautifully restored with lots of stairs, small rooms and even... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
damascus2016
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Brisbane, Australia
Real good castle dominates over Kufstein old town

Kufstein is a small town and its large castle overlooks it and the inn valley / river . It also has... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ptrabant
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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All reviews at noon pipe organ surrounding area is interesting displays cable car really enjoyed our visit christmas day by foot funicular railway winter sports walk up torture chamber outdoor organ great view of the city take your time few hours largest organ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fortress is extensive, beautifully restored with lots of stairs, small rooms and even underground tunnels. The tour is interesting, well-marked and informative. The view is superb. You access it by funicular (included in ticket price) or long, steep climb. The fortress was started around...More

Thank damascus2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Kufstein is a small town and its large castle overlooks it and the inn valley / river . It also has concerts and has the usual historic part to visit . Its a bit touristy but if Kufstein defo worth a visit .

Thank ptrabant
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We visited here as it's the first thing you see when you get off the train. You can use the funicular or dare to try the steps if you need a holiday workout! Once inside you can download the fortresses app which turns into your...More

Thank pildyboys
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This fortress is the main landmark in Kufstein. It’s on a hill so dominates the landscape. It was 12 euros each to go up to see it. There is the Kaiser Maximilian funicular railway that can take you up to it or the stairs. We...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Very nice fortress, lots to see. One can easily spend two hours there. Nice museums. Interesting torture chambers, there were methods I never even heard of.

Thank Marion E
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Me and my wife and 3 kids visited this fortress and where very happy we stopped at this site. It has a cable car, that leads you to the fortress wich is nice and easy. The fortress itself has a nice armoury and some canons,...More

1  Thank Koen H
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We made a short visit to this site while in Kufstein. It was walking distance to town. They have several things going on that we didn’t have time to do, but I think it’s worth checking in to.

1  Thank Janet G
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to the fortress. Very interesting exhibits and history. Would recommend. Beautifully maintained building with great views over the town and river.

Thank Joss R
Reviewed July 4, 2018

It was fun to take the funicular up to the fortress as the views were great on the ride up. There were some nice exhibits in the fortress so for us it was worth the stop. We wandered around the fortress for about an hour...More

Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

This fortress is indeed spectacular, in itself and the wealth of what it has to offer to tourists, but also the magnificent Bavarian views and the lovely small town around it. It's not cheap but there is free WiFi and the possibility to download a...More

1  Thank nhvienna
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M_J_Iverson
September 10, 2017|
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Response from KangaOnTour | Reviewed this property |
There is an audio tour that you can download and do your own guided tour. It was a bit long in places for me, but then you can just skip to the next bit. I can't remember if they did tours led by a human guide or not. Sorry.
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