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Kufstein Fortress

Festung 2, Kufstein 6330, Austria
+43 5372 66525
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Fascinating history

Unlike most European castles, this one is peppered with explanations of local and regional history... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark S
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Park City, Utah
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The crown of the City

The Castel dominates the city skyline and overlooks the river. Today you can find here a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon_zz
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • Average8%
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Festung 2, Kufstein 6330, Austria
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unlike most European castles, this one is peppered with explanations of local and regional history. I spent three hours reading and exploring; it was fascinating. I came away with a much more in-depth feel for how the local culture was formed. At noon there was...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Castel dominates the city skyline and overlooks the river. Today you can find here a nice museum and see the great view of the city and river

Thank Sharon_zz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have a wonderful trip in Kufstein The cracking sound is a little spooky. Is there something there? Maybe a little forest goblin? Maybe the owl knows? After all, strange things have been happening here for a while. Like this ship in the middle of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Great place to visit, especially before the Christmas (local food/ production presented by diffrent suppliers/ producers). You can visit museum and enjoy great view from the top of the city.

Thank Piotr G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Never seen such a big castle, perfect for sightseeing, and also perfect adjusted forr great events. easy to get there from the city center.

Thank margaret21_10
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We got the post bus from Soll to Kufstein (€1.40 each way if bought from tourist info in advance rather than €5.40 on bus) and then walked the historic trail around the Fortress - best bit is the "wine alley" at the beginning. We then...More

Thank Steve25_12
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed checking out the castle. Did the whole thing in about 90 minutes, took great pictures and enjoyed all of the history on display. What's interesting about the Austrians, is that they take so much pride in laying everything out well. It made...More

1  Thank Josh S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a must see attraction when in the area. It has an interesting history and there plenty of information boards (in German) that provide insight to how the castle originated, and its various owners over the years. The prison tower was particularly interesting, with...More

Thank davout
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The fortress has a little bit of everything to see. I would recommend downloading audio tour to your phone and bringing headphones. There is a very neat pipe organ that is played once a day- try to time your visit for this experience. The history...More

1  Thank Diana S
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Visited during the organ playing time, very atmospheric and in keeping with the surroundings. Getting onto their wifi and downloading the app took minutes and the app worked well on my iPhone. Nice bite size bits of information if spoken a little too slowly for...More

1  Thank Neil R
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M_J_Iverson
10 September 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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