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Verschneite Stadt Salzburg mit der Festung HohensalzburgPhoto: Patrick Langwallner, SalzburgerLand Tourismus
The Museums of Hohensalzburg Fortress
Highlights include the fortress’s many museums: The Fortress Museum itself shows historical exhibits focused on courtly life led by the prince archbishops. The Marionette Museum, the Altes Zeughaus as well as the Museum of the Rainer Regiment likewise invite visitors to embark on a journey into the past. Also located on the third floor of the fortress are the Princes’ Chambers, consisting of the Princes’ Hall, the Golden Chamber and the Golden Hall. Particularly impressive: a simulation of the night sky, consisting of gold stars on an azure and royal-blue background as well as the tile stove in the Golden Chamber.
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Public transportSalzburg Verkehr (Bus & Train)
Arrival from the train station
Salzburg’s main railway station is only about 20 minutes’ walk from Salzburg’s old town. The trolleybus (O-Bus) lines 1, 25, 3, 5 and 6 go from the main station directly to Salzburg city center. Get off at the bus stop Rathaus (Town Hall) or Ferdinand-Hanusch-Platz (Ferdinand-Hanusch Square). By walking along the Getreidegasse and across Alter Markt Square, Residenzplatz, Domplatz and Kapitelplatz you can reach the Festungsgasse (Castle Street) in about five minutes.
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