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Address: Am Postlingberg 16, Linz 4040, Austria
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Connecting with your inner child!

While this attraction is more geared to young children, I really enjoyed my recent visit. Entry fee (around 5 euros) includes an indoor 'train' ride through tunnels featuring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sylvia B
Penguin, Australia

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Penguin, Australia
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85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this attraction is more geared to young children, I really enjoyed my recent visit. Entry fee (around 5 euros) includes an indoor 'train' ride through tunnels featuring diaromas of fairytale scenes. The train does 3 loops - one featuring the scenes on the left, the next featuring scenes on the right and the final loop with all the (fairy)... More 

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Perth, Australia
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

badly disappointed not to have travelled on this cute little train, but arrived too late and on a Sunday when everything except cafes are closed- the whole town is so pretty; it would have been a great experience!

Thank giaconda-61
Napa, California
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141 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The little train travels through an underground dwarf world (10 minutes). Then you can walk through a model of Linz Hauptplatz in the 19th century. In the side streets are scenes from fairy tales. Explanations are in German and English. Booklets are available in English too. Finally, you leave via the gift shop, with little souvenirs and sweets.

2 Thank JGTripper
Upper Austria, Austria
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This attraction is what we English refer to as "twee". Three laps of a dwarf mine aboard a dragon train - with different illuminations each time - followed by a recreation of a small town, with alleys featuring a scene from two different classic fairy tales, with descriptions in German and English. Disney World this is not, but it is... More 

Thank Acidedge
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It was raining, so could not enjoy the walk, however I felt I went back to my childhood:) Nice experience

Thank karthikAjay
North Shields, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I've visited Linz many times and been to the Grottenbahn with my friend and her children. It's a magical experience for children and I would highly recommend the visit

Thank Alyson K
Linz, Austria
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Grottenbahn is a nice place to take your children, but not only. It was rather enjoyable for us, young adults, as well. The visit consists of a little dragon-ride which takes you through the world of fairy-tales, with plenty of dwarves and some odd figurines. But if you go down the stairs, you will reach a little Hauptplatz, where you... More 

2 Thank andreea93
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you read the reviews you’ll know that the attraction itself is relatively small comprising of a 5 min train journey akin to a very slow (and not scary) ghost train and a half size mockup of Linzt in the basement with a few scenes form Germanic folklore (Hansel and Grettle etc). On the face of it, is not something... More 

3 Thank AzzaS
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I didn't really know what to expect but I thought I'd pay to get in and find out. I'm glad I did decide to go an is it was a charming and very unusual little place! First you go for a ride on a dragon train, it's short bit of track but it goes round thrice and cleverly using different... More 

1 Thank LadaGaga
Linz, Austria
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36 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well, just a short journey around the underground bahn, cute little figurines. Older kids may not enjoy much but young ones will love it

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