We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grottenbahn

Am Postlingberg 16, Linz 4040, Austria
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #8 of 17 Attractions in Linz
9 visitor photos
Write a Review

44 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    19
    18
    3
    4
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
london
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
30 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Linz, Austria
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Michigan
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
20 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

As two adults, we were expecting this to be pretty cheesy. And perhaps it was, but we also still enjoyed it. You take a tram around a mountain 3 times to see the gnomes, and then visit the downstairs area where there are exhibits and summaries of various fairy tales. It's quite cute. The children especially seemed to really be... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Noida, India
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We expected more after reading the reviews. Avoid this unless you have lot of spare time. It's not worth spending the money.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bristol, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

though as I did it myself when I was a toddler it was more of a nostalgic thing for us to do. It is still very sweet though and I would recommend it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Linz, Austria
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Although this is aimed at children the exhibition of the old main centre of Linz is interesting to all. It is especially good to visit the Grottenbahn when the Christmas Markets are being held. The Fortifications around the Grottenbahn are also interesting built against Napoleon and the dastardly French who changed people from travelling on the correct side of the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Utica
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Grottenbahn is reached by taking the tram from downtown Linz up a pretty steep hill. The trip takes about 20 minutes but is scenic. Upon arrival, it's the last stop, there is great views of Linz and the surrounding area. There is also a church one can visit. Walk around the church and there is Grottenbahn. There is an admission... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Singapore
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

At the summit of Pöstlingberg, this turn-of-the-century Grottenbahn is easily accessible by the tram from the town square. There is a nice walk around and children will enjoy the scenes from various tales like Snowwhite, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Puss in Boots etc etc and where families with small children can go on the dragon train to trundle in a cave past... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Grottenbahn also viewed

 
Linz, Upper Austria
 

Been to Grottenbahn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Grottenbahn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing