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Grottenbahn

Am Postlingberg 16, Linz 4040, Austria
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Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Linz
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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

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Linz, Austria
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Michigan
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20 attraction reviews
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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

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Noida, India
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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.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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.

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Linz, Austria
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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

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Utica
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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

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Singapore
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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

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