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Grottenbahn

Address: Am Postlingberg 16, Linz 4040, Austria
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Ranked #1 of 16 Activities in Linz
Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities

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bangalore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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

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Linz, Austria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 

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london
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6 reviews 6 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 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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 

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Linz, Austria
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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 

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Noida, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
54 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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 

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