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Postlingbergbahn

Address: Linz, Austria
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Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Linz
Type: Landmarks
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Perth, Australia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
31 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Quaint tram/train, supposedly one of steepest streetcar lines in world to get there. Good views from the top, but highlights how much of an industrial city Linz is when you see the smog & chimneys. Kids world & train (Grottenbahn) also up there but not visited. If you like catholic churches you will also be happy. Very kitschy souvenir stall,... More

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Brasil/Suiça
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Romantic and popular restaurant on top of the Postlingberg, accessible by the Postlingbergbahn. The adjacent Grottenbahn is worth a visit, for children and adults, with its fairy-tale exhibitions.

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Tamworth
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

First: take the tram to get there. Not as good as before it was modernised but still worth it for the journey. Even it you're not religious, the church is beautiful and worth seeing. On clear days, the views over Linz are magical.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I have known about this tram system for 20 years and finally made the trip 2 weeks ago! The line has been modernised and regauged to 900mm so the trams can run on the rest of the Linz tram system! The trip begins at Hauptplatz, the main city square in Linz. The journey starts by crossing the Danube, it then... More

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We chose to drive up instead of ride up because of time constraints but still glad we did! The view from the top is GREAT!!!

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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

Old world charm as the rail goes upwards on the mountains Very scenic views specially during the summer

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Michigan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We very much enjoyed our trip to Postlingberg on the Postlingbergbahn! You can catch the tram in the Hauptplatz. Tickets can be bought on the platform via a machine (with options in several languages) that takes cash or credit card. Postlingberg itself is definitely worth the visit for the breathtaking views, a beautiful church, and plenty of room to walk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We took the tram from the center of town up to the top of the hill. The tram is fun in itself. The view is wonderful and the church is well worth visiting.

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Linz
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

From the Hauptplatz (main square) in Linz a historic-type tramway finds all the way up to the must-see Pöstlingberg in around 25 minutes. Although it might sometimes be a bit crowded and it is also not too cheap the views of and over Linz are worth each cent in my eyes. A fascinating way of experiencing the Pöstlingberg is also... More

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Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Should definitely go there if you ever visit Linz. Take any tram from main train station of Linz to hauptplatz, then take the tram No 50 at its terminal at Hauptplatz which takes you to the other terminal Postlingberg in a hilltop on the other side of Donau. The No 50 terminal is just next to the tram stop of... More

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