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Kapuzinerberg

Kapuzinerberg 6, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Stockholm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

You should go up here for the view of the city and the fortress. It is steep but well worth it. Go to the bastion that's facing the river.

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Scarborough, Australia
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178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It literally took 5 minutes after leaving the Linzergasse to climb the steps and be out of the built up area of Salzburg and into the green forested hills of Kapuzinerberg. The walk up the hill is not difficult for anyone with moderate fitness. The forest scenery and occasional views over Salzburg are worth every step climbed. Highly recommended if... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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44 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Wear good shoes and hike up the hill to see great views of Salzburg and a nature park right in town. Interesting church/statues and scenery. Worth a hike. Bring a picnic if you like. We went to the Delitalessen...an Italian deli for our picnic basket

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Austin, Texas
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43 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The most beautiful views of Salzburg can be seen from Capuchin Hill. This is an elevated area across the Salzach River from Salzburg's "Old Town". The entrance to the Kapuzinerberg road can be found off the tourist shopping street known as Linzergasser. Look for an old stone archway with a narrow steep road going up with an old stone walkway.... More

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Munich, Germany
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102 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It is best to drive up the mountain half way if you have a car. It offers nice views of the City especially 1 hour after sunset

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Antwerp, Belgium
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29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Steep way up the stairs, especially hard on a hot day, but worth the climb when you get there for the view over town from the other side. Don't forget to take water and do stop at the small chapel on the way there.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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134 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

The views of the fortress from here are wonderful and worth the climb up the steps.There is a board with a map by one of the churches but there are many paths.

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Wakefield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

A walk up the near 300 steps will lead you to a wonderful view-point giving views over the river to the old town and the fortress. On the way up there is a tiny church to explore and at the top another church. After the hustle and bustle of the town this is a wonderful place to linger.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I was lucky that I was there before the floods invaded Salzburg. It was a sunny afternoon, but because of plenty of vegetation and high winds it was pretty cool. There are three ways leading to the top, which is a cafe with a terrace. The top offers a good view over much of Salzburg, only second to that offered... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Walking up to this park is quite fast, it takes around 15 minutes by stairs only, and you'll be rewarded since you'll catch a wonderful view of salzburg, with all the historic buildings and places at the same "frame". Something interesting to be done is bring some food, sit in one of the benches and just slowly eat your food... More

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