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Moenchberg Lift

Gstattengasse 13, Salzburg, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Lift goes up to the Museum of modern Art and a panoramic terrace with restaurant which overlooks the old town with great views of the cathedral and fortress. Stop awhile and have a beer and just enjoy the view!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Bad service, too much wait for everything... It was not busy, just slow girls... When we asked for the check no one came back for 15 min and I went inside to pay.

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Richmond, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The lift takes you up to the top of the Museum of Modern Art and had a wonderful view of the city. Worth paying to do if it is a pretty day. We did it as part of the Salzburg card.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We took the elevator, which is inside the art museum to the top of the Monchsberg to enjoy the views. We went for a walk along the top and the walked towards the castle, stopping at a restaurant for some drinks, before walking down into the Salzburg old town.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We took the lift up to the top which took only a few minutes. The view over the city was great despite the rain! The fortress looked magical in the mist. We also visited the modern art museum. At 9 € each it wasn't cheap and we felt quite cheated. If you like contemporary art then you may enjoy this... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

After the quick and easy lift up, we were thrilled to discover that the view was just as we had imagined. Breathtaking. We would have spent more time here if the weather had allowed us to stay longer (heavy rain decided to fall upon us), but we still managed to go for a lovely stroll and stay for a bite... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Compared to the disappointing fortress on the adjoining hill and the more ambitious Kapuzinerberg climb on the opposite side of the river, this was a dawdle. We started near the Augustiner Brewery (a must visit) and made our way to the top, paused for refreshment and the most astonishing views across the city, before descending via the modern Museum and... More

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Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Many people head to the Salzburg fortress for the best views of the city when they arw missing out on this gem of a place. Monchsbergaufzug provides amazing panoramic views of the city of Salzburg and the alps. I preferred this area because I can have the fortress in the photos as well and it works out cheaper getting your... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The best views over Salzburg for sure. The museum is nice with many modern paintings and statues. We had lunch in the restaurant and it was good with a lovely view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Worth climbing up the steps past the 12 Stations of the Cross until you reach the viewing area at the top. Waited to see the sunset over Salzburg which was beautiful.

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