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Take the panorama funicular railway up the mountain at Hallstatt to discover the mysterious attraction of this mystical area. The path leads to the tunnel mouth and into a unique underground world first dug by hand more than 3000 years ago: many...more
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Salzbergstrasse 21, Hallstatt 4830, Austria
+43 6132 2002400
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Reviewed January 31, 2019

There aren't a ton of activities in Hallstatt so this is one of the main tourist spots. I loved the cable car and skywalk but since that is technically a different attraction I am writing a different review for that. The mine itself is interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

It was an interesting tour in the salt mines above hallstatt and the guide was really funny. More interesting and informative than I first expected.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LeeKF07
Reviewed December 7, 2018

It's a very boring tour and not worth doing it. Take the funicular to the skywalk and enjoy the Hallstatt Lake trout in restaurant BUT DON'T GO TO SALT MINE. First, you need to walk uphill for 1 km from the funicular station, then walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 010debbie
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

It takes around 1,5 hours for the tour with a guide who speaks German and English. Mostly on foot but you are having fun with the 2 slides along the way. At the end there is a train type ride. Ticket price including cable car...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank tragio
Reviewed December 4, 2018

This is not a tour for handicapped people. First you go up a funicular (a cog train) straight up the side of the mountain from Hallstatt. The view both directions is outstanding and exciting. Then you walk a long path/road uphill to the salt mine;...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank iververtz
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

It started with a funicular, then an elevator, then walked for 15 mins to reach the mines. The videos inside the mine were in German but our guide sofi was good and explained everything in english. My daughter enjoyed the slides inside. The view outside...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank deepakjain33
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

What a lot of fun, and also very informative. Just loved this tour we didn't realize how important salt was to the history of the region. Our tour guide was excellent and we finished it off with a great coffee and a apple cake from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 306brettb
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

People in the counter were as rude as they could be. The tour itself was in german and then translated to english, even though there were only 2 german speaking people anf like 20 english ones. The guide spoke really fast and almost nothing at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Pedro_El_Valente
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Family of 4 went on tour. The tram ride was easy and smooth. Walking from tram to mine is doable but steep at times. Kids had fun running up and down path. Informative APP helped little one keep attention. Tour was in English. Option of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank kwmansell
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

During the tour, there are two slides and the second slide is much longer. It is fun to slide down. At the end of the tour is a train ride, it moves quite quickly but we enjoyed it very much. Basically it was fun and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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April 20, 2019|
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Response from nakagoli | Reviewed this property |
sorry, i was away ! if still alive question, here goes walk from top of funicular to mine entrance s about 15 mins and uphill. as regards claustrophobia? i suffer a bit from that, but first there is a walk along a... More
March 9, 2019|
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Response from Bernie O | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept Visa and Maste rcard
March 9, 2019|
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Response from nakagoli | Reviewed this property |
yes, you can pay by card. when are you travelling?