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Postlingbergbahn

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Address: Linz, Austria
Phone Number: 07323400700
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The special tram leaves from the main square, opposite the tourist information office. You can get a ticket which covers the trip up and down and also includes all other public... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The special tram leaves from the main square, opposite the tourist information office. You can get a ticket which covers the trip up and down and also includes all other public transport for 24 hours, which was good value and worth having if you are only spending an overnight in Linz en route to Vienna or Salzburg. The views from... More 

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Nutley, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was an unexpected treat and very easy to do. A ticket is about 6€ round trip. You can buy tickets at the tourist office in the town square across from the tram stop. The ride up takes about 20 minutes and passes through several neighborhoods, with the homes getting larger and lovelier as you ascend. At the top, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a day spare to venture out of linz town - worth seeing for the pretty views of the city so high up. lovely restaurants at the top with wifi to have lunch or a drink. recommend going on a dry day and of course it can get slightly windy. For those who love rock crystals....they are genuine and super... More 

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Benton, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the main square of Linz for just a few euros you can catch the #50 tram that takes you across the Danube and up the hill overlooking the city. As you pass through the Linz suburbs you see both historic and ultra modern dwellings, along with a university. When you reach the end of the line you are rewarded... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

You can get a 24h ticket that includes all of Linz transit for under 10 euros. Nice ride up, more scenic in the old streetcars.

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Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The ride on this tram really evokes memories. Memories on the past times when we were not in such a hurry as nowadays. It starts from Hauptplatz, crosses Danube and climbs through the woods like in some old German expressionist movie. And when you exit, wonderful vista of the Danube and city of Linz opens, showing you the pulse of... More 

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Vernham Dean
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A great experience, not only because this tramway is well over 100 years old (Est 1898) but also because, as a "rack and pinion" 'railway', it is the steepest of its kind as per Guinness book of records. As told elsewhere, the return ticket (May 2016) is approx. 9 Euro. However, for twice that amount, you can purchase a 24... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

You can get tickets for this service at the Tourist Info Office just across the road from the tram stop. The trip is very scenic, taking you from the city centre into the mountains within 20 minutes or so. Fantastic views at the top of Linz and the Danube. There's a photographic gallery which is well worth a visit and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The Postlingberg tram is a great half day trip from central Linz. Very scenic ride on new trams to the top to experience lovely views and enjoy coffee and cake at the restaurant overlooking Linz. The Basilica is also a very beautiful church.

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Sliema, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The Postlingberg tram is a little more expensive than the regular trams a return ticket cost 6 euro return but well worth it. With wonderfull views over the Danube and the city of Linz

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