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Wasserspiele Hellbrunn

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Address: Furstenweg 37, Salzburg A-5020, Austria
Phone Number: 43-662-820372
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Who doesn't love a comedy water garden?

I brought my 7 year old daughter to a place I remembered so fondly from my own visit as a child. It's hard to say which is most fun : going round yourself, seeing the kids scream... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

At first glance, this is a rather expensive experience at €12 each (students €8). However, this does include entrance into the palace and the museum. The fountains are very pretty however you are required to go on a guided tour of them (presumably so that the guide can work the fountains). This meant that it took a lot longer to... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I brought my 7 year old daughter to a place I remembered so fondly from my own visit as a child. It's hard to say which is most fun : going round yourself, seeing the kids scream with delight or watching the overly precious and self important adults get all grumpy when they're caught out.

Thank MarkBegbie
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place like no other. It is a short bus ride from the main tourist area and worth the trip. I don't want to spoil the surprise by saying more. :)

Thank Beth S
Hong Kong, China
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun place to visit for adults and children. The house was built by the local Bishop and the gardens are a delight and contain water features to delight. Best on a sunny warm day. I addition to the gardens tour you are also free to visit the museum in the house. A nice restaurant is also on... More 

Thank TrevorHK
Quebec City, Canada
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As long as the weather is nice (it was for us) this is a must if you are in the area. The guided tour takes approx 40 minutes showing 6 or 7 fountains, grottos and a mechanical theatre that all function with water-power. Fun and impressive, considering these things were made 400 years ago. The kids and kids at heart... More 

Thank carocora
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit if you have free time. We visited this place through the sound of music trip. I would recommend this place only if you have free time

Thank Praveen K
Beverly, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids love the trick fountains, and getting drenched at the trick table. Lots of family fun. Easy to get to when you're in Salzburg.

Thank Michael J
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fountains everywhere. Dont miss it. Fantastically conceived fountains. You will be surprised through out the tour. The guide did a great job in making the tour memorable for the entire group. Must visit.

Thank kranthikpebbili
Salzburg Region, Austria
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Die Wasserspiele" are an attraction created by duke/archbishop Marcus Sitticus some 400 years ago. It's important to understand this fact when visiting the place (and criticizing it in reviews). For what it's worth, it came as a marvel to the duke/archbishop's visitors back then from whereabouts all those fountains come from. To enjoy this attraction, you need the right mindset.... More 

Thank RayBourque77
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a totally unexpected experience - the most enjoyable of the visits we did in Salzburg, Won't spoil by describing what it is - one MUST experience it. Even if you get wet - it dries up fairly quick in the summer The tours are in English and German - and the guide we had was a young girl... More 

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