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Kufstein Fortress, Kufstein

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Explore the underground tunnels and museum exhibits at Kufstein Fortress, which served as a prison for political dissidents during Austro-Hungarian rule. Nowadays the fortress houses the city museum and hosts concerts and other events year-round. Ride the glass elevator to the top of the fortress to access the museum exhibits, labeled with both German and English explanations, and enjoy views of the city. Listen to a concert on the massive Heroes Organ in the entrance courtyard at scheduled times throughout the day while enjoying a meal at one of the picnic benches or the on-site cafe. Be sure to check the website for concert times and opening hours. To visit Kufstein Fortress on your trip to Kufstein, use our Kufstein trip planner.
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  • This castle/fortress is an hour's drive from Innsbruck, making for a fun diversion in the less busy countryside. Since the early 1200s, it was the scene of military conflicts and was alternately...  more »
  • Magic fortress overlooking this tiny Tyrolean town. Managed to go till the top of the fortress via the steps since the lift to get up there could only carry eight people at a time and there were just....  more »
  • Too bad the site was closed to the public, when we arrived, but Kufstein is a nice town with a lot of little shops with various curiosities. The Fortress is also used as a public place to view movies on their big screen and the view over the city is absolutely stunning.
  • Kids loved it more than all other castles we've been. The museum is really interesting amd there are cool hidden ways around the castle. The price is cheep.

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