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Festung Hohensalzburg

 A beautiful ceramic heating stove in the Fortress

The Hohensalzburg Fortress ( the Festung) has a variety of attractions awaiting discovery.  Although the views of the Old Town  from atop  the Fortress are spectacular, there are many other treasures to be savored during your visit.

The ceramic stove on the left is a dramatic example of the quality of the furnishing of the Fortress and we think the collection will leave you amazed. 

As you wander inside and outside of the buildings you will see much to appreciate.  The inner ward shown below, is a popular meeting place surrounded by a number of interesting buildings and an archaeological site or two.  The views of the Fortress from its different sections reveal its many unique characteristics.

 

      The ward at the Festung has a number of interesting attractions.

 

 The Fortress is massive and towers above you as you tour. There are excellent views from several areas of the Fortress

The "torture chamber" shown on the left below has a number of unique implements including the "chastity belt" on the left and "embarrassing mask" in the center.  If that is not scary enough, visit the Marionette World before your cable car ride down the hill.

  A chastity belt from the Torture Chamber of the Fortress  Wearing this would seem to be suitable punishment for minor crimes.  One of the beautiful altars in the Fortress

 

 
 

 The Fortress houses a Marionette Museum The cable car - or the walk the hill?  You choose.



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The Fortress is a brute of a castle.  It was never taken in battle, but was  once surrendered to avoid a battle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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