Pöstlingberg - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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A beautiful hill which was on the left bank of the Danube in the city of Linz, Austria. It is a popular tourist destination, with a viewing platform over the city, and is the site of the Pöstlingberg pilgrimage church, and the Linz Grottenbahn. A good trekking destination and also it offers various opportunities to explore this hill.
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0.1km from Pöstlingberg
Pöstlingbergbahn is the steepest adhesion railway in Europe, creates a harmonious combination of nostalgia and modernity through its design. In only 20 minutes, starting from Hauptplatz, its climbs Linz's local mountain. Opened in 1898, for 110 years the metre-gauge railway ran from a terminal station in Linz's Urfahr neighbourhood, located across from the terminus of urban tram route 3, to Pöstlingberg.
0.16km from Pöstlingberg
The Linzer Grottenbahn is a touristic fairytale world on the Pöstlingberg in one of the fortification towers of the Maximilian fortification ring of the city. An electrically powered train in the shape of a dragon called Lenzibald travels on a circular path through the outer ring of the historic fortified tower. During two tours, the niches on the left and the right are illuminated, in which adventures from the dwarf kingdom are depicted. A final passage takes place with festival lighting.
1.54km from Pöstlingberg
Over 600 animals await you on your visit to the local and exotic fauna. Over 600 animals await you on your visit to the local and exotic fauna.There are cuddly animals to hold, a selected collection of mammals , a variety of birds and reptiles. They are all to be found at the zoo, which is located half-way up the Pöstlingberg. As an excursion destination the children´s zoo is always popular with the little ones.
Ars Electronica Center
2.48km from Pöstlingberg
Ars Electronica Linz GmbH is an Austrian cultural, educational and scientific institute active in the field of new media art, founded in Linz in 1979. It is based at the Ars Electronica Center, which houses the Museum of the Future, in the city of Linz. Ars Electronica's activities focus on the interlinkages between art, technology and society. It runs an annual festival, and manages a multidisciplinary media arts R&D facility known as the Futurelab.
2.72km from Pöstlingberg
The Linz Castle Museum is Austria's largest universal museum in one place. Not only is the museum's extensive collection impressive, but also the mix of historical and modern architecture in the house. It provides insights into the natural, cultural and technological history of Upper Austria. The museum is dedicated to the period from the beginning of life to the 21st century.
Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz
2.83km from Pöstlingberg
The Lentos Art Museum is a museum of modern art in Linz, Austria. It opened in May 2003 as the successor of the Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz. The art museum collection comprises around 1500 works from the areas of painting, sculpture and object art, over 10,000 works on paper, and about 850 photographs, including significant contributions to the development of artistic photography.
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Upper Austria is Austria's leading industrial region. As of 2009, it accounted for approximately a quarter of the country's exports.