The Hohensalzburg Fortress can be reached by funicular that rides along Festungsgasse Street in the old town. One more way to reach it is to walk up on the same street. The fortress was built in the XI century and was designed primarily as a hiding place for the archbishop. Its present form is the result of numerous renovations, which lasted for centuries. The fortress had many functions, and in the end it turned into a small village of with a dozen of houses. Currently, visitors of Hohensalzburg are welcome to make a walk to this place and visit the museum together with a guide.
The House of Nature.
The Nature House is a museum, located near the end of the old town, in Muzeumplatts. This is a big museum that exhibits a collection of items that tell about the nature of Salzburg and its surroundings in a pleasant and lively manner. The exposition of the museum is very diverse and covers a variety of topics that can attract the attention of both adults and children.
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