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Culture of Kaprun. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Kaprun Despite the fact that the main entertainment for visitors to Kaprun is skiing, fans of sightseeing tours will not be bored here as well. The municipality has some very interesting sights, the acquaintance with which allows visitors to learn a lot of interesting things about the national culture peculiarities. The main historical symbol of these places is Kaprun Castle (Burg Kaprun). Built in the 12th century, it had served to protect the pleasant land for several centuries. For modern travelers, the castle is of particular interest from an architectural point of view. Built in the best traditions of the Romanesque style, it does not cease to amaze foreigners with its irresistible appearance.
Kaprun is a picturesque commune in Austria known as a first-class ski resort among travelers from all over the world. Winter sports enthusiasts are attracted to these places by the glacier … Open
The main religious landmark is the Church of St. Margaret bearing the name of the patroness of these places. In contrast to the fortress, it dates back to a much later period and is a true embodiment of the Gothic style. Within the walls of the church are many priceless religious artifacts and ancient icons. Every year local residents arrange beautiful celebrations in honor of the patron saint.
In Hohenwarter Park you will find Kaprun Historical Museum - the place housing lots of priceless exhibits and the most visited cultural center in the city. Its exposition is devoted to the most significant events the commune has ever experienced. The age of some of the exhibits is more than 500 years. Of particular interest is a natural science exposition, as well as a collection of exhibits dedicated to the life and traditions of the indigenous population. Copyright
The famous resort offers a choice of more than 100 hotels of various levels and thematic directions. Avenida Mountainlodges Kaprun by Alpin Rentals is still among the most popular local … Open
The historical museum is hardly the only remarkable cultural facility. Each and every tourist would be interested in visiting the Automobile Museum housed in one of the city's most popular hotels. Its collection includes vehicles that were actively used 40-60 years ago. Many of the retro cars presented in the museum are in excellent condition and fully serviceable. The available collection of vehicles is considered one of the most interesting in Europe.
Kaprun A quite unusual attraction and one of the main symbols of the resort is Baum Disco Bar. Unusual design distinguishes it from other regular entertainment establishments. In the very center of a large dance floor, a beautiful centuries-old tree keeps growing. This is an amazing place, where there is always an atmosphere of joy and fun. Do not miss your chance to explore it by yourself.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Kaprun and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Kaprun and surroundings

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Public palaces near Kaprun
♥   Palace 'Alte Residenz' Salzburg, 62.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Herrenchiemsee' , 71.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Kaprun
♥   Franziskanerkirche Unserer Lieben Frau, Salzburg, 62.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Wallfahrtsbasilka Maria Plain, Bergheim bei Salzburg, 66.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Michael, Mondsee, 78.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Kaprun and near


From the series “The Most Mysterious Geological Formations on the Planet”
The discoverer of the cave was Australian naturalist Anton Posselt; he has made this unique discovery in 1879. The cave is open to visit only from early May to late October. Even in summer, visitors have to wear a winter outfit. The cave is equipped with comfortable wooden walkways and platforms from which you can admire the picturesque view over ice sculptures. Before entering the cave visitors are warned that nobody can take pictures inside, but some neat-handed tourists still manage to make some spectacular photos of this amazing place. … Read further

The Historic Center of Salzburg

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While strolling around the historic district of Salzburg, you can see many old majestic palaces and gardens. You can also visit the legendary fortress of Hohensalzburg. The area of ​​this fortress is 30 000 square meters. That’s one of the largest medieval fortresses in Europe. A number of museums and galleries in the old town can’t be calculated precisely. The Mozart Residence, the Baroque Museum in the Mirabell Garden, and the Stiegl-Brauwelt beer brewery are considered the most amazing. … Read further
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Culture guide to Kaprun. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Kaprun: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Kaprun. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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