Monchsberg Lift

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: Gstättengasse 13, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +436-6288849750
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 00:10 Mins
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, Hill

Connecting the Anton-Neumayr-Platz to the the Museum der Moderne on the Monchsberg, this lift was built in the 19th century. At that time, it’s 60 metre height made it the highest lift in the world, which instantly also made it a tourist attraction. Thanks to the museum’s location on top of the hill, over 1.3 million people use the lift every year. The old lift was an exterior structure, but the one used today rises through a tunnel in the rock. It’s not a long ascent - only 60 metres still, lasting only 30 seconds. There’s not much else to do here.

  • 6-14 years years old: € 1.80
  • Families: € 7.20
  • Groups of 10+: € 3.30
  • Groups of 10+, 6-19 years: € 1.60
  • Dog: € 2.80
  • Combination tickets, for the Museum of Modern Art Mönchsberg and the Museum of Modern Art are also available.
  • Prices given here include for return trips: Ascent only or descent only tickets are cheaper.

  • Bus stop at Salzburg Ferdinand-Hanusch-Platz .
  • Drive, cycle or walk to here.

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  • Monchsberg Lift Address: Gstättengasse 13, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
  • Monchsberg Lift Contact Number: +436-6288849750
  • Monchsberg Lift Timing: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Monchsberg Lift Price: 4 EUR
  • Best time to visit Monchsberg Lift(preferred time): 08:00 am - 06:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Monchsberg Lift: 00:10 Mins
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  • 7.73% of people who visit Salzburg include Monchsberg Lift in their plan

  • 63.79% of people start their Monchsberg Lift visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Monchsberg Lift

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

61.96% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Monchsberg Lift

People normally club together Nonnberg Abbey and Franciscan Church while planning their visit to Monchsberg Lift.

People also prefer to start their day with Monchsberg Lift.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Nice place to enjoy good view in Salzburg. You can enjoy craft beer cocktails or Austrian wine with reasonable price at roof top restaurant.

  • Definitely worth taking the lift up to see the views of the city. Has some great trails to walk back down which also has some amazing views along the way and a few small cafes.

  • Takes you up to a fantastic view of the city and there is a neat little cafe at the top. Behind the cafe are hiking trails. Nice way to see the entire city at once and grab a drink.

  • Simple lift service up to a good view over Salzburg. It's free with the Salzburg card, and takes less than 30 minutes, so why not?

  • We were tired from other walking tours and the elevator price was well worth it. Fantastic panoramic view of Salzburg from the top from a nice shady area.

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