The history of the city numbers more than two thousand years. During this time traditions and culture of the local people have changed a lot and many new customs have appeared. Today Würzburg is primarily known as a successful wine region, as well as a major center of musical culture. During year more than 300 concerts of classical music take place in Würzburg. Musicians from various countries come to the city to perform at the local concert venues. Visiting these events has already become an essential part of rest of numerous foreign tourists.
Besides concerts each year the city hosts various festivals dedicated to works of Bach and Mozart. The first Mozart Festival took place in the city in 1921. Since that time it has always taken place in the beautiful residence of Würzburg. Festivals dedicated to works of the great composer are held annually in many European cities, but the holiday in Würzburg has always attracted a huge number of fans of classical music from different parts of the world. In 1790 Mozart was heading to Frankfurt am Main. He made a one day stop in Würzburg. Later the great composed used to recall the great and friendly atmosphere which had prevailed in his tiny streets. The café, which was visited by Mozart during that trip, is now one of the main attractions of the city.
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