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

Salzburg Salzburg is home to numerous unique historical attractions. The beautiful Hellbrunn Palace never ceases to attract tourists. The famous place of interest was built in the middle of the 16th century. Hellbrunn Palace is surrounded by a lush garden on all sides. By the way, on the territory of the garden are found several water springs. This important discovery has allowed the architects of this complex to make a network of beautiful fountains, so visiting Hellbrunn Palace will become an unforgettable experience.
The old and aristocratic Salzburg is suitable not only for sightseeing and admiring historic landmarks. There are many unusual and even odd places of interest in the outskirts of the city, … Open
Speaking of natural attractions of this place, we should definitely mention beautiful Mirabell Gardens. Visit this place and you will find here cozy shady squares and beautiful marble sculptures and fountains - the garden is always distinguished by wonderful atmosphere of harmony and tranquility. During the daytime tourists are the main guests of this place, and on evenings here come locals, who enjoy having rest in the garden after a long working day.
Fans of excursions will be interested in visiting the home of Mozart. In this house was born and spent his childhood this internationally famous music genius. The atmosphere in the house restores past times as close as possible, so visitors can see how has lived little Mozart. Don’t forget to visit the ballroom, which is considered the most beautiful room of the mansion. There is another landmark that is connected with the name of the great composer – the Viennese garden pavilion. Here Mozart was working over one of his great works - "The Magic Flute". Nowadays this place is very popular among composers and musicians, who visit this historical site in order to find inspiration. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Salzburg will not disappoint travelers who choose to stay in the most luxurious and expensive hotels. The high-class Sheraton Salzburg makes up a united complex with the famous Kurhaus Spa. … Open
Salzburg Cathedral is the best-known religious landmark of the city. Originally a Romanesque church stood on the site of the magnificent cathedral. Today only a survived ancient font remains of that church. This is the place where took place the christening of Mozart. The interior decoration of the cathedral was performed by the famous architect Santino Solari. Even nowadays visitors of the cathedral are amazed by unforgettable beauty and atmosphere of this place. Salzburg is also home to one of the oldest castles in Europe - Hohensalzburg. The construction of the castle was completed in the 11th century. The fortress really has dark and unapproachable look. Behind the massive walls of the castle are hidden luxurious rooms that are decorated with skillful wooden carvings and gilt trim. The famous fortress keeps many rare and precious artifacts, the most famous of which is the ancient organ named "Salzburg Bull".
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Salzburg and surroundings

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What to visit during two-day excursion in Salzburg

Hohensalzburg
Where: The cableway departs from Festungsgasse 4, Salzburg;
Altstadt
Hagenauer Haus
Where: Getreidegasse 9, Salzburg;
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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Salzburg
♥   Palace 'Alte Residenz' Salzburg, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Herrenchiemsee' , 47.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Salzburg and around
♥   Art museum 'Museum der Moderne Salzburg' Salzburg, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Residenzgalerie' Salzburg, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Salzburg
♥   Wallfahrtsbasilka Maria Plain, Bergheim bei Salzburg, 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Michael, Mondsee, 24.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Gnadenkapelle, Altötting, 54.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Anna, Altötting, 54.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Wallfahrtskirche Maria Puchheim in Attnang, Attnang-Puchheim, 55.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Salzburg and near

The Historic Center of Salzburg

From the series “Top 15 UNESCO sites In Europe”
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

Salzburg Cube

From the series “Most curious artifacts of extraterrestrial origin”
The version on his extraterrestrial origin was first explained in 1919 by Charles Fort, the wealthy collector of unusual items. A few decades ago the mysterious meteorite of the Frederick's sons was given to the Heimathaus Museum, which is located in the Austrian town of Vöcklabruck. The copy of the meteorite is presented at the Linz Museum Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseen. There is a guess that the real Salzburger parallelepiped was lost in 1910 and the exhibits presented in the modern museums are the counterfeits. … Read further
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Landmarks of culture on Salzburg map: art-galleries, monuments, palaces, etc

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Salzburg

Culture guide to Salzburg. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Salzburg: temples, museums, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Salzburg. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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