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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.
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Before we start our brief description of Salzburg sights, it is worth mentioning that this city has been completely rebuilt by order of Archbishop Wolf Dietrich, who was by his nature a braggart and...
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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.
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Salzburg conquers the hearts of travelers by its unusual national celebrations. January is the time for the holiday known as "Perchten Procession" - a solemn procession. Absolutely everyone can...
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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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Cityguide on OrangeSmile.com - fascinating sightseeing in Salzburg, Austria. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in Salzburg: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of Salzburg.