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

Salzburg From the West 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.
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 … 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 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 … 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
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Art galleries in Salzburg
♥   Gallery 'Museum der Moderne Salzburg' Salzburg, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Gallery 'Residenzgalerie' Salzburg, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Salzburg
♥   Castle 'Festung Hohensalzburg' Salzburg, 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ruine Kalsberg' , 10.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Gutrat' , 10.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Plainburg' , 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Wartenfels' , 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Golling' , 24.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Hohenwerfen' Werfen, 37.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Salzburg and near

Eisriesenwelt

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

Hallstatt Village

From the series “Small flamboyant towns painted with Van Gogh colors”
With regard to the available historical data, the first mentions of the village belong to the 14th century. The town is situated away from the other settlements. Until the early 20th century, it was virtually impossible to get to it. For this reason, very little is known about the medieval history of the town. In many ways, the settlement has become famous thanks to its salt mines. … Read further
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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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