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  • 1 Dommuseum

    Museums and art

    Domplatz A - 5020 Salzburg

    You can see the Cathedral's treasure-house and its magnificent liturgical instruments here. Also, the archbishops' Curiosity Room and its sundry collection of strange objects found in the wild, as was the fashion in the 17th century. Religious painti..

  • 2 Domplatz

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    A - 5020 Salzburg

    The Venitian design, by town planner Scamozzi, of several of the Old Town's squares is due to prince-archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau's munificence. Porticoes linking the cathedral's façade to the façades of neighbouring palaces strengthen the a..

  • 3 Marionnettentheater

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Schwarzstr. 24 A - 5020 Salzburg

    Under the Rococo ceilings of the former Mirabell palace, extraordinary puppets interpret the repertoire's finest operas; from Mozart or Rossini, Offenbach, Strauss, Tchaikovsky... To the sound of the greatest orchestras, you will dive into a world fu..

  • 4 Stift Nonnberg

    Religious buildings

    Nonnberggasse 2 A - 5020 Salzburg

    This convent was founded in 714 A.D., by St. Rupert, and run by his niece, Erentrude, according to Benedictine rules. It is parallel to the monastery, which stands at the foot of the hill. The church dates from the end of the 15C (Late Gothic). It ha..

  • 5 Moderne Galerie - Graphische Sammlung - Österreichische Fotogalerie Rupertinum

    Museums and art

    Wiener-Philharmonikergasse 9 A - 5020 Salzburg

    A 17th-century palace houses the Rupertinum Modern Art Gallery. This museum owns a very rich photography collection, most of the famous Expressionist Oskar Kokoschka's engraved work and numerous paintings by contemporary artists. It regularly organiz..

  • 6 Horse trough

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    A - 5020 Salzburg

    Today's Festival Hall was the former prince-archbishops' stables. In front of the latter, horses could drink from a Baroque drinking trough, dating from 1735. It is adorned with a superb Horsebreaker, a group sculpted by Mandl, and frescoes naturally..

  • 7 Mozart's birthplace

    Museums and art

    Getreidegasse 9 A - 5020 Salzburg

    You can find Mozart's birthplace in the Old Town's main street. It now exhibits Mozart mementoes. The composer was born on the third floor, which was where his family lived, on the 27th of January 1756. He composed most works of his youth here. You c..

  • 8 Residenzplatz

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    A - 5020 Salzburg

    Like neighbouring squares, Residence Square was built according to the Italian style that the fastuous Wolf Dietrich liked so much. It is part of the great town planning operation in which the cathedral and prince-bishops' residence were erected. At ..

  • 9 Dance Master's House

    Museums and art

    Makartplatz 8 A - 5020 Salzburg

    Many memories haunt the Dance Master's House, in which Mozart lived from 1773 to 1781, and his father Leopold until 1787. It was destroyed by bombs in 1944 and has recently been rebuilt. However, the building still has strong evocative powers, thanks..

  • 10 Mozarteum

    Museums and art

    Schwarzstr. 26 A - 5020 Salzburg

    The city of Salzburg founded the Music Academy, or Mozarteum in the 19th century. Thus, it paid a late tribute, with no hard feelings, to its most famous son, despite the fact that Mozart did not like his native town very much. In 1874, the small woo..

  • 11 Friedhof St. Sebastian

    Religious buildings

    A - 5020 Salzburg

    After crossing St. Sebastian church, in which lies the tomb of Paracelsus, one of the greatest scientists of the Renaissance, you'll find a shaded cemetery, laid out in 1600 in the Italian "camposanto" fashion. In other words, it is enclose..

  • 12 Trinity church

    Religious buildings

    Makartplatz 7 A - 5020 Salzburg

    Trinity church was built from 1694 to 1699, by J. B. Fischer von Erlach. It contains a very original oval dome, that is architecturally daring. The latter shows off its frescoes, by Rottmayr, particularly well, like in St. Charles church in Vienna.

  • 13 Maria Plain

    Religious buildings

    A - 5101 Salzburg

    A small, winding road leads you to the Maria Plain Basilica, built from 1671 to 1674. Its silhouette stands out clearly on the hilltop and several oratories hang on to the latter's sides. Its squat façade, flanked by two towers, hides a particularly ..

  • 14 Salzburg Festival

    Museums and art

    Hofstallgasse 1 A - 5020 Salzburg

    The first Salzburg Festival was inaugurated in 1920, in honour of Mozart, even if it is also dedicated to other composers. The greatest conductors have attended it, such as Herbert von Karajan, who added the Easter Festival and Whitsun concerts to th..

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