Sights & Attractions in Salzburg

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Alter Markt
Right in the heart of the Old City is the Alter Markt, the old...
Markets / Bazaars The Altstadt
 
Dom
When you walk through the arches leading from Residenzplatz into...
Religious Sites The Altstadt
 
Dreifaltigkeitskirche
The Makartplatz—named after Hans Makart, the most famous Austrian...
Religious Sites North of the River Salzach
 
Festspielhaus
With the world-famous Salzburg Festival as their objective, music...
Arts / Performance Venues The Altstadt
 
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Founded in 1077, the Hohensalzburg is Salzburg's acropolis and...
Military Sites Around Fortress Hohensalzburg
 
Franziskanerkirche
The graceful, tall spire of the Franciscan Church stands out...
Religious Sites The Altstadt
 
Gaisberg and Untersberg
Salzburg's "house mountains" are so called because of their proximity...
Viewpoints Side Trips
 
Getreidegasse
For centuries, this has been the main shopping street in the...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Altstadt
 
Glockenspiel
The famous carillon tower is perched on top of the Neue Residenz...
Castles / Palaces The Altstadt
 
Hallein
The second-largest town of the region, 15 km (10 mi) south of...
Towns Side Trips
 
Kapuzinerberg Hill
Directly opposite the Mönchsberg on the other side of the river...
Religious Sites North of the River Salzach
 
Kollegienkirche
Completed by Fischer von Erlach in 1707, this church, sometimes...
Religious Sites The Altstadt
 
Marionettentheater
The Salzburger Marionettentheater is both the world's greatest...
Arts / Performance Venues North of the River Salzach
 
Mirabell Palace
The "Taj Mahal of Salzburg," Schloss Mirabell was built in 1606...
Castles / Palaces North of the River Salzach
 
Mirabellgarten
While there are at least four entrances to the Mirabell Gardens—from...
Gardens / Arboretums North of the River Salzach
 
Mönchsberg Elevator
Just around the corner from the Pferdeschwemme horse-fountain...
Transportation Sites The Altstadt
 
Mozart Audio and Video Museum
In the same building as the Mozart Wohnhaus (Residence) is the...
Museums / Galleries North of the River Salzach
 
Mozart Wohnhaus
The Mozart family moved from its cramped quarters in Getreidegasse...
Houses / Mansions North of the River Salzach
 
Mozarteum
Two institutions share the address in this building finished...
Educational Institutions Salzburg
 
Mozartplatz
In the center of the square stands the statue of Wolfgang Amadeus...
Squares The Altstadt
 
Mozarts Geburtshaus
As an adult, the great composer preferred Vienna to Salzburg...
Houses / Mansions The Altstadt
 
Museum der Moderne
Enjoying one of Salzburg's most famous scenic spots, the dramatic...
Museums / Galleries The Altstadt
 
Nonnberg Convent
Just below the south side of the Fortress Hohensalzburg—and best...
Religious Sites Around Fortress Hohensalzburg
 
Oberndorf
This little village 21 km (13 mi) north of Salzburg has just...
Towns Side Trips
 
Pferdeschwemme
If Rome had fountains, so, too, would Wolf-Dietrich's Salzburg...
Fountains The Altstadt
 
Rathaus
Where Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse meets the Getreidegasse you will...
Government Buildings The Altstadt
 
Residenz
At the very heart of baroque Salzburg, the Residenz overlooks...
Castles / Palaces The Altstadt
 
Rupertinum
If you are interested in 20th-century art, don't miss the chance...
Museums / Galleries The Altstadt
 
Salzburg Museum
The biggest "gift" to Mozart was the opening, one day shy of...
Museums / Galleries The Altstadt
 
Schloss Hellbrunn
Just 6½ km (4 miles) south of Salzburg, the Lustschloss Hellbrunn...
Castles / Palaces Side Trips
 
Spielzeugmuseum
On a rainy day this is a delightful diversion for both young...
Museums / Galleries The Altstadt
 
St. Peter's Cemetery
The eerie but intimate Petersfriedhof, or St. Peter's Cemetery...
Cemeteries The Altstadt
 
St. Sebastian's Cemetery
Memorably re-created for the escape scene in The Sound of Music...
Cemeteries North of the River Salzach
 
Steingasse
This narrow medieval street, walled in on one side by the bare...
Neighborhoods / Streets North of the River Salzach
 
Stiftkirche St. Peter
The most sumptuous church in Salzburg, St. Peter's is where Mozart's...
Religious Sites The Altstadt
 
Toscaninihof
The famous Italian maestro Arturo Toscanini conducted some of...
Houses / Mansions The Altstadt
 
Wiener Philharmoniker-Gasse
Leading into Max-Reinhardt-Platz at the head of the grand Hofstallgasse...
Markets / Bazaars The Altstadt
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