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Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg)

Salzburg Fortress is 11th-century castle located on a hilltop in Salzburg. It is a distinguished structure guarding the city. It is the inseparable part of the town’s silhouette representing the history and foundation of the city. For further details keep on reading.

Salzburger Altstadt

Salzburg Old Town is the heart of the city. The most important tourist destinations and the iconic landmarks are located in Altstadt. It is located on the either side of the Salzach River and is registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. For further details keep reading.

Mirabell Palace and Gardens

Mirabell Palace and Gardens is a cultural heritage monument in the heart of the city. The palace is registered by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. This is a 1606 structure on the shore of Salzach River. Some of the blocks are used for local administration purposes. For more details visit the page.

Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)

Salzburg Cathedral is a baroque style Roman Catholic Cathedral locate in the heart of the city. Salzburger Dom is a sixteenth-century place of worship devoted to Saint Rupert and Saint Vergilius. For further information keep on reading.

Mozart's Birthplace

Among the most popular attractions in Salzburg, there is Mozart’s Birthplace. The house is where the notable composer was born and raised. At the Getreidegasse 9, the Mozart family lived. Their flat was on the third floor. To discover further details keep on reading.

Hellbrunn Castle

Hellbrunn Palace is a historic villa located in the southern neighborhoods of Salzburg. It is a Baroque style Palace named clear spring. The Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg built the villa to use it as his summer residence. To discover a background information keep reading.


One of the important destination on the borders between Salzburg and Berchtesgaden is Untersberg. This is a high point in the Berchtesgaden Alps. For further details keep on reading.

Red Bull Hangar-7

Red Bull Hangar-7 is a vast modern structure housing a number of historic airplanes, helicopters and Formula One racing cars. This is one of the most interesting museums in Salzburg. The collection is astonishing just like the glass architectural masterpiece that encompasses it.

Wasserspiele Hellbrunn

The Trick fountains are the main attraction in Hellbrunn Palace. The founder of the palace; the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg built the palace to spent the summer here. He was fond of playing tricks on his guests. The Trick Fountains he constructed to make their visit memorable and fun.

Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

Mozart’s Residence is the home of the famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. There is the home where Mozart was born and raised and there is this place, the house, where the composer lived from 1773-1787. The house is known as the “Dance Master’s House.”


St. Peter’s Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Salzburg. The landmark is adjunct the Nonnberg Abbey and the Salzburg Fortress. This is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Salzburg. On the foot of Festungsberg, the Cemetery originates from 700.

St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)

Schloss Herrenchiemsee is a royal palace complex in the city of Herreninsel not far from Salzburg. The palace is located on an island in Bavaria’s largest lake. If you in Munich take a road to the east. King Ludwig II of Bavaria bought the former monastery blocks and turned it into a royal residence.

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