Places of interest in the City of Salzburg
Become acquainted with the natural and cultural beauty of the immediate vicinity. Easy within reach, St. Martin is located only 50 km south of Salzburg.
Further information City of Salzburg
Further information on Salzburg's highlights!
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Mirabellgardens with the Hohensalzburg fortress in the background.
Horse coach at the market square ("Alter Markt") in Salzburg.
Hohensalzburg Fortress, built in 1077, is the largest completely preserved fortress in central Europe. Worth visiting are the medieval princely chambers and the fortress museum. The funicular railway built in 1892, takes visitors up from the old town fast and comfortably.
The medieval palace of the bishops was rebuilt at the end of the 16th century in early baroque splendour. Visit the 11 state chambers used for representation and for residence by the Salzburg Prince Archbishops.
Mozart's birthplace where he was born on January 27th, 1756 invites visitors to the home of the Mozart Family and documents the living conditions of that time. Also shown are original instruments, portraits and letters.
Salzburg Festival Halls
For a look behind the scenes of Salzburg Festival, take a guided tour of the Festival Halls, including the lobby, the auditoriums and the stages of the Large and Small Festival Houses.
Hellbrunn Castle and water fountains
Hellbrunn Palace with the lage park and the water fountains is one of the finest examples manneristic architecture north of the Alps and unique in Europe. Experience the practical jokes played by Archbishop Markus Sittikus on his guests.
The Salzburg Stiegl Berwery, Austria's lagrgest private brewery, takes visitors on an exciting tour of the history of beer, going back thousands of years. Visit "The World of Beers" exhibition and learn how beer is brewed.
Cut into the Mönchsberg rock is the Mönchsberg Elevator, which takes you up to one of Salzburg's best viewpoints.