Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Salzburg is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Salzburg a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Salzburg.
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5020 Salzburg, Austria
A city straight out of a fantastical fairytale, Salzburg is a beautiful destination for any tourist. The fourth largest city in Austria, its clean roads, well preserved city center and stunning Baroque architecture are set against the ice tipped Alps. Salzburg’s Old Town garnered international fame when it was listed as one of UNESCO’s ...
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Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
Sitting atop a small mountain, glaring down at the city, the Salzburg Fortress is a place of beauty with a rich past. Gradually enlarged over centuries, the 250 meter long and 150 meter wide fortress is the largest preserved medieval fortress in the whole of Europe. The austere looking exterior hides sumptuous state rooms within, along with a tortu...
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Domplatz 1a, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
With an imposing façade, looming over the city, the Salzburg Cathedral is a famous monument, known for its magnificent 4000 pipe organ, gorgeous Baroque styled architecture and being the church where Mozart was baptized. It is located where the Residenzplatz flows into the city. The church is dedicated to the Saints Rupert and Vergilius.
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Fürstenweg 37, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Called the ‘Lustschloss’, or ‘Pleasure Palace’, of Hellbrun and complete with a water park, the Hellbrunn Castle is both fascinating and entertaining, making it quite an experience for everyone who visits. Built at the command of the famous Prince-Archbishop Markus Sittikus von Hohenems, visitors can tour the fine-looking ca...
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Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
08:00 am - 06:30 pm
One of the oldest monasteries in Europe, the St. Peter’s Abbey is one of the prettiest places of worship in Europe. It was founded in 696 by Saint Rupert and the present day Romanesque style building stands at the foot of the Monchsberg. Located in the heart of Salzburg’s Old Town, it is known for its captivating cemetery, catacombs and...
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Nonnberggasse 2, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
A hidden treasure in Salzburg, away from tourists, the Nonnberg Convent is a beacon of peace in the middle of the busy city. Tranquil and well maintained, you’ll enjoy visiting the convent and you can climb up the cobbled staircase to grab a breathtaking view of the iconic city.
Founded by Saint Rupert in 714, it is the oldest religious house...
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Wilhelm-Spazier-Straße 7a, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:00 am - 10:00 pm
One of the more modern tourist attractions in the city, the Red Bull Hangar is an exciting display of historical airplanes, helicopters and Formula One racings cars. The Hangar is also home to a top rated restaurant called Ikarus, which was awarded two Michelin stars, two bars, a lounge and an aircraft. There are a multitude of things to view in th...
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Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, 5010 Salzburg, Austria
06:30 am - 06:00 pm
On the way to Salzburg Fortress, one will see a wrought iron gate leading into Petersfriedhof – the cemetery which surrounds the Church of St. Peters. It’s one of the two oldest graveyards in the city and is located right at the foot of the Festungsberg, with burials dating as far back as 1288. It was closed down in 1878 until 1930, whe...
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Franziskanergasse 5, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
06:30 am - 07:30 pm
The first church on this location was likely form the 8th century, and even though the current building was built around five centuries later, it is still one of the oldest churches in the city. Initially of a late Romanesque design, the church was given a Gothic choir and tower in the 15th century. In the 18th century, it was further spruced up wi...
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Residenzplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Immerse yourself in art and culture at the famous, an art gallery located in Alt Residenz in Salzburg. With a collection consisting of Rembrandt, Carlo Saraceni and CarelFabritius, the gallery is filled with beautiful ornamental room as well as exquisite artwork. The art gallery was initially supposed to replace the art collection of the archbishop...
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Linzer G. 41, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
This small church and cemetery complex is famous for being the location of the Mozart family tomb (with his father Leopold and his wife Constanza), and it is also the final resting place for many of Salzburg’s aristocrats and celebrities. The complex was first built in 1512, but the buildings you see today are from the Baroque period in mid 1...
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Pferdeschwemme, Hofstallgasse, 5020 Salzburg Austria
The name of this public monument built in Baroque style is meant to be taken literally. This was a place to water horses. Specifically, the Prince’s horses. The architect of the monument was Fischer von Erlach, who is perhaps more famous for the churches he has built for Salzburg - the Kollegienkirche and the Markuskirche. Check out the statu...
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Universitätspl., 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Built by darling of Salzburg, the Baroque architect Fischer von Erlach, this large 1707 church was built for the nearby Benedictine university. The Greek cross church is revered for its curved facade, Johann Michael Rottmayr’s paintings, the large and bright windows, and the 1735 high altar by Anton Pfaffinger that deptics allegories for musi...
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Mozartpl. 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Housed inside the Neue Residenz, and previously known as the Museum Carolino-Augusteum, this is an art, history and culture museum. And the topic of interest is Salzburg, past, present, and a little future. Artefacts from Celtic times, excavations from Roman times, the Baroque transformation during the age of prince-archbishops - these are are thor...
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Burgerspitalpl. 2, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
07:30 am - 07:30 pm
The origins of this church lie in the 12th century, when a church dedicated to St. Blasius stood here. When the Prince Archbishop Friedrich III decided to build a hospital here in the 14th century, a church was built along with it. Unlike the other churches of the time here, this one was not particularly attractive, and it maintains an austere Goth...