On a visit to Salzburg you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Salzburg. These places are what Salzburg is all about. These must see places in Salzburg will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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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Mirabellplatz 4, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
The beautifully landscaped gardens will have any visitor ready to burst into song; it did to the Von Trapp children! The Mirabelle Palace and Gardens are perhaps most famous as the site where the epic musical number ‘Do-Re-Mi’ was shot, from the 1959 movie the Sound of Music. Situated in the city center, this Baroque styled gem has been...
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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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Getreidegasse 9, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a composer, known all over the world, a prolific and influential maestro of the Classical era. He was born on January 27th, 1756 in Salzburg, and the city hosts two Mozart museums- one in the house in which he was born and another in the house in which he lived during his adult years. Patrons of classical music and fans o...
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Makartplatz 8, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the story goes, was meant for music from the day he was born. He was born into a musical family in city of Salzburg, where he lived for the more major parts of his life. The city has two museums as tributes to Mozart, one in the place he was born and the other, in his residence during the latter half of his years. Though he...
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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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Untersberg, Salzburg, Austria
Standing at 6,473 feet above ground, the Untersberg is not for the faint of heart! One of the peaks of the Berchtesgarden Alps, this prominent northern massif straddles the border between Salzburg and Germany. The beautiful city of Salzburg lies just 16 kilometers away, connected by a bus route. Adventurous travelers will be treated to an amazing v...
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Museumsplatz 5, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Take your kids to the Haus der Natur, filled with reptiles, fish and other great attractions. Founded in 1924, it is a museum of local natural history and is home to a large variety of exhibitions about different aspects of the nature in Salzburg. An aquarium, a reptile zoo and a Science Center are included. Their objective is to inspire visitors, ...
The Hellbrunn Palace is one of Salzburg’s most widely loved attractions. Built in 1619 by the Archbishop of the city (who had a penchant for playing pranks), it was named after a clear spring that supplied water to the palace. The main specialty of the palace is the water games that are played on the ground, thus the name ‘wasserspiele&...
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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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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...