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1 Mozart residence
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Rank: 1 About 25

Salzburg is home to the residence of the world-renowned composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart’s residence is open to public. The house is also known by the name ‘Tanzmeisterhaus’. It displays some of Mozart’s musical instruments and memorabilia....

Reviewed by: Jacopo
Address: Getreidegasse 9, Salzburg
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 Salzburg Fortress
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Rank: 2 About 25

The Salzburg Fortress is situated on the southern side of the Monchsberg Mountain and dates back to Roman time. Prince Archbishop Eberhard built this beautiful fortress in the period from 1060 to 1088. He built this...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Mönchsberg 34, Salzburg
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 Hellbrunn Castle
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Rank: 3 About 25

It was a dream of Prince Archbishop Markus Sitticus of Hellbrunn palace which is set in a beautiful park. The palace and the park were built by architect Santino Solari at the beginning of the 17th century and has spacious...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Hellbrunn, Fürstenweg 37, Salzburg
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Festival
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Rank: 4 About 25

From the end of July to the beginning of August, one of the most important classical music and opera festival takes place. Despite starting during the second half of the XIX century, the Salzburg Festival, came to the fore just after World War 1...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Hofstallgasse 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Type: Other attractions


5 Getreidegasse
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Rank: 5 About 25

Getreidegasse Salzburg is a beautiful street which is situated in the heart of Austria and has the most beautiful shopping center too. There are also a number of some fascination shop signs, well kept facades, fine doorway and idyllic...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Getreidegasse 27, Salzburg
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


6 Wolfgangsee
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Rank: 6 About 25

Address: Sankt Gilgen, Austria
Type: Tours


7 Hallstatt evangelical church
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Rank: 7 About 25

Not far from the Catholic Church the Evangelical one stands, in Hallstatt. Its external side is very interesting. It is made of quite big bricks, of different shapes and sizes. The inside is simpler: a modern structure with white walls and a...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Hallstatt, Alta Austria, Austria
Type: Surroundings


8 Café Sacher
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Address: Schwarzstrasse 5-7, Salzburg
Type: Bars


9 Augustiner Brewery
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Rank: 9 About 25

The Augustiner brewery is a Bavarian biergarten located at  Lindhofstrasse 7 , along the Salzach and not far from the old town. The brewery is one of the oldest of the area and is located inside an ancient Augustinian...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Bars


10 Die Weisse
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Rank: 11 About 25

In Salzburg some breweries are so popular that are considered to be proper tourist attractions. This is the case of the Die Wiesse, located at Bayerhamerstrasse 10 . The place is like a typical old style brewery and once you sit at the table you...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rupertgasse 10, Salzburg
Type: Nightlife


11 Eagle’s Nest
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Rank: 12 About 25

The Kehlsteinhaus, or Eagle’s Nest, was Hitler’s refuge and nowadays is a restaurant. The view is splendid as it stands at 1834 metres, on top of a mountain ( Kehlstein), in the Berchtesgaden-Obersalzberg area in Germany, really near...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


12 Europark
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Rank: 13 About 25

Salzburg Europark is not just a shopping centre but also a proper contemporary architectural work of art, built according to sustainable construction industry precepts. Its structure, incredibly modern and in the vanguard, makes the shopping...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Europastraße 1, Salzburg
Type: Stores and shopping malls


13 Hallstatt and Gossausee
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Rank: 14 About 25

Both not to miss. Hallstatt is like a postcard, enchanting. Don’t miss out a visit to the town and the church. The lake Gossausse boat ride is also interesting, or a walk around the lake (accessible to all, it takes 1 hour). The restaurant...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Surroundings


14 Kapitelplatz
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Rank: 15 About 25

The Kapitelplatz is a wide square in the historical centre of Salzburg. It is set between the Cathedral and the streets that lead up to the castle. It is surrounded by some important civic institutions such as the Episcopal Palace and the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


15 Residenz and the Gallery
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Rank: 16 About 25

Salzburg Residenz faces out the namesake square and it is the ancient representative palace that has hosted princes archbishops since the Middle Age. Featured by a Baroque style, it has remarkable dimensions: it counts about 180 rooms and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


16 Residenzplatz
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Rank: 17 About 25

The Residenzplatz is a refined wide square in the heart of the historic centre (‘Alstadt’) of Salzburg and it represents one of its main attractions, a focal point of interest and of absolutely tourism relevance. It is the square...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


17 St. Peter Church
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Rank: 18 About 25

In the fantastic architectural harmony of Salzburg, the numerous gothic churches play an important role. St. Peter Church, nice outside, is definitively not the most beautiful: inside it is nothing sensational, not very big and slightly dark in...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


18 Untersberg
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Rank: 19 About 25

For trekking lovers, a holiday between Austria and Germany is a real source of inspiration. Mount Untersberg stands out against Salzburg. It is fascinating though not that difficult to climb (still not easy). If you are around Salzburg and have...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Dr. Ödlweg 2, 5083 Gartenau (Salzburg)
Type: Nature and sport


19 Bike Tours
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Rank: 20 About 25

Ride a bike is doubtless a relaxing activity, especially if you are surrounded by Majestic architectural building alternated with unforgettable natural panoramas. You can try this experience in the pretty and...

Reviewed by: Maria's Bicycle Tour
Address:
Type: Tours


Bars
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Rank: 21 About 25

The nightlife in Salzburg is very vibrant. Tourists can enjoy various bars in Salzburg ranging from chic and expensive to traditional and economical. The Bazillus Bar and Chez Roland are two of the popular...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Beaches


20 Mirabell Palace and Gardens
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Rank: 22 About 25

Mirabell Palace and Gardens was once a palace which at present houses government houses. The garden of the palace is the location where the von Trapp children sang “Do-Re-Mi” song in the film Sound of Music. The...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Mirabellplatz 4 Salzburg, Austria
Type: Parks and gardens


21 Salzburg Card
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Rank: 23 About 25

The duration of the Salzburg card tour is of 24 hours, 48 hours or for 72 hours of tours. Through such card tours, one can get to see the sights of the city and also get a choice to choose from either of the duration cards. The card enables...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Mozartplatz 5, 5020 Salzburg
Type: Tours


22 Petersfriedhof
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Rank: 24 About 25

Petersfriedhof is a picturesque cemetery which dates back to the 17th century period and offers a secluded spot to escape from the bustle of the city. This cemetery is considered as one of the twelve cemeteries in Salzburg. Moreover,...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg
Type: Other attractions


23 Panorama Tours Original Sound of Music Tour
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Rank: 25 About 25

The tours include the 1960s movie "Sound of Music" that was filmed in Salzburg places and the Mirabell gardens. The town draws lot of visitors who wish to visit the filming locations. The Tour of the movie locations are a must...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Tours

Attractions close to Salzburg


Schloss Rosenberg Gallery - 35 mi
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Schloss Rosenberg Gallery has rotating exhibition from both regional as well as international artists. art lovers who visit the gallery can get to see immense variety of works of artists which are great to see. There is also a year round...

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Address: Brücker Bundesstrasse 2
Distance: 56.4
City: Zell am See

Type: Museums + Share


Camping Zell Am See - 36.2 mi
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There are numerous camping centers and sites for the tourists at Zell Am See. Such sites offer 160 familiar pitches and ensure that the tourists get the best holiday package. Through such camping sites, one can know the unexplored...

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Address:
Distance: 58.2
City: Zell am See

Type: Nature and sport + Share

Neighbouring places: Salzburg


St. Wolfgang - 19.8 mi

St. Wolfgang, a holiday town in the Salzkammergut region, is situated in the upper part of Austria. Located on the northern part of Wolfgangsee, the small village of St....

Distance: 31.8
City: St. Wolfgang

Saalbach - 33.9 mi

Saalbach, popularly known as Saalbach-Hinterglemm, is a municipality situated in the district of Zell Am See. Located in the state of Salzburg in Austria, ...

Distance: 54.5
City: Saalbach

Radstadt - 34.7 mi

Radstadt is a small medieval town situated 70 km south of Salzburg in Austria. It is located at an altitude of 850 m and is inhabited by approximately...

Distance: 55.9
City: Radstadt

Zell am See - 34.9 mi

Zell Am See, a winter ski resort, is located in the state of Salzburg, Austria. The city, which is the administrative centre of the district of Zell Am See, is one of the Austria’s most...

Distance: 56.2
City: Zell am See

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