Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the state of Salzburg. Salzburg’s old town (Altstadt) with the famous of Baroque architecture is one of the city centers that still retained its authenticity in the northern Alps and is listed as a World Cultural Site by UNESCO in 1997. The city is known for its highly distinctive natural Alp Mountains. Salzburg is also the birthplace of the famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid-20th century, the city became one of the settings in the film The Sound of Music which also featured many famous landmarks and unique in Austria. With three university, Salzburg became the capital of the State of Salzburg, and also be an area of dense population of students or students. Here is an interesting place in Salzburg. Salzburg’s name roughly means “Salt City”. This refers to the customs post ever in this city during the Middle Ages, in which salt transport through the city must pay a toll.
In the summer, the lake Traunsee in Salzburg was crowded. They spend time with fishing, boating, or just swim and walking-road. This area includes a tourist destination. Traunsee is one of the largest lakes in Austria.
In addition Traunsee lakes, places of interest visited the palace of Schloss Mirabell Salzburg is, the palace which was built in the 1600s. In the 1800s, the palace was on fire, but was soon rebuilt and even expanded. The palace has several parks. One of them decorated with fountains and statues of deities from around 15 Greek mythology, Pegasus statue apart, unicorn, and lion. The area around the fountain has become one of the set Sound of Music.
Salzburg is the birthplace of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The building where Mozart was born is called Hagenaeurhaus, taking the name of Johann Lorenz hagenaeur, the building owner. Salzburg’s old town area is made for car-free streets in this area are more like alleys. In front of the Cathedral there is an open area, Residenzplatz. On one side there is the palace residence of Salzburg Prince-Bishops, he used until the 1800′s. If you like historical places, visit Salzburg.
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