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Historical Places in Salzburg

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    Perched atop a hill overlooking Salzburg, Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg) bears witness to more than 900 years of Austrian history,
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    The site of religious worship for centuries, Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) still contains the same baptismal font in which Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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    Schloss Hellbrunn , Salzburg
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    Built as a summer day residence for Markus Sittikus (who was both a prince and an archbishop), Schloss Hellbrunn is famous for its trick foun
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    Mozarts Geburtshaus , Salzburg
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    Learn about the details of Mozart's childhood and his relationship with his family at Mozarts Geburtshaus. Exhibited instruments, documents,
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    See Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), where the famous composer and his family lived from 1773 to 1787--and where Mozart wrote his numerous
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    There’s no better area to stay in the city where Mozart was born than the historical city center, a World Heritage Site. Salzburg's hub offers comfortable accommodations nestled between a rich array of sights. The Salzach River cuts directly through town, dividing the city into east and west. Look for accommodations in the Altstadt, tucked in between the river and the city’s mountain, Monchsberg. For budget-minded travelers, try a centrally located youth hostel or small hotel. If price isn’t an issue, splurge on Austrian luxury in an upscale hotel.
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