Mirabell Palace, Salzburg

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Built as a token of Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich's love for his mistress, Mirabell Palace is perhaps best known as the backdrop of "The Sound of Music." The former palace was built in 1606 and now houses the offices of the mayor and municipal council. The boxwood gardens contain mythology-themed statues from 1730, as well as four groups of sculptures representing the four elements. If you're a fan of "The Sound of Music," don't miss the horse fountain, where the von Trapp children sang "Do-Re-Mi." A stroll through the gardens will jog many memories from the film. Before you head to Salzburg, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Salzburg visit app , to make sure you see all that Salzburg has to offer, including Mirabell Palace.
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  • It is a beautiful garden located in the middle of the city to stroll and visit it fast (15-20 min) decorated it with flowers depending on the season of the year.
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  • A park in the Centre and the River Salzach. You can see from the parking garage to the Castle and may dwell beautifully in the middle of the hustle and bustle and relax.
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  • Walking from the train station to the old town, tourists will, for sure, rest in the gardens that offer a kaleidoscope of colour. Nothing is more pleasing to the senses than the sight of flowers, mani...  more »
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  • Amazing place with lot of history and music. A must visit place. Band was playing truly authentic classic music. Historic place and the view is mesmerizing. We entered through front gate from Mozart house side and statues pointing their fingers towards sky welcomed us.
  • Beautiful. Beautiful and one more time beautiful. Roses all around and amazing smells of lime trees and roses. here you can have good time and sit down to enjoy yourself. Still there are a lot of people and for some it might be disturbing. But what can you do as you are in one of the tourist spots. When I was here in May there was some orchestra playing music in garden. Astonishing.
  • The water gardens are really clever - must have been mind blowing in the 17th century when they were built! Self-service presentation about the Palace and Bishop now in the Palace, occupied an hour quite effortlessly. I would say all worth a visit.
  • Its a cool garden with some good designs dating from the redesign in 1690, I believe. Some shady tree-lined walkways with benches made the heat tolerable. Enjoyable, and a cool fountain from the movie, but maybe not worth the walk all by itself.
  • Here are the locations ‘Do Re Mi’ had filmed! The park is well-preserved and still the same as the music video! MUST visit in a good weather, the weather of the first day was bad (thunderstorms and heavy rain), and it was not as beautiful as the second day with great and sunny weather!
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