Mirabell Palace, Salzburg

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#1 of 448 in Parks in Austrian Alps
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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  • The garden is so beautiful and peaceful that is well worth the visit especially since it had stopped raining now The sound of music being shot here made it more of a must see spot.  more »
  • It is just a beautiful, romantic garden, were you can walk peacefully and take stunning photos. The "zwerg garden" is fun to see. I go back there whenever possible.  more »
  • Very well kept and decorated, well worth a visit to the place, where everything is perfectly conditioned
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  • What is a very buitifull place. You feel it is part of the heaven. The garden are very clean and the weather is very good. You can take a wonderful photos with your beloved. It is very near the city center. You can enjoy for an hour. The colorful flowers with the heart shape is wonderful. It is highly recommended for families and couples.
  • It is nice place to walk, especially in the spring to see all flowers. Not so big area. You can have ice cream there. Also there is play ground for children
  • One of the most beautiful places to visit in the city. Just walking through the gardens leaves you with peace of mind, making you more relaxed and optimistic. It really helps that the place is quiet, disconnected from the turmoil of the city. If you're a history buff or just really interested in how people lived in different times (like me!) then you'll love this place because Mirabell Palace is a historical and the palace with its gardens is a listed cultural heritage monument.
  • Beautiful palace and gardens. The gardens are really eye catching. If you are coming to Salzburg do not miss this amazing palace, garden and museums. It helps that most tourist buses use it as a pit stop. Would definitely return
  • This is one of the most beautiful places in the city. The gardens and statues are magnificent. So beautiful for photos or just to hang out for a while and take in the scenery. This is also where a couple of movies have been filmed so you might recognize the place from TV
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