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The Sound of Music cow

The Sound of Music cow

A cow painted with scenes of the movie “The Sound of Music”. This piece stands next to a booth in Salzburg where people buy tickets for bus tours to the sets of this famous American movie.

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Fountains Sound of Music

Horse pond in Salzburg

Horse pond next to the Sigmund's Gate in Salzburg, Austria

This horse pond (Pferdeschwemme) is placed next to the Sigmund’s Gate (Sigmundstor). The pond, generally known as Marstallschwemme, was designed and built in 1693 by Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. In 20th century it became famous as one of the sets of the movie ‘Sound of Music’. More…

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Cemeteries Sound of Music

St. Peter’s Cemetery in Salzburg

St. Peter's Cemetery in Salzburg, Austria

The cemetery of St. Peter (Petersfriedhof) is not only one of the oldest cemeteries of Salzburg but was also a set in the American movie ‘Sound of Music’. The small windows along the rock are part of the so called catacombs. More…

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Castles Sound of Music

View of Salzburg from Mönchsberg

View of Salzburg from Mönchsberg, Austria

In front of the Museum der Moderne (Museum of Contemporary Art) there is a small path where I had a great view of the old part of Salzburg and Hohensalzburg Fortress. By the way Maria walked along this path during the song ‘Do Re Mi Fa So La’. More..

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Gardens Palaces Sound of Music

Mirabell Palace in Salzburg

Mirabell Palace in Salzburg, AustriaMirabell Palace (Schloss Mirabell) on the left side is especially known for its marble hall as wedding location. By the way Mirabell Gardens was also a set in the movie “Sound of Music”. More…