You find this sundial in a yard of St Peter’s Archabbey (Erzabtei St. Peter) in Salzburg. While looking at this fresco, two questions arise: Who is the bearded man, and what do the keys mean? The answer lies in the history of the abbey.
This tile in the Steingasse reminded me of the fact that a lot of stove setters (Hafner) used to work in this street. Luise Spannring is a known name as well. She became famous for running a ceramic school and creating nativity scenes made of ceramic.
This fresco with a sundial is located on a wall of the Old Salzburg University. Its creator was Georg Jung (1899-1957). The depictions refer to the four faculties of that university in 1622.
While walking through Salzburg, I took this photo of the Museum der Moderne (Museum of Contemporary Art) high over the city on top of the Mönchsberg. The castle-like building next to the museum is a water tower.
This public clock, reflected in a simple window, is located on top of a walk way connecting the Franciscan monastery with the Franciscan church in Salzburg.
The Braumeisterstube is part of the Sternbräu Restaurant in Salzburg. This restaurant was first mentioned in 1542 and offers several old and modern rooms for having a glass of beer or a traditional meal.
Since 1422 tanners have been working at the address Lederergasse 5 in Salzburg. At the same address, there is still a shop run by the family Schliesselberger selling goods made of leather. During opening hours you can visit a fascinating detail of Salzburg: In a room on the 1st floor, there are some frescoes probably dating back to the mid of 16th century.
At the Panorama Museum of Salzburg, which offers a great view of the historic Salzburg, I visited an exhibition about the real Trapp Family. This family was featured in the musical movie ‘Sound of Music’. At the exhibition I learned about the life of the family and what kind of songs they had really sung.
This sundial is situated at the St George’s Chapel of Hohensalzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg). It shows the emblems of the Archbishopric of Salzburg and Archbishop Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg. The original sundial was created in the 16th century but today one can see a kind of reconstruction built in 2001.
Monument of Empress Elisabeth of Austria (‘Sisi’) seen near the railway station of Salzburg. The railway line between Vienna and Salzburg was named after her. More…
While passing the railway bridge of Salzburg on my way to and from Germany I often have this great view of the Hohensalzburg Fortress and the churches of the city.
The Mozartsteg is a footbridge named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It was built in 1903 as a toll bridge. The toll booth next to the bridge is still existing and serves as a small shop now.