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Churches

Cathedral of Salzburg

Cathedral of Salzburg, Austria

The cathedral of Salzburg (Dom zu Salzburg) was built in 17th century. In the background one can see the funicular up to Hohensalzburg Fortress. Interesting detail: By visiting the Dommuseum which is integrated into the cathedral I had the chance to see the nave from above. More…

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Urban Walks

Inner yard in Salzburg

Inner yard in Salzburg, Austria

One of the numerous inner yards called ‘Durchhäuser‘ in the old part of Salzburg. More…

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Animals

Struggling oryxes in Salzburg

Oryxes in Salzburg, Austria

While walking through the zoo of Salzburg I came across this pair of struggling oryxes. I just love the symmetry on their horns in this special situation. The zoo is placed next to the a big rock so on can see some animals in a rugged setting. More…

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Rooftops

Roof landscape in Salzburg

View from the Stein Terasse

Photo of the roof landscape of Salzburg’s old part taken from a café on top of the hotel Stein. More…

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Museums

Museum der Moderne in Salzburg

Museum of contemporary art in Salzburg, Austria

While walking through Salzburg I took this photo of the Museum of Contemporary Art (Museum der Moderne) located high over the city on top of the Mönchsberg. The castle like building next to the museum is a water tower. 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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Murals

Mural depicting Linzertor in Salzburg

Mural portraying the Linzertor in Salzburg, Austria

A historical mural seen in the Linzergasse shows position and appearance of a gate called Linzertor. This gate was built in 1616 and demolished in 1894. 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…