A trip to Salzburg

A trip down memory lane! Salzburg. Salzburg, Salt Castleis the fourth largest city in Austria. It is a two-hour journey from the city of Munich. Salzburg is one of the best preserved cities centres north of Alps. The city lies on the banks of the river, Salzach and is noted for two main things, the magnificent Alps and the birth of Mozart. The city was the setting for parts of the American musical and film, The Sound of Music.

Salzach River

Mirabell Palace, a historical building was built in the Baroque style, with Italian and French models, by Archbishop Wolf Dietrich Raitenau in 1606. In its geometrically-arranged gardens are mythology-themed statues dating from 1730 and four groups of sculpture (Eneas, Hercules, Paris and Pluton) by the Italian sculptor Ottavio Mosto, from 1690. It is noted for its boxwood layouts.

Mirabell Palace

The Salzburg Cathedral (German: Salzburger Dom) is a 17th century baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg in the city of Salzburg, dedicated to Saint Rupert of Salzburg.It is the site of Mozart’s baptism. And the composer Anton Diabelli sang in the Salzburg Cathedral boys’ choir in the late 1700s.
North view of the Salzburg Cathedral

Our visit to Salzburg was a guided tour. In the picture posted below, you find the guide with a blue umbrella explaining about the name plates put up on the street to the students.

On one of the streets

Take a tour of BMW Museum

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