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A visit to our Top 10 provides an ideal overview of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed city... Hohensalzburg Fortress Mozart's Birthplace Mirabell Palace and Gardens Getreidegasse Hellbrunn Palace & Trick Fountains Museum of Natural History Museum of Modern Art DomQuartier Salzburg Salzburg Museum | Neue Residenz Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn
Untersberg Rising above Salzburg and straddling the German border is the rugged 1853m peak of Untersberg. Spectacular views of the city, the Rositten Valley and the… Erzabtei St Peter A Frankish missionary named Rupert founded this abbey-church and monastery in around 700, making it the oldest in the German-speaking world. Though a…
These places are best for sights & landmarks in Salzburg: Salzburger Altstadt; Fortress Hohensalzburg; Mirabell Palace and Gardens; Schloss Hellbrunn; Salzburg Cathedral; See more sights & landmarks in Salzburg on Tripadvisor
Salzburg was originally the site of a Celtic settlement and later of the Roman town of Juvavum. About 700 ce the Benedictine Abbey of St. Peter and the Nonnberg Nunnery were founded there by St. Rupert. Salzburg was made a bishopric by St. Boniface in 739 and was raised to an archbishopric in 798.
- The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica