Salzburger Altstadt, Salzburg

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Surrounded by Monchsberg fortress and with the Salzach River winding its way through this World Heritage Site, Salzburger Altstadt represents an architectural mix of buildings. The river splits the town into two halves connected by a series of bridges. The left bank of the Salzach, where Roman buildings once stood, is older. Most of the core is pedestrian-only, so enjoy a stroll through the historic town's many narrow streets. The city wears its history on its streets, with buildings from the Middle Ages, Romanesque, Baroque, and Renaissance periods. Visit the fountain in Residence Square, the city's most famous square, and Mozart Square, a hometown tribute to the classical music legend. By using our Salzburg online road trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Salzburger Altstadt and other attractions in Salzburg.
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  • The Old Town of Salzburg is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a good reason. Here, unique Baroque-style buildings are mixed with narrow medieval alleys, bustling market squares, all framed by the... 
    The Old Town of Salzburg is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a good reason. Here, unique Baroque-style buildings are mixed with narrow medieval alleys, bustling market squares, all framed by the...  more »
  • The vast majority of European Old Towns could take a lesson from Salzburg's. It is impeccably clean, beautiful, well maintained, by quality eating and shopping establishments and safe. We had an... 
    The vast majority of European Old Towns could take a lesson from Salzburg's. It is impeccably clean, beautiful, well maintained, by quality eating and shopping establishments and safe. We had an...  more »

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