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 itsĀ 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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  • Beautifully situated with mountains castles, fairy lights and decorated trees. Food exquisite although quite pricey.  more »
  • a great place to walk around. a fortress to walk up to then continue walking towards the meuseum of modern art then continue all the way to Augustiner brewery then down to the salzach river  more »
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