33 Sights in Salzburg, Austria (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Salzburg, Austria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 33 sights are available in Salzburg, Austria.

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1. Salzburg Cathedral

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Salzburg Cathedral is the seventeenth-century Baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg in the city of Salzburg, Austria, dedicated to Saint Rupert and Saint Vergilius. Saint Rupert founded the church in 774 on the remnants of a Roman town, and the cathedral was rebuilt in 1181 after a fire. In the seventeenth century, the cathedral was completely rebuilt in the Baroque style under Prince-Bishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau to its present appearance. Salzburg Cathedral still contains the baptismal font in which composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was baptized.

Wikipedia: Salzburg Cathedral (EN), Website

2. Schloss Hellbrunn

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Schloss Hellbrunn Nicholas Even (own work) / CC BY 2.5

Hellbrunn Palace is an early Baroque villa of palatial size, near Morzg, a southern district of the city of Salzburg, Austria. It was built in 1613–19 by Markus Sittikus von Hohenems, Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg, and named for the "clear spring" that supplied it. Hellbrunn was only meant for use as a day residence in summer, as the Archbishop usually returned to Salzburg in the evening; therefore, there is no bedroom in Hellbrunn.

Wikipedia: Hellbrunn Palace (EN), Website

3. Schloss Leopoldskron

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Schloss Leopoldskron is a rococo palace and a national historic monument in Leopoldskron-Moos, a southern district of the city of Salzburg, Austria. The palace, and its surrounding seven hectare park, is located on the lake Leopoldskroner Weiher. The palace has been home to Salzburg Global Seminar since 1947. In 2014, the palace and the neighboring Meierhof building were opened as a privately owned hotel, Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron.

Wikipedia: Schloss Leopoldskron (EN)

4. Hohensalzburg Fortress

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Hohensalzburg Fortress is a large medieval fortress in the city of Salzburg, Austria. It sits atop the Festungsberg mountain at an altitude of 506 m. It was erected at the behest of the prince-archbishops of Salzburg. The fortress is 250 m (820 ft) long and 150 m (490 ft) wide making it one of the largest medieval castles in Europe.

Wikipedia: Hohensalzburg Fortress (EN)

5. Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Salzburg

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The Salzburg Synagogue is a Jewish prayer house in the state capital of Salzburg in Austria and has existed since 1901. After the Second World War, it was initially adapted by the returned Salzburg faith and inmates of Jewish DP camp in the state of Salzburg and in the years 1967/1968 Financial funds are completely repaired again. In the course of the repair work, the building was expanded by a women's entrance. A ritual bath (Mikwe) was built on the east side. The latter is the only ritual bathroom of a Jewish community in Austria outside of Vienna. The administrative space of the cultural community is also housed in the east wing of the synagogue. The synagogue also follows the Orthodox rite today, which provides for a separation of the sexes in the prayers. Today, the Israeli cultural community of Salzburg has around 100 members, and since President Elie Rosen took office in January 2023, prayers take place regularly in the synagogue in Lasserstrasse on Friday evenings and Saturday morning.

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Salzburg) (DE)

6. Michaelskirche

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The Roman Catholic St. Michael's Church, a subsidiary church in honour of the Archangel Michael, belongs to St. Peter's Abbey and is the oldest church in the city of Salzburg that still exists today. It is located between the Waagplatz and the Residenzplatz in Salzburg's old town.Before the middle of the 17th century, the long transept building on the east side of the church was a so-called Schranne, a common sales outlet, here the baker for bread. The Trakl family later lived on the first floor, Georg Trakl spent his childhood and youth here, while his father Tobias Trakl ran a hardware store on the ground floor. Since 1925, the property at Waagplatz 3 has been used as a café.

Wikipedia: Michaelskirche (Salzburg) (DE)

7. Stiftskirche Sankt Peter

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The Collegiate Church of St. Peter is the abbey church of the Benedictine Archabbey of St. Peter in the middle of the St. Peter district directly at the foot of the Mönchsberg in the city of Salzburg. The church was consecrated to St. Peter the Apostle. The entire complex of St. Peter's Abbey is a listed building (list entry). After a year of extensive renovation work, the collegiate church was reopened on 22 Sept. 2019 with the consecration of a new altar by the Archbishop of Salzburg and the Archabbot of St. Peter.

Wikipedia: Stiftskirche St. Peter (Salzburg) (DE), Website

8. Kajetanerkirche

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Kajetanerkirche Manfred Werner - Tsui / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Roman Catholic Kajetanerkirche is located on Kajetanerplatz, which is located in the Kaiviertel, in the south of Salzburg's old town. It is named after St. Maximilian and St. Cajetan, and the patron saint is celebrated on St. Maximilian's Day, October 12. It was built by Archbishop Max Gandolf Kuenburg and consecrated by Johann Ernst Graf Thun on 31 October 1700 as a monastery church of the Theatine monastery, who had operated a Theatine monastery there from 1685 to 1808.

Wikipedia: Kajetanerkirche (DE)

9. Salzburg State Theatre

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The Salzburg State Theatre is a theatre situated in Salzburg, Austria, a venue for opera, theatre, and dance, contemporary and older works, with resident companies of actors, singers and dancers. The theatre presents approximately 400 performances each season, from September to June. The main theatre building is located next to the Mirabell Gardens and seats an audience of 707. The staff consists of 340 people originating from 35 different countries.

Wikipedia: Salzburger Landestheater (EN), Website

10. Mirabellgarten

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The Mirabell Gardens are the gardens of Mirabell Palace in the city of Salzburg in Austria, in the Right Old Town. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the city. It includes the large garden parterre with the adjacent lime grove to the south the Small Garden Parterre with the Boskett to the south the theatre garden (hedge theatre) the dwarf garden the Bastion Garden (Water Bastion) the Orangery and the Rose Garden

Wikipedia: Mirabellgarten (DE)

11. Entrische Kirche

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The Entrische Kirche is a show cave near Klammstein in the Gastein Valley. It is one of the most important caves on the edge of the Hohe Tauern and the largest natural cave in the Salzburg Central Alps. It has large halls and wonderful stalactite and sinter formations. The cave is over 2500 meters long, the temperature is always around 6 degrees Celsius. The cave name "Entrische Kirche" was first mentioned in a document in 1428.

Wikipedia: Entrische Kirche (DE)

12. Pfarrkirche

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The Roman Catholic parish church of Wagrain is located on the church floor in the southeast of Wagrain Markt in the market town of Wagrain in the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the state of Salzburg. The parish church, which is subordinate to the patronage of Saint Rupert of Salzburg, belongs to the deanery of St. Johann im Pongau in the Archdiocese of Salzburg. The church is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Wagrain (DE)

13. Georgskirche

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The Roman Catholic parish church of Goldegg im Pongau is located in the municipality of Goldegg im Pongau in the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the state of Salzburg. The parish church, which is subordinate to the patronage of St. George, belongs to the Deanery of St. Johann im Pongau of the Archdiocese of Salzburg. The church is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Goldegg im Pongau (DE)

14. Markuskirche

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Markuskirche Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

St. Mark's Church is located in Gstättengasse on Ursulinenplatz in Salzburg's Old Town. The patron saint is on St. Mark's Day. Since it was the convent church of the Ursulines until 1957, it is also popularly called the Ursuline Church. The Roman Catholic baroque church was made available to the Ukrainian Greek Catholic community in 1999.

Wikipedia: Markuskirche (Salzburg) (DE)

15. Sankt Andrä Kirche

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Sankt Andrä Kirche Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

The Roman Catholic St. Andrew's Church is a large parish church in Salzburg's so-called Neustadt and belongs to the city deanery. It is dedicated to the Apostle Andrew, and the feast of the patron saint is celebrated on 30 November (St. Andrew's Day). The original church of the parish, which had existed since 1811, stood at Linzer Gasse 1.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Salzburg-St. Andrä (DE), Website

16. Missionshaus St.Rupert

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The St. Rupert Mission House in the municipality of Bischofshofen in the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the province of Salzburg was founded by St. Arnold Janssen, founder of the Steyl Missionaries, and is used as a private missionary high school St. Rupert. The building is located in the district of Kreuzberg above Bischofshofen.

Wikipedia: Missionshaus St. Rupert (DE), Website

17. Eishöhle

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Eishöhle Robert Schichtl (= user Funtensee) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hagen Mountains are a subrange of the Berchtesgaden Alps. They lie mainly in the Austrian state of Salzburg, the western quarter is in the Bavarian county of Berchtesgadener Land. The steep western flanks of the Hagen lie in Bavaria and drop 1,700 metres (5,580 ft) in height to the basin of the Berchtesgadener Königssee.

Wikipedia: Hagen Mountains (EN)

18. Pfarrkirche St. Martin

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The parish church of St. Martin is a Roman Catholic church in the parish of St. Martin am Tennengebirge in the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the state of Salzburg, the patron saint's feast is celebrated on 11 November. It belongs to the deanery of Altenmarkt in the Archdiocese of Salzburg.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche St. Martin am Tennengebirge (DE)

19. Wagrain Castle

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Wagrain Castle is the ruin of a high castle at 840 m above sea level. A. on the castle hill of the municipality of Wagrain in the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the state of Salzburg. The castle protected the transition via the Wagrainer Höhe from the Salzachtal to the Ennstal.

Wikipedia: Burg Wagrain (DE)

20. Festungsberg

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Festungsberg is a mountain in the city of Salzburg in Austria, which rises to an elevation of 542 metres (1,778 ft). It is the site of the Hohensalzburg Fortress, which towers over Salzburg's historic city centre to the north, and forms part of the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Festungsberg (EN)

21. Mozart Denkmal

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Mozartplatz, formerly known as Michaelsplatz, is a square in the historic centre of Salzburg in Austria. In the centre of the square is a statue in memory of the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who was born in the city and after whom the square is now named.

Wikipedia: Mozartplatz (EN)

22. Residenzbrunnen

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Residenzplatz is a large, stately square in the historic centre (Altstadt) of Salzburg in Austria. Originally named Hauptplatz, it is now named after the Alte Residenz of the Prince-Archbishops of Salzburg. It is one of the city's most popular places to visit.

Wikipedia: Residenzplatz (EN)

23. Schloss Freisaal

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The Freiaal Castle is embedded in the grassland belt in the south of the state capital of Salzburg in Austria. The scientific faculty of the University of Salzburg is located in the immediate vicinity. The castle is located in the middle of a small pond.

Wikipedia: Schloss Freisaal (DE)

24. Schloss Neuhaus

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The Neuhaus Castle stands on the Kühberg in the Gnigl district of the city of Salzburg and used to be part of a fortification with the Gnigler Schanze, which ran over today's Neuhauserstraße to Kapuzinerberg and the city of Salzburg.

Wikipedia: Schloss Neuhaus (Salzburg) (DE)

25. Volkskunde Museum Monatsschlössl Hellbrunn

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The Monatsschlössl, also known as the Waldemsschlösschen, is a 17th-century hunting lodge located on the Hellbrunn Hill in the park of Hellbrunn Palace in the south of the Austrian city of Salzburg, which now houses a museum.

Wikipedia: Monatsschlössl (DE)

26. Kurgarten

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The spa garden in the city of Salzburg is a park -like garden in the Neustadt district (Andräviertel). He connects to the well -known Mirabellgarten north. The English landscape garden is also known for its exotic old trees.

Wikipedia: Kurgarten (Salzburg) (DE)

27. Sphaera

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The Sphaera is a work of art in the old town of Salzburg, consisting of a male figure standing on a huge golden ball on the Kapitelplatz, and the "Woman in the Rock", a female figure in a crevice in the Toscanini courtyard.

Wikipedia: Sphaera (Salzburg) (DE)

28. Liechtensteinklamm

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Liechtensteinklamm is a gorge with walls up to 300m high, located in the Austrian Alps 50 km south of Salzburg. It is around 4 km long and is named after Johann II of Liechtenstein who had the walkways installed in 1875.

Wikipedia: Liechtensteinklamm (EN), Website

29. Stiftsmühle St. Peter

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St. Peter's Abbey Bakery and Mill is an old bakery and water mill. It is located on the Almkanal in the Mühlenhof between Kapitelplatz and St. Peter's Cemetery in the old town of Salzburg. It belongs to St. Peter's Abbey.

Wikipedia: Stiftsmühle St. Peter (DE), Website

30. Maria Theresien Schlössl

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The Maria-Theresien-Schlössl is located in Salzburg's Morzg and Hellbrunn districts. The name of the building refers to the mother of the builder, Josef Ritter von Lommer (1864–1902), whose name was Maria Theresa.

Wikipedia: Maria-Theresien-Schlössl (Salzburg) (DE)

31. St. Elisabethkirche

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Elisabeth-Vorstadt is a district of the statutory city of Salzburg, Austria. It is located between the Salzach River and Salzburg's main train station and is partly urban, partly characterized by residential villas.

Wikipedia: Elisabeth-Vorstadt (DE)

32. Schloss Frohnburg

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The Frohnburg is located on Hellbrunner Allee No. 53 in Salzburg in the Hellbrunn landscape garden. It was also called Grafenauerhof or Kuenburg Castle in history and is a typical Salzburg country castle.

Wikipedia: Schloss Fronburg (DE)

33. St. Erhardkirche

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The Roman Catholic Erhardkirche, actually parish church of St. Erhard or parish church of St. Erhard, also parish church of St. Erhard Salzburg-Nonntal, is a church building in the Nonntal district there.

Wikipedia: Erhardkirche (Salzburg) (DE)

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