Famous streets & places
Getreidegasse is probably one of the world’s best known shopping streets and you also find Mozart’s birthplace on this street. Other places of interest are the Cathedral Square with Immaculate Column (Mariensäule), Kapitelplatz (Chapter Square), Residence Square with Residence Fountain, Mozart Square with Mozart Statue, or the Old Market with Floriani Fountain.
Famous sacred buildings
- Salzburg Cathedral
- Saint Peter’s Abbey, the oldest monastery in the German-speaking region
- Nonnberg, the world’s oldest convent
- and buildings by the famous architect J.B. Fischer von Erlach such as Kollegienkirche, Dreifaltigkeitskirche, Markuskirche or Johannsspitalkirche.
Must-see: Salzburg’s castles and palaces
Schloss Aigen, Schloss Leopoldskron or Schloss Hellbrunn with big park and trick fountains, Hellbrunn Alley - the oldest still existing alley of the world. Schloss Mirabell with its Mirabell Park and the Marble Hall – one of the most beautiful places to get married. Mirabell Palace is a listed cultural heritage monument and part of the Salzburg UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Explore the city of Salzburg from above
The landmark of Salzburg: Hohensalzburg Fortress overlooking the Old Town.
Museum to zoo – there’s a lot to see in Salzburg
Famous Salzburg museums are: Folklore Museum, Toy Museum, Fortress and Panorama Museum, House of Nature, Cathedral Museum Mozart’s Birthplace, Hangar 7 and Stiegl Brewery.
Salzburg Zoo, part of Hellbrunn Park, is home to more than 1,500 animals.
Tip: Salzburg Card includes many sights for free