What to see when in Salzburg

The Austrian city of Salzburg is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions with its incredibly picturesque scenic vista and outstanding specimens of Baroque and Romanesque architecture. There are lots of interesting places in the small city and here is a brief idea about some of them.

Firstly, you have the majestic Salzburg castle. The large medieval fortress is one of the best preserved constructions in Europe and looks every bit from the pages of a wonderful fairytale. Then, you have the Salzburg Dom, one of the earliest cathedrals. St. Peters Abbey is the oldest monastery in Austria which offers plenty of fascinating insights on the city.

Salzburg is the birthplace of the world famous musician Mozart. Thus, no trip to the city is complete without a visit to Mozart Square, his birthplace and residence which has been transformed into a wonderful museum today. The Residenplatz fountain, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz and the Kauzinberg hill are other attractions here.