More Sights you should not Miss

Have a look at Salzburg: Plenty of things to see.

The following sights include many of Salzburg's great attractions and should not be missed on a walk through the Altstadt. We did not include them in our list of the city's top-10 sights, but all of them are part of the unique ensemble of Salzburg. Note also our section on Salzburg vacations, which has articles that come with suggested itineraries for stays from a day to more than a week. In addition, it also has articles on Salzburg in different seasons, arranged by individual months.

Dreifaltigkeitskirche - Trinity Church

Fischer von Erlach built many churches in his life - here you can see his first one, in all its Baroque glory. ::more

Augustiner Bräustübl Mülln

Have the famous Augustiner brewery beer in one of the best Augustiner Keller of Austria - and a great beer garden! ::more

Franziskaner Church

There′s no Franziskaner Beer in Salzburg, but a respective abbey and church in the heart of the city. ::more

Kapuzinerberg & Capuchin Abbey

The Kapuziner Abbey in a plain building that offers some of the Mozartstadt′s  most spectacular views and pleasant walks. ::more

Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church)

The University of Salzburg′s church and Fischer von Erlach′s best work - Baroque at its best! ::more

Salzburg Old Town (Altstadt)

This article gives an overview on the Old Town or Altstadt of Salzburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ::more

Linzergasse Lane Area

The "little sister" of the Getreidegasse is among the busiest shopping lanes of the city, if not Austria. ::more

Salzburg Museum

A modern museum dedicated to history and culture of Salzburg, both city and province. ::more

Residenz Neugebäude & Glockenspiel

The Prince Archbishop′s splendid guesthouse and library is famous for its Flemish Glockenspiel bells. ::more

Schloss Leopoldskron

A Rococo palace that famously featured in "The Sound of Music". ::more

Festspielhäuser - Festival halls

The festival halls are the main stages for the Salzburg Festival - check out where the rich and beautiful spend their summers! ::more

Erhardkirche Church

The Baroque parish church of the Nonntal district is somewhat neglected by most visitors; but don′t make the mistake to miss it! ::more

Mönchsberg Fortifications

The fortress is the most outstanding fortification in Central Europe - but only one part of the city′s mighty walls. Find more of them whilst rambling on a scenic hill. ::more

Kapuzinerberg Fortifications

On the Capuchin Mountain you will find rewarding views, Baroque fortifications and natural beauty only minutes from the busy streets of the Altstadt. ::more

St. Markus Kirche

St. Marcus is the church of a nunnery that formally occupied the site; it′s another grand church by Fischer von Erlach. ::more

Stift Nonnberg Nunnery

Don′t miss the first nunnery North of the Alps, founded in the 8th century - just don′t call it Nonnberg Abbey! ::more

Zoo Hellbrunn

The former gardens of the Prince Archbishop, the World′s oldest zoo, a modern institution - and great fun! ::more

Mülln Parish Church

The Parish Church of Mülln was collectively built by local abbeys. Stop by on your way for the Augustiner beer next doors. ::more

Alter Markt Square & its attractions

The "Alter Markt" has a bunch of notable houses - including the smallest of Salzburg, easily missed. ::more

Kleßheim Castle

A Baroque castle, today Klessheim hosts a casino. Feel seriously posh whilst gambling in this unique setting! ::more

Kajetaner (Cajetan Church)

The Kajetaner Church looks more like a palace in very central location; a great starting point to enter the Nonnberg area! ::more

Pferdeschwemmen Horse Wells

Originally built to give water to the patrician′s and Prince Archbishop′s horses, the horse wells now serve as pleasant spots to chill and enjoy their Baroque splendour. ::more

Johanniskirchlein Church at Imberg Mountain

A little church somewhat forgotten, that Mozart and his sister Nannerl used to go to. ::more

Salzburg Palaces

A short overview on the 10-odd main palace buildings in Salzburg that no responsible visitor should miss. ::more

Marionette Theatre

The theatre of marionettes in Salzburg is famous for its opera productions. They do Mozart particularly well. ::more

Salzburg River

The Salzach is the river that runs through the city - it is an attraction by its own right. ::more

Kapitelschwemme Fountain

A Baroque fountain that served as a horse well once. ::more

Kapitelplatz Square

One of three major squares around the cathedral, home to the fountain mentioned above. ::more

Residenzplatz Square

Splendid Baroque Square in the Altstadt (Old Town). ::more

More Major Sights in Salzburg


10 main sights of Salzburg

Directory of Salzburg Attractions
The ultimate sightseeing source on Austria
Salzburg Sights as suggested by Eurocheapo

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