The Fürstenallee is a lane in the city of Salzburg. Note that the German word "Allee" refers to an alley in the historical sense of the English word - a street flanked by trees. The Fürstenallee is a historic alley in which some of the trees are preserved. It can be founding the district Nonntal and is among the most exclusive residential areas of Salzburg.

The Fürstenallee is approximately 400 metres long. It was first built in the 17th century, primarily as a representative road for the Prince Archbishop. It was one of three alleys in the south of Salzburg, the other two being the Hellbrunnerallee and today′s Hofhaymer-Allee. The name "Fürstenallee" means "Prince′s Alley", the road originates and ends in the Nonntaler Hauptstraße.

Note that the area is generally quiet and residential, there are not major sightseeing attractions at the Fürstenallee itself. There is, however, the Hans-Donnenberg-Park and the Vereinigte Versorgungsanstalten, a home for the aged. A walk from the Fürstenallee area to the palace of Schloss Leopoldskron can be very rewarding.

Further Reading

Fürstenallee on SalzburgWiki (German, but with pictures)

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