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Salzburger Altstadt, Salzburg

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Surrounded by Monchsberg fortress and with the Salzach River winding its way through this World Heritage Site, Salzburger Altstadt represents an architectural mix of buildings. The river splits the town into two halves connected by a series of bridges. The left bank of the Salzach, where Roman buildings once stood, is older. Most of the core is pedestrian-only, so enjoy a stroll through the historic town's many narrow streets. The city wears its history on its streets, with buildings from the Middle Ages, Romanesque, Baroque, and Renaissance periods. Visit the fountain in Residence Square, the city's most famous square, and Mozart Square, a hometown tribute to the classical music legend. By using our Salzburg online road trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Salzburger Altstadt and other attractions in Salzburg.
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  • It's like stepping into a movie set, especially during Christmas time. We spent two days in the old town and visited the Christmas market, the fortress and Mozart's birthplace. It's really walking... 
    It's like stepping into a movie set, especially during Christmas time. We spent two days in the old town and visited the Christmas market, the fortress and Mozart's birthplace. It's really walking...  more »
  • We spent over four hours walking around the Aldestadt old town using the Rick Steve’s Vienna guidebook which has a very good self guided walk of Salzburg also taking in some ‘off the beaten track... 
    We spent over four hours walking around the Aldestadt old town using the Rick Steve’s Vienna guidebook which has a very good self guided walk of Salzburg also taking in some ‘off the beaten track...  more »

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