Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg's
"Old Town" (Altstadt) has internationally renowned baroque architecture and one of the best-preserved
city centres north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Host to three
universities and a large population of students, Salzburg is noted for its attractive setting and scenic
Alpine backdrop. Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Mirabell Palace, Schloss Mirabell, is a historical building within the city of Salzburg. The palace with
its gardens is a listed cultural heritage monument and part of the Historic Centre of the City of
Salzburg UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The statue is guarding the entrance of the Mirabell Palace gardens in Salzburg.
Mirabell garden, Cathedral dome and the Hohensalzburg castle
A little bird is holding a nut in the mouth at Mirabell garden.
Charming unicorn stature at Mirabell garden
The garden is full of a lot of beautiful flowers.
(L) A tranquil park in the Mirabell garden (R) Mirabell garden and the Hohensalzburg castle
View of shoppers on Getreidegasse, which is one of the oldest streets in Salzburg.
(L) A Chinese restaurant in Salzburg (M) A cap of tea served
(R) A delicious big American cherry bought in Salzburg
(L) Horse and carriage in Zalzburg (R) Balkenhol-Mozartkugel
(L) Residenze Platz fountain (R) Horse and carriage on the bridge over Salzach River
(L) A horse pond, Salzburg (R) The entrance to the lower station of the Festungsbahn, Funicular railway
Funicular railway track
Funicular railway track:
The cable car does up on a sharp slope through a tunnel to the castle on the mountain, Festung Hohensalzburg.
Salzburg viewed from the Festung Hohensalzburg castle.
(L) A defensive castle with a gun (M) A passage through the castle
(R) A stairway over the courtyard at Festung Hohensalzburg
In old days, many people lived in the castle, Festung Hohensalzburg.
Lovers take a lock and place it on the bridge over Salzach River in Salzburg.
(L) At Salzburg, gas price is 1.344 euros ( 1.76 USD ) for diesel, and 1.384 euros ( 1.83 USD ) for super.
(R) Salzburg is a small city with a reputation as being a safe place due to low crime rates.
Side Trip to Schloss Hellbrunn
Side Trip to Hallstatt
Salzburg Railway Station
Salzburg Railway Station, Bahnhof: A rapid train, Railjet, is connecting with Wien and Munchen.
A seat reservation ticket from Salzburg to Wien
Funicular railway at Salzburg, Austria
An Express Train from Munchen to Wein, via Salzburg
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This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The photographs were taken in June 2013, the article was written in July 2013,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.