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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  • We decided to stay in the Alstadt(old city) of Salzburg and it was a great decision. The area is great for walking with so many historical medieval buildings cafes, restaurants, bars and shopping... 
    We decided to stay in the Alstadt(old city) of Salzburg and it was a great decision. The area is great for walking with so many historical medieval buildings cafes, restaurants, bars and shopping...  more »
  • Salzburger Alstadt is a beautiful european town, looking exactly as you would have expected it. The buildings are grand, the squares and plazas are expansive and then from these stream smaller... 
    Salzburger Alstadt is a beautiful european town, looking exactly as you would have expected it. The buildings are grand, the squares and plazas are expansive and then from these stream smaller...  more »

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