Visit Salzburg

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The Salzburg State of Austria is a beautiful and picturesque region located in the German-speaking part of the Alps. The city's historic centre, made up of Baroque architecture, cobblestone streets, and stunning views of the nearby mountains, has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.

One must-visit location in Salzburg is Mirabell Palace and Gardens. Located near Mozart Square, this impressive structure was built for Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau and features a beautiful Italian Renaissance-style garden with elaborate sculptures throughout. Another popular tourist destination is Hohensalzburg Fortress which sits atop Festungsberg Mountain and provides spectacular views over the city skyline.

A fun historical fact about Salzburg is that it was the birthplace of famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1756. His family house can still be visited today and includes an interactive museum dedicated to his life and works.