Discover Salzburg

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Salzburg, Austria is a beautiful city located on the banks of the Salzach River. It is best known for its stunning scenery, rich culture and historical sites. Salzburg is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe with plenty of activities to enjoy.

When visiting Salzburg, make sure to explore the Baroque old town - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - where you can explore its winding streets, grand palaces and baroque churches. Also worth a visit is Hohensalzburg Castle - one of Europe's largest fortresses - which overlooks the city from its hilltop position.

If you're looking for something truly unique, check out Mozart's Birthplace in Getreidegasse; this museum dedicated to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart displays many instruments and artifacts used by him throughout his life.

An interesting fact about Salzburg is that it was an important trading center during the Roman Empire; salt (sal) was regularly traded here and that's how the city got its name - "Salt Fortress" or "Salt Castle".