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If you have plenty of time, as well as doing the walking tours of Salzburg, you could take a sightseeing cruise on one of these small boats.
Directions: If you go to the bridge - Makartsteg, you will see the landing stage.
This small market was behind the street running parallel with the Dom.
This particular stall sold many many types of cheeses.
Other stalls included specialty breads, plants and flowers, toys, souveniers etc.
Directions: near the Cathedral.
Mozart family house
The Mozart family lived here from 1747 - 1773 and their son Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born there in 1756. The family lived on the third floor of the house. Today the house is a Museum opening hours 9am - 6pm - July and August, 9am. - 7pm.
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Address: 9 Getreidegasse. Salzburg
The Cathedral is dedicated to St Rupert and St Virgil. There are three dates on the entrance grilles:-
774 - The Abbot and Bishop Virgil, who came from Ireland, consecrated the first Cathedral.
1628 - The old minster was demolished after a fire. Archbishop Markus Sittikus began the building of this cathedral, Archbishop Paris Lodron consecrated it on September 25th 1628.
1950 - An aerial bomb destroyed the Cathedral dome on October 16th l944. Archbishop Andreas Rohracher directed rebuilding during the difficult post-war period. The Cathedral could be reopened for Roman Cathelic services on May 1st 1959.
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Directions: In the heart of the Old City - you can see the steeples from all over Salzburg
Beautiful flower beds
For those of you who have seen the film The Sound of Musicthese gardens need no introduction. For the rest of you, this is a must on your list of places to visit whilst in Salzburg. The gardens are so well looked after, colourful, lots of sculptures, splendid view of the Hohensalzburg Castle, and a pleasant place to just sit and rest for a while after walking round the city.
For garden lovers, you must surely admire the hard work that has gone into making these gardens so beautiful for us to admire.
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