"Go play Chess" Salzburg Local Custom Tip by martystagram

Salzburg Local Customs: 84 reviews and 121 photos

  Today the Chess board, tomorrow the world!
by martystagram

This is probably not really a local custom, however like many places in Austria a life size Chess board with pieces is likely to be in the city somewhere!
In Salzburg it's behind the Cathredral. There are a couple people who seem to run the Chess games (I say 'run' in a very relaxed sense of the word). Basically turn up, sit down and watch if you want or get involved. It's a great way to while away some spare time.

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  • Written May 2, 2003
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