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Salzburg, Austria

12 Apr

Salzburg [ˈzaltsbʊɐ̯k] Såizburg literally means “Salt Fortress” and is the fourth-largest city in Austria. It has a rich history and is the capital of the federal state of Salzburg.

Salzburg’s “Old Town” (Altstadt) is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city has three universities and a large population of students. Tourists also frequent the city to tour the city’s historic center and the scenic Alpine surroundings. Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for the musical play and film The Sound of Music.

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