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Why go to Salzburg, Austria

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 30th of April, 2009
Salzburg is a really nice city, historically and because of the sights. First thing probably everybody knows, it's the birthplace of Mozart, the famous composer. Because of that fact it's also the place where you can find the sweets 'Mozart Kugeln'. The things you should look at are the castle Salzburg on top of the city. Another attraction are also the many Coffe houses, restaurants where many Austrian go to, just for drinking a cup of coffe and enjoy the view, for example on the river Salzach, which runs directly through the town.
At least there are many things you can do, also shopping, but you should visit the city by yourself and see it!
 

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Construction of the city’s fortress, Festung Hohensalzburg, began sometimes in 1077; expansion work continued even in the following centuries. One, two incidents that occurred in the 14th century changed the fate of the city…first the city was hit by a deadly plague that took many lives and then in the later half of the century, the city seceded from Bavaria and became the seat of the archbishopric of Salzburg, a prince-bishopric within the Holy Roman Empire.History Of Salzburg – 14th Century To 18th Century The following centuries in the history of Salzburg were very eventful. The Jews were expelled from the city towards... Read more »

 
 
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