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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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The 17th century was particularly significant in the history of Salzburg as the city went underwent all-round progress. The city’s magnificent landmarks –its Baroque churches and palaces – belong to this period. The 18th century saw the proclamation of the Edict of Expulsion when the Archbishop of Salzburg Leopold Anton Freiherr von Firmian signed the edict, directing the Protestants either to renounce their non-Catholic faiths or face expulsion. Over 20000 Salzburgers were evicted for professing/endorsing Protestant-beliefs. They were forced to sell their land, property and other belongings for little or no money and were... Read more »

 
 
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Ski vacation in Austria - Feb 19, 2008, by lindamura
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