The beautiful city of Salzburg is an Austrian city on the border of Germany. Salzburg is blessed with amazing views of the Eastern Alps. It is also the 4th largest city in Austria.
The charming city is divided by the Salzach River, and it is known for its medieval and baroque buildings.
Salzburg's Altstadt (Old City) is on its left bank, facing the 19th-century Neustadt (New City) on its right.
Its "Old City" is one of the best preserved city centers in the German speaking world and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.
The Altstadt birthplace of famed composer Mozart is preserved as a museum displaying his childhood instruments.
Salzburg is also the city where the famous movie The Sound of Music was filmed, so if you have watched the movie you can see how beautiful the city is.
Once in Salzburg make sure you stop by Schloss Hellbrunn, which was once the summer palace of the Archbishops of Salzburg, and Getreidegasse, a long and narrow street running parallel to the river in the centre of town.
As well as Mozarts Geburtshaus, the Mozart family lived in this house in the heart of Salzburg from 1747-1773, where Mozart himself was born on 27 January 1756.
Some of the top hotels in Salzburg include Hotel Goldener Hirsch, Hotel Schloss Mönchstein, Best Western Hotel Elefant, Romantik & SPA Hotel Gmachl, and Hotel Sacher Salzburg.
When in Salzburg you must try their famous dessert, the Salzburg Nockerl, a delicious and sweet soufflé. Legend has it that the famous Salzburg prince archbishop of Raitenau loved his mistress Salome mainly because of her exquisite Salzburger Nockerl.
Salzburg Austria is simply a magical city, that will take you back in time and make you live in the past for a unique experience.