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Salzburg (population 150,000 in 2006) is the fourth largest city in Austria, the capital of the federal state of Salzburg.
Old Town (Altstadt) in Salzburg, the famous baroque architecture in the world, has one of the best centers in the world kept germanica. Current Baroque town dating from the seventeenth century, when the archbishops Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Markus von Hohenems and Paris Sittikus Lodron ahitectura they are implementing the concept of Wolf Dietrich.
Outside the old, renovated sensitive today, the city of Salzburg offers a modern part. Provides administrative center in the quality of services for the entire region. Neither modern architecture has been neglected in Salzburg: the last decade many new buildings have appeared impressive and imposing, which helped strengthen the city's fame.
Many tourists visit Salzburg today have the opportunity to stay in hotels welcoming to eat in restaurants that offer the best food and finest wines, or will be able to buy what they want from the many shops. The old town is appropriate for this, being one of the most developed commercial areas, offering various shops, the best quality.
On 27 January 1756, in Salzburg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born in a house on Getreidegasse, at number nine. This house was known as the house master of dance (Tanzmeisterhaus), as there had born in 1711, a dance school for the nobility, the school that, in addition to dance classes, it offers courses and good-manners behavior in society. In this building were held sometimes even high society balls from Salzburg.
In 1920, the foundations of the city festival (Salzburger Festspiele), an important annual cultural event, whose tradition has survived until today. In the 1960s to build a space for these festivities (Festspielhaus).
In 1997 the city of Salzburg is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List
Salzburg | Salzburg (population 150,000 in 2006) is the fourth largest city in Austria, the capital of the federal state of Salzburg.
Old Town (Altstadt) in Salzburg, the famous baroque architecture in the world, has one of the best centers in the world kept germanica
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