Mirabell Palace - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Mirabell Palace
A historic building, which was built in 1606 by prince-archbishop Wolf Dietrich for his beloved Salome Alt. Today, it serves as the backdrop for the most romantic weddings you could possibly imagine. It is generally regarded as one of the "most beautiful wedding halls in the world". In former times, the likes of Leopold Mozart and his children, Wolfgang and Nannerl, made music here.
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0.11km from Mirabell Palace
The garden in the middle of the city of Salzburg offers impressive perspectives, views, colors and shapes. The variety of plants, the mixture of open, lively and shady, quiet areas inspire locals and guests from all over the world again and again. Visitors like to explore the beautiful winding paths, snap photos of the unique sculptures or simply drink in the sights. Angel Staircase, a supreme example of the Baroque style, impresses visitors daily.
Zwergelgarten (Ehemalige Bastion der Stadtmauer)
0.11km from Mirabell Palace
The Zwergelgarten is part of the Mirabell Gardens and was in Salzburg originally Pigatlgarten , later often also pagoda garden . As far as is known, it is the oldest dwarf garden in Europe. The dwarfs were created after 1690 - like essentially the entire Mirabell Gardens according to plans by Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach .
Salzburger Schranne - Schrannenmarkt Salzburg
0.14km from Mirabell Palace
The Salzburger Schranne is a weekly market on the forecourt of St. Andräkirche. Every Thursday traders from the city and the surrounding area offer regional delicacies, flowers and handicrafts for sale. Starting at 5 in the morning, farmers, producers and food stands sell their high-quality specialties at a fair price.
Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church
0.33km from Mirabell Palace
The Holy Trinity Church is a Roman Catholic church in Salzburg, Austria. It was designed by Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. It is the most important sacred building on the right bank of the historic district and a masterpiece of the great baroque architect, Fischer von Erlach. The dominant dome, the sweeping façade, the twin towers and the palatial side wings are absolute eyecatchers on Makart Square.
0.42km from Mirabell Palace
The Marko-Feingold-Steg is a bridge for pedestrians and cyclists over the Salzach in the city of Salzburg. It connects the Franz-Josef-Kai at the level of the Ferdinand-Hanusch-Platz in the left old town with the Elisabethkai and - via the direct extension of Josef-Friedrich-Hummel-Straße - the Makartplatz in the right bank of the old town. The first footbridge consisted of an iron construction in Art Nouveau style on two pillars - like the Mozart footbridge.
St Sebastian's Cemetery
0.43km from Mirabell Palace
Built between 1595 and 1600 and modeled after the Italian Campo Santo, this quiet cemetery behind the baroque St. Sebastian Church is worth visit. This small church and cemetery complex is famous for being the location of the Mozart family tomb, and it is also the final resting place for many of Salzburg’s aristocrats and celebrities.
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Salzburg is a state of the modern Republic of Austria. The region was widely settled in prehistoric times, both in the mountains and the Alpine foreland, because of its mineral resources. The tourist trade, including winter sports, is a major source of income, with the main centres at Salzburg city (especially its music and drama festivals), Badgastein, and Zell am See. The state has good road and rail communications.
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What Visitors Say About Mirabell Palace
We didn't go into the palace(been visiting quite some palaces recently, I am done with palaces for some time), only wandered around the garden and the sculpture park. It's quite small and can be explored in thirty minutes.