Sigmundstor - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
The Sigmundstor is a road that runs through the Mönchsberg Mountain that connects Old Town of Salzburg and the Riedenburg district. It is the oldest road tunnel in Austria. After the 64-metre Urnerloch in the Gotthard Pass and the eastern bore of the Ilzdurchbruch in Passau (Bavaria) it is the oldest known road tunnel in Europe.
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0.05km from Sigmundstor
The Hofmarstallschwemme , for many Salzburgers the horse pond , is one of the two preserved Salzburg horse ponds and a fountain in Salzburg's old town . It is one of the listed objects in the city of Salzburg. It is called 'Hofmarstallschwemme' because it belongs to the Hofmarstall , which was located southeast of it. This long fountain is the one that Maria and the Von Trapp kids dance around and splash in water during the instrumental ending to "My Favorite Things
0.08km from Sigmundstor
The Salzburg Festival is the world's most important festival for opera, music and drama. In the summer of 2020, they celebrated their 100th anniversary. It is held each summer in the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Experience one of the most prestigious music festivals, which is characterized by the highest musical quality, international artists and a perfect blend of tradition and modernity.
Toy Museum Salzburg
0.1km from Sigmundstor
The Toy Museum is housed in a beautiful old Baroque structure that was once a public hospital. It displays the largest collection of toys in Austria. It has both conventional and interactive displays. Besides an impressive collection of toys, the museum has workshops where toys are made and the Kasperltheater Puppet show has been hosted on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon for the entertainment of young visitors for the last 25 years.
0.19km from Sigmundstor
Salzburg's most famous shopping street, the location of numerous traditional businesses, clothing stores and souvenir shops. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. It is known for the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at No. 9, where he lived until the age of 17. Aside from an array of international fashion chains, the Getreidegasse also charms passers-by with its traditional inns and unique businesses steeped in history.
0.24km from Sigmundstor
The valley station of the Mönchsberg lift is on Anton-Neumayr-Platz. With a length of 60 meters, the modern lift takes its passengers up to the Mönchsberg and the Museum der Moderne in 30 seconds. From the viewing terrace, visitors have a wonderful view of the old town. Enjoy the unique view over the roofs of Salzburg, the Museum der Moderne, the restaurant m32, the Wasser.Spiegel - the water world of Salzburg AG and the many walks in the nature reserve.
Museum der Moderne
0.24km from Sigmundstor
The Museum der Moderne is located on the Mönchsberg, high above the rooftops of Salzburg’s Old City. On a total of four levels, international art treasures from the 20th and 21st centuries are presented in a stylish setting. The exhibitions and activities in both museum buildings show modern and contemporary visual arts. Apart from the presentation of international works of art, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg also serves as platform for contemporary representatives of the Austrian art scene.
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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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For more information about Sigmundstor, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigmundstor