Berchtoldvilla - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Josef-Preis-Allee 12, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
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The Villa Berchtold is in close proximity to the grammar schools in Nonntal , the ARGEkultur Salzburg , the UNION Sportzentrum Salzburg Mitte and the new building of the Faculty of Culture and Social Sciences of the University of Salzburg . The park surrounding the villa allows exhibitions of larger objects or the extension of exhibitions to this outdoor area. Salzburg's first public sculpture park for contemporary works, the ARTSPACE, was created here in 2012.
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This is a leading organisation for producing and exhibiting international and Austrian contemporary art and is housed in the Künstlerhaus, built in 1885. The Salzburger Kunstverein organizes between ten and twelve exhibitions of international and Austrian artists annually. The Director since January 2014 is Séamus Kealy.
A majestic Benedictine monastery in Salzburg, Austria, founded c. 712/715 by Saint Rupert of Salzburg, it is the oldest continuously existing nunnery in the German-speaking world. The monastery complex is today a protected monument and part of the Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.
The Salzburger Volksgarten is located in the Parsch district south of the Äußerer Stein settlement area and offers an outdoor pool , an ice rink, sports field and a public park. In summer strollers and bikers can relax at the pond with its big fountain and while enjoying the cool shadow of the trees you can watch the water birds. Most of the time the park is popular, but it is seldom crowded.
Nonnberg Abbey was founded between 713 and 715 and is considered to be the oldest nunnery in the World that existed with no interruptions. The official founder of the nunnery is St. Rupert, but he transferred the responsibility to his sister St. Erentrudis.
The Festungsberg is the hill on which the Festung Hohensalzburg rests. It is considered to be one of the "Stadtberge" and geologically speaking, one of the northern-most outposts of the Alps. Archaeological findings date back to the Celtic La Tène culture. The area was fortified during the days of the Roman above the city of Iuvavum until King Odoacer of Italy commanded to leave the Province of Noricum in 488.
A majestic medieval fortress in the city of Salzburg, Austria. It sits atop the Festungsberg at an altitude of 506 m. The castle remains a visible landmark to this day and is an unmistakable feature of Salzburg’s world-famous skyline. From afar, the mighty walls begin to reveal the history visitors experience at first hand within these sturdy defenses.
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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.