Mirabell Palace History Began With True Love

Mirabell Palace History Began With True Love

Mirabell Palace, or Schloss Mirabell, is a Baroque palace in Salzburg, Austria, with elegant gardens, fountains and statues of mythological creatures. It was built in 1606, during the time when Salzburg was an ecclesiastical state and part of the Holy Roman Empire. The wealth and power of the ruling prince-archbishops transformed Salzburg from a medieval […]

Salzburg Austria’s ‘Sound of Music’

Salzburg Austria’s ‘Sound of Music’

Salzburg, Austria, was the location for exterior scenes in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1965 musical motion picture, The Sound of Music. Tours give visitors the chance to see various places used in the movie from the panoramic views to the buildings dating back several centuries. These locations not only provide a backdrop for the Hollywood version […]