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Daniela Gollegger

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Salzburg Mozart Festival

Salzburg is the birthplace of one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The grandeur of the baroque architecture gives the city a cultural depth and elegance that make Salzburg a true gem that must be seen.

Often referred to as the "Rome of the North", the city impresses with its magnificent and historic architecture. From magnificent buildings, stately homes and picturesque gardens to ornate fountains, every corner of this city is a testament to its unique history and aesthetics. Salzburg seems literally bathed in history and culture.

However, it is the deep connection to Mozart that makes this city a place of pilgrimage for music lovers all over the world. People flock to Salzburg from all corners of the globe, drawn by the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of this great artist. His influences are everywhere in the city and bear witness to his unforgettable legacy.

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Salzburg in winter

In the heart of Salzburg are Mozart's birthplace and home, now museums celebrating his musical achievements and personal life. Mozart's birthplace in Getreidegasse in particular attracts visitors in droves. Every room is filled with memorabilia and artefacts that offer deep insights into the life and work of this incomparable composer.

Another highlight of the city's musical calendar is the Salzburg Mozart Festival, which focuses on the works of the master. This annual celebration attracts musicians and music lovers from all over the world and offers the opportunity to experience some of Mozart's greatest compositions in the unique atmosphere of his hometown.

The Mozart Festival is more than just an event, it is a living monument to Mozart's musical genius and a loving tribute to his immortal legacy. There is hardly a better place to enjoy the music of this great composer than in the city that shaped and inspired his career. Salzburg and Mozart - a harmonious symphony set in the heart of Europe.

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Salzach with Old Town and Hohensalzburg Fortress

With Mozart and the Trapp family, Salzburg has made music its way into people's hearts.