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We toured the Residenz and Domquartier while there was a rain storm. We were so glad we did. At the time we went there was hardly anyone there. So beautiful and interesting and well worth the time taken to tour the buidlings.
The first thing to say is this is really a complex of museums starting with the state rooms of the prince archbishops and finishing with the museum of St Peter’s Abbey, the oldest Benedictine monastery in the German speaking world. Haydn and
Mozart had strong...More
The palace rooms are an art work on their own and are an ideal setting for showcasing the art pieces. The Magnificent Hall has breathtaking ceiling frescoes and wall decorations.
A wide selection of European art from the 1500s to the 1800s are displayed. All...More
This was a very nice walkthrough the residence, the cathedral and the art museum. It says that you can start an hour before closing but that's just not enough time and they push you out the door when it's closing time even if you aren't...More
Really interesting and good value for money, especially if you visit as part of the Dom Quarter ticket (€12 or free with the SalzburgCard). The Residenz was home to the Salzburg prince-archbishops from the 12th century. It comprises the Staterooms and the Gallery. Although not...More
We arrived in Salzburg on a Sunday, when shops are closed, but the Dom Quatier museum was not. Taking a chance, we walled in. The audioguide was very informative & the State Rooms were interesting. Not as opulent as many European "State Rooms," but still...More
Beauty and opulence abounds. Very interesting how the royals lived thousands of years ago. Not a lot of furniture is in there but the rooms are over the top. There is an audio you can listen to that explains a lot about the palace and...More
The gallery -- and I am assuming the painting gallery here -- is a collection of the Archbishop. Sounds dumb to say it that way, but that's all it is. He was a minor figure, related to the Hapsburgs, and he had some paintings. I...More