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The stately home of the powerful price-archbishops who ruled over Salzburg starting in 1595.
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Residenzplatz 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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+43 662 8404510
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank JimboCanucks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Aquinasmagister
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the Residence with our combination ticket, so it was a very good value. We used the audio guides but walked at a steady pace throughout. It still took over an hour. No photos were allowed.

Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank permia
Reviewed 17 July 2018

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

Thank Mickleys4IU
Reviewed 2 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 25 June 2018

this former resident of the nobles is now a museum and a very fine event location for official purposes

Thank marvinge
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 3 April 2018

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

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Response from Barbara G | Reviewed this property |
I spent 3 hours and want to go back. The Paintings are exquisite.
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