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Nonnberggasse 2, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the Abby that was used in The Sound of Music. You can walk around the outside and go into the small church. I was hoping to be able to enter the courtyard where the nuns were singing "How do you solve a problem...More

1  Thank sleepy155
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a huge Sound of Music fan I was really excited to visit Nonnberg. I was so full of cheese, taking photographs of my children at the gates where the children went to look for Maria in the film. I got a sneaky peak into...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A beautiful place. I spent a lot of time in the church during my trip. Planning on another trip to Salzburg next summer and I am planning to return to the Nonnberg Convent.

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lovely Abbey with history specific to Maria von Trapp. Visited as part of a Sound of Music themed bike tour. Beautiful views of the city. We were allowed to go inside the Abbey and courtyard. Worth while, but even more so for sound of music...More

Thank lysmekah
Reviewed 25 July 2018

It was a grand ascent up the winding steps to this tranquil institution. The origins of the convent are somewhat shrouded in history but it has been here for many centuries. Beautifully maintained headstones are to be seen around it. With Gothic type architecture that...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 18 July 2018

To get to the Convent, you must climb (not every mountain, but it feels like it). When we first saw the Convent we were on a city tour and it was pointed out to us. Later we walked to it on our own from the...More

2  Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is the oldest convent north of the alps. It was made famous by the Sound of Music. I think it is a short walk from the nearest parking. If you don’t have a car, there are two steep walks up to the convent; or...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

The climb was long and at the end, there was not much to see. Time would be better spent going to the fortress or the Dwarves Park

Thank bill n
Reviewed 20 June 2018

It's a nice, steep climb up the hill to reach the Abbey. We took a roundabout route getting here after visiting the Old Town. It was very quiet but we only walked around the outside since it was late in the day. The views of...More

Thank Eileen P
Reviewed 17 June 2018

|Beautiful convent that was the story behind The Sound of Music. A magical place to visit in a stunning setting. Loved it.

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Response from indytomBallwinMo | Reviewed this property |
Probably 9 am to 4 pm They go to vespers early
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31 July 2015|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
No reservation is needed. Just make sure you go when it is open. Best regards, David