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We just happened upon it while walking. We did use it as a landmark on our many walks around town. Whenever we passed by the sculpture, we always slowed down.

Thank barbmichno
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Horse Well is located right after the tunnel entering Olde Town. The murals are beautiful and highly detailed. Great phot opp. It only takes a few minutes to see this landmark but well worth the time.

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Impressive statue and murals but once you’ve seen that’s about it. Pretty central so easy to find but only takes five minutes to take in

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well) is a nice statue that located in the old town and is a true postcard location,

Thank Gugan_Ilango
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is one of the landmark of Salzburg. Close to Linzergasse street and Sound of Music museum shop. Unfortunately the location is right on roadside so it wasn’t easy to take good picture and too noisy as well because a lot of vehicles.

Thank Samuelpas
Reviewed 5 September 2018

A nice thing to see as you walk by it in the old City. Not worth going to for a specific visit... but nice if you're walking by.

Thank blumre
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Found this a real work of art, dont know why but really liked the style and work here well worth a photo

Thank swift314
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Real Classic pieces of Statuary relating to this horse well near the Old City Wall and parking area inside the mountain.

Thank genoacowboy
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is yet another of the seemingly endless spectacular and beautiful fountains in Salzburg. We enjoyed every one of them. Coming from our world where there's a constant debate over what constitutes "urban art," I'm going to say that that the artists of the baroque...More

Thank Dale6284
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Another “Sound of Music” site, this was the horse trough for the prince-archbishops’ stables. Very cool to see at the base of a sheer cliff.

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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
It's in the City Centre at Herbert-v-Karajan Platz !
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Response from The_Bs_of_2007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's a beautiful piece of sculpture each horse is different. Only a short walk over the bridge to the market place. Also real horse and carriages not far away.
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