Mirabell Palace in Salzburg

Mirabell Palace in Salzburg, Austria

Mirabell Palace (Schloss Mirabell) is known for its marble hall as a wedding location. By the way, Mirabell Gardens was also a set in the movie “Sound of Music”. In the picture above, you see the hindquarters of the Winged Horse (Pegasus) where Maria and the children danced around.

Sundial in Salzburg

Sundial at the old university of Salzburg

This fresco with a sundial is located on a wall of the old university at the Max-Reinhard-Platz. It was created by Georg Jung (1899-1957). The depictions refer to the four faculties of that university which was founded by Prince Archbishop Paris von Lodron in 1622. [German]

Getreidegasse in Salzburg

The yellow M in the Getreidegasse

The Getreidegasse (“Grain Lane”) is the most famous historic lane in Salzburg. Accordingly, she is well visited. Numerous passages make it easier to dodge if several groups block the way. The alley is famous for a variety of guild signs. Even the restaurant of an American fast-food chain uses one above its house entrance. [German]