Salzburg has everything, from culture, architecture, music, history at the highest level to exquisite views. You will fall in love with this city’s personality, elegance and charm. The city that gave the world Mozart reveals its secrets like the pages in a book. Marvel at the historic buildings and monuments and gain an insight into the rich cultural heritage of Austria. The city that still today breathes the Sound of Music, you will learn about the ins and outs of the life of Mozart, and the story of the famous Von Trapp family in which the musical was based on. See the impressive Mirabell Palace, built by Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich for his beloved courtesan Salome Alt. Enter Getreidegasse, the bustling heart of Salzburg’s Old Town, to find Mozart’s Birthplace, where the prodigy was born on 27 January 1756. Learn all about the Residenz, where the prince-archbishops that ruled the city-state held court, until Salzburg became part of the Habsburg Empire in the 19th century. See Salzburg’s Cathedral, or Salzburger Dom, an imposing example of monumental architecture from the days of the Early Baroque and admire its treasures that include a bronze baptismal font with lions at its base, in which Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was christened. Explore the diversity of Salzburg in a walking tour that covers all the main highlights of this cosmopolitan city.