Friday, July 21, 2006

MOZART'S SALZBURG - NOVEMBER 1979

SALZBURG - STAGE OF THE WORLD






"SNOW GAMES - Highway Vienna - Salzburg"



"HOHENSALZBURG FORTRESS, built in 1077, is the largest, fully-preserved fortress in central Europe, and was never conquered by enemy troops. It can be reached by a funicular built in 1892"


"MARKTPLATZ - Mozart lived nearby"



"RAINERSTRASSE, A main thoroughfare in Salzburg"


"CATHEDRAL - The first cathedral was built in 767, consecrated in 774 to St. Virgil and St. Rupert, and was destroted by fire. The rest of the story is on Blogtrotter Revival, the 80's, at Zurich, Salzburg - February 1981


"MOZART SQUARE - The statue is by Ludwig Schwanthaler, and was unveiled on September 5, 1842"



"SHOPPING LANES - Getreidegasse, probably Salzburg's most famous shopping lane, Judengasse and others have high and narrow houses tight together, as well as the famous wrought iron guild signs"


"MOZART'S BIRTHPLACE - Getreidegasse 9, today a museum, is where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. His family lived here from 1747 to 1773"



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HERE WE COME TO THE END OF THE 70S TROTTING!!!

2 comments:

backpakker said...

I loved walking through Getreidegasse ..the pictures especially the snow covered ones are beautiful ...

GMG said...

Thanks backpakker!