Altstadt, Salzburg Overview

The old town, also known as Altstadt in German is the part of the city that contains some of the most popular attractions - Mozarts Geburtshaus, the Salzburg Museum, Getreidegasse street.

Mozart's Geburtshaus - It is one of the most important Salzburg attraction. It is a guide through all the rooms in which Mozart and his family lived. It consists of a range of artifacts such as historical instruments, documents, and the majority of the portraits painted during his lifetime. There is grocery store in Mozart's Geburtshaus that has the best produce from the Salzburg region and also specialises in souvenirs. A fact that only a few people know is that this grocery store originally accomodated a small seller where the Mozart family were regular customers. Salzburg Museum - It lies in the New Residence on Mozart Square since 2007. The Salzburg museum enlightens the history of Salzburg. The museum exhibits the very personal history of Salzburg, Salzburg's development in history, art and culture, treasures from the archeological and medieval collections. Getreidegasse street - It is one of the most famous shopping street in Austria. You can find here items ranging from the local chocolates and Mozart souvineris to the most exclusive high end designer stores. Some of the best cafes in Salzburg are also found on this street.

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