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The Best Views Of Salzburg – Kapuzinerberg

Salzburg offers a variety of views, but the best views of Salzburg you get from Kapuzinerberg. In addition, the mountain offers good opportunities for a scenic hike.

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On the road to the monastery.

Salzburg can be quite stressful, especially in summer. Then it’s perfect to escape up to 640 meters above sea level where Salzburg’s green lungs are.

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Bust of Mozart in one of many places.

Here are not only beautiful forest roads but also a Mozart bust, a monastery and a small fortress which today offers refreshments.

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View of parts of the Old Town.

Kapuzinerberg has always been important in history. As early as 1100 years BC, the mountain was inhabited.

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Old fortification.

Adolf Hitler had big plans for a gigantic arena with a festival house, but the project could not be started and Kapuzinerberg remained relatively untouched.

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Room for refreshments in this old castle on the top.

Upon the hill are several lookout points that cover both old- and new town, with the Alps as a background. Expect a half-hour walk to get to the top, but then you also get the best views of Salzburg.

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In the background: Kapuzinerberg.

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