Sunday, February 18, 2018

Salzburg, Austria

Die Salsburger Winterskyline / The Winter Skyline of Salzburg
Photo: Hansjörg Murenwald

This card was from Rafal for (old) Vacation RR #850. Many thanks Rafal, I love this card. In the picture you can see Salzburg's Old Town including Hohensalzburg Castle on the hilltop to the right; just below the castle St. Peter's Abbey; just left of it the Franciscan Church tower spire; Salzburg Cathedral with the two rounded spires; and Nonnberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery with the red spire just barely visible in the back. I'm sure there are a few other historic buildings in there but those were the ones I could figure out. The Old Town is a UNESCO world heritage site and is also Mozart's birthplace. You can almost hear the music just looking at this card!

I would love to visit Salzburg someday. So beautiful!

Stamp issued in 2012 for the 200th birthday of Rudolf von Alt.

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