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Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)

Domplatz, Salzburg 5010, Austria
43 662 8047 1860
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Ranked #9 of 94 attractions in Salzburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Traveler Description: The site where the current cathedral or Dom of Salzburg stands was probably a sacred place for rituals and sacrifices from Celtic and Roman times. It... more »
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I love church tours and this is one of those amazing churches. Beautiful architecture, stunning ceilings. It's majestic and a must see.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The Salzburger Dom (Cathedral) is one of the finest Cathedrals in Austria. The dome itself is quite extraordinary. There are 7 organs positioned in various galleries, and the church has long been associated with antiphonal music from these various spaces (cori spezzati). This was home to Mozart before his relocation in Vienna, and his music is still regularly heard in... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The Salzburg Cathedral has 5 pipe organs! This was "Mozart's cathedral." His parents were married there, he was baptized there, and much of his sacred music was composed for this cathedral. A must see for church musicians.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The church was of rather limited interest, not much to see and being renovated. It is of a good size though.

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Targoviste, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This cathedral is absolutely amazing. A must-go in Salzburg. Its design and architecture are incredibly nice ! The pictures and sculptures showing Jesus Christ were astonishing !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stop and see the cathedral for sure! We were part of a choir group that was able to sing in the cathedral and the acoustics were amazing! The cathedral itself is beautiful. You can see the entire cathedral without a fee. (Some cathedrals allow free access but once you are in, there are gated areas that you have to pay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Such a splendid place! The architecture is admirable and on the Dom Quartier tour you get to see the place from behind the organ at the back of the Cathedral. Such an imposing structure! Its free but a small donation is recommended. Well worth it.

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This cathedral is right in the heart of old town. It has 3 distinct sections that you can see from the outside that mark different construction and reconstruction periods. It is very large inside and picturesque.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A brilliant place to see and experience. The history attached to these types of places is enthralling. The Cathedral itself is grand and inviting.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We visited churches around Prague and Vienna and certainly will recommend Salzburg Cathedral to tourists! A very holy place to be in!

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