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Nice and crowded

It is a very busy area with a lot of people mainly tourists. The view is nice but there are better... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
OZS_ATW
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Budapest, Hungary
Picturesque view of the Hohensalzburg Fortress and mountains

Discovering Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme. We quickly visited the beautiful 'Kapitelplatz... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
discoveringdest
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme is a nice location photography with the monument best at any time of the day for photo

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

One of the main tourist areas in terms of things to see but also the cafes, souvenirs etc etc and of course the horse and carriage rides. Always lots going on. Not my favourite part of Salzburg but not one to miss.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Very beautiful and meaningful, in the evening its pretty to view when lighted, but theres really not much to do after that, nice to see, walk, and leave.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

It is a very busy area with a lot of people mainly tourists. The view is nice but there are better places to explore in the old city.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

This was not the most appealing area of town for my taste but it is in the path of the natural flow pf walking around town so worth passing by to see it. There are other areas in town bettr than this though.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

extrememly busy with tourists when we were there which probably spoilt our opinion of the place we could not move

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Discovering Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme. We quickly visited the beautiful 'Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme' square as we left the Salzburg Cathedral. Actually, it's also quite close to Residenzplatz and Mozartplatz, so feel free to check these out also. A few things make this square stand out from...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank discoveringdest
Reviewed July 17, 2018

You can't miss this square. It's on the way to the Fortress and next door to the Cathedral. It has a landmark that was surprising...a large gold ball with a man standing on top. You have to see it to really appreciate it. There are,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed July 17, 2018

As well as the large chess pieces ready for a competition, a number of other sights are outstanding in this grand spacious square. An art piece, Sphaera by the German sculptor Stephan Balkenhol, is marvellous. Showing a well dressed figure on top of a golden...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank permia
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I love Kapitelplatz for the view of the Dom and surrounding buildings. Early in the morning there are cars making deliveries. It's amazing to be able to get so close to the Dom and imagine centuries of bustling city life.

Date of experience: July 2018
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