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This picturesque cemetery, much of which dates back to the 17th century, provides a secluded spot to escape the bustle of the rest of the city.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can easily get to here by turning left as you come down from the funicular from the fortress. Fans of SoM will easily notice what is used in the movie. The history in this area is wonderful to explore.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

Right at the heart of Salzburg, this is a wonderful cemetery full of character and an array of fascinating funerary monuments. Give the catacombs a miss: there is absolutely nothing to see of any interest and you will waste 2 euros and 25 minutes of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

a great place to be be buried,lot of turists visit you every day :).the best cemetery that i have ever visit..the entrance to the catacombs is 2 euro pro person..worth it

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

Since my family recently watched the Sound of Music, they enjoyed their time here. The actual graves the Von Trapp family hid behind was on a sound studio I think, but you can see in influence.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

I've visited in summer, and this time at Advent, in the snow. It's a beautiful, peaceful, historic place to walk and look and think...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is one of the most unusual cemeteries we have ever visited. Beautifully laid out with headstones, iron markers and family tombs set around the perimeter. It is generally very well kept and interesting to see. There is a lovely little chapel at the centre....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

You obviously had to be minted to have to have been buried here but still worth a visit.Well kept and tidy with some amazi g history

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

Best known from the movie "The Sound of Music," the Petersfriedhof is a beautiful and peaceful oasis in the middle of old Salzburg. The cemetery is well preserved and maintained and is centrally located for a visit to St. Peter's, the nearby catacomb church, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Cemeteries are often one of the most peaceful places to visit; as a tourist -I love them. Many of the larger ones can be crowded like Vienna Central because of so many famous people but for me they are calming. Often you will fine wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Geeena
Reviewed November 7, 2018

After reading all the positive reviews we decided to have a look at this cemetery. I didn't found it very quiet, as most people wrote, due to the many tourists, but I think it's worth the visit if you are around the area anyways. One...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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