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Petersfriedhof

Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8445760
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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.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Reviewed yesterday

not a bad place to spend eternity except for the fact that you don't get to enjoy the views. really nice cemetery as far as beauty - the views from here are amazing - the huge rock face with the windows built into it -...More

Thank al g
Reviewed 2 days ago

If a cemetery can be described as beautiful then this one is. The layout is great and the graves are all so different and well cared for. There are also large family plots behind railings - this area was the inspiration for one of the...More

Thank Hevsy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and informative walk of what the customs were in the old days to bury the people. In the same walk you can pay a couple euros and go up to a couple other plots that are higher up on the wall of the...More

Thank jatalla2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful cemetery, but its also a good site for Sound of Music fans. No, the filming didn't take place here, but it was the inspiration for the gated tombs in the escape scene.

Thank pyegirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting place to visit to break up all the castles and churches and museums you may be visiting on your trip. It was just at the bottom of the funicular which takes you to the top of the fort. We only went...More

Thank DCB95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situatedd besdie the Stiftskirche St Peter, it is worth taking a few minutes to pass through the cemetery which is apparently thee oldest in Austria. Having a wheelchair user with us meant we could not access the catacombs.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably not a place to take your kids, but quiet adults will relish the beauty of the grounds next to St Peters. Take a tour through the carved catacombs up in the walls. Very Cool!

Thank mywaypete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A corner in Old Town sandwiched by the funicular, the cliff, the cathedral and St Peters Church. A very old cemetery but well maintained and still "in use" judging by recent dates on the stones. There is also a very old but interesting chapel on...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cemetery plots ARE unique.....well maintained......and above ground. The greenery around the area is lovely also. And the metal decorations around the catacombs are whimsical and delightful.

Thank morewierd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This cemetery is a must see if you are in Salzburg. It will be very familiar to fans of The Sound of Music, however, it was only an inspiration for the film and no filming was done here. Look closely and you'll see the grave...More

Thank jrhales77
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