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Main fountain / Main Square

Area was under construction while we were there so not many tourist! Maybe that is a good thing... read more

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TexasDadWaco
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if you stroll through Salzburg you can t miss the Residenzbrunnen the fountain is in barock style... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marvinge
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 5 days ago

it is beautiful, we liked it a lot; better to go early in the morning to avoid the crowds; we recommand it

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Area was under construction while we were there so not many tourist! Maybe that is a good thing! Very nice fountain!

Thank TexasDadWaco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you stroll through Salzburg you can t miss the Residenzbrunnen the fountain is in barock style and was erected in the 17th century by order of the arch bishop Thun these horses storming out of the water are really extraordinary

Thank marvinge
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had been there with group and have a walking tour. This square is very very unique in nature as the same is surrounded by Cathedral and other beautiful buildings. Very peaceful square is worth visiting. One must visit when at Salzburg.

Thank Bimal0401
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This fountain was surrounded by construction fencing and equipment when we were there, but it was lovely. Its color was surprising since it was brown and not the normal light marble you expect to see in a fountain. At night it was not lit, which...More

Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Gorgeously placed in the square with an incomparable background of Cathedral and Residenz, it is a captivating creation. The four horses at the base are wonderfully sculptured and their dynamism, with spouting water, is brilliantly conveyed. Ascending to the next level, Herculean giants support the...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed July 4, 2018

This would have been a nice activity to visit except for all the construction in the square. Residence Square is an especially magnificent forecourt between the archiepiscopal residences in the heart of Salzburg's Old City. It is bordered by the New Residence with its carillon,...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Come for the horse fountain, but stay for the nearby vendors selling delicious ice-cream! (Hazelnut flavored, YUM.) Also, when we were there, someone carted a big piano out into the middle of the square, and random passersby were encouraged to just sit and play. Not...More

Thank chairduck
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Nice fountain in a great square! Very relaxing and just nice to stroll around slowly and see all thats going on!

Thank Becca E
Reviewed June 16, 2018

A beautiful square containing a charming fountain. This is a great location on a sunny day for people watching.

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