Monuments/ Statues in Salzburg Region

Top Monuments & Statues in Salzburg Region, Austria

Monuments & Statues in Salzburg Region

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  • 974lewis
    Liverpool, UK16 contributions
    An interesting monument on a beautiful wide, level walkway called the Kaiser Wilhelm promenade. The walkway gives fabulous views over the valley and has a section through pine woodland. We saw stores of benches which we think will be put out along the walk once winter snows have gone . There are one or two cafes near the Bad Gastein end . Half way along is a small toilet block .
    Written January 27, 2022
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  • Samuel L
    Sydney, Australia18 contributions
    Good atmosphere but unfortunately bad weather. Not too many Christmas song sang. They should start and end with this famous Silent Night as not many could wait until the end especially under bad weather.
    Written January 14, 2020
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  • lonewolf44
    Kingston upon Thames, UK1,254 contributions
    Mozart was probably Salzburg's most famous resident and he is ubiquitous: you can visit his birthplace and childhood home and see references to his works throughout the city. This statue (unveiled in 1842 in a grand ceremony attended by huge crowds and King Ludwig of Bavaria) is in the centre of Mozartplatz, essentially the centre of Salzburg's tourist trail (the tourist information office and starting point for guided tours are here).
    Written July 29, 2020
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  • thierry_cochain
    Beauchamp, France15 contributions
    Never knew before that The Beatles were in this place.
    I really enjoyed it and it was something nice to discover.
    Written September 4, 2019
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  • The Weak Knee Traveler
    Singapore, Singapore11,766 contributions
    This is a pretty big sculpture and is really unique and hence you can't miss it. A really good photo stop.
    Written December 30, 2020
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  • Steve Y
    Silver Spring, MD4,119 contributions
    Came across this statue when we visited in the middle of winter. Seemed quite cool so we took a photo!
    Written June 7, 2020
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  • hans-jaguar
    Santa Comba Dao, Portugal19,474 contributions
    In the year 2003, the Prague artist Anna Chromy created her Pietá, a bit mysterious sculpture at the southern archway of the Cathedral a very popular and highly photographed sculpture. She was commissioned to do so by Archbishop Georg Eder, drawing inspiration from Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” and Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s “Jedermann”. In the hollow figure, observers may very well see Death – or the opposite, namely that which remains. The inscription on the base reads: “The empty mantle as a symbol of that which survives us: the love we gave, the works we created, the suffering we bore.” The empty “Cloak of Conscience” is this artist’s most popular work, with other examples to be found in Prague, Athens as well as Monaco.
    Written December 16, 2019
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  • lonewolf44
    Kingston upon Thames, UK1,254 contributions
    Yes: those really are 5 human-sized gherkins next to the Furtwänglerpark by Salzburg's ancient university just behind the Cathedral Square. Part of the Salzburg Walk of Modern Art, the sculptor Erwin Wurm created the installation to create the sense that the gherkins sprouted from where they stand, apparently. They're an intriguing contrast with their ancient surroundings.
    Written July 29, 2020
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  • Harrison F. Carter
    Cologne, Germany10,425 contributions
    Whilst not going to blow you away, the statue makes for a nice foreground to photographs of the church, making it worth a stop.
    Written October 23, 2021
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK153,681 contributions
    This statue stands in tribute to Herbert von Karajan, an Austrian conductor and best known for having been the principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic for 35 years.

    This statue of Karajan is located in the garden of his birthplace in Salzburg. It's a fairly simple statue and depicts Karajan in middle age in the act of conducting an orchestra. In his right hand he holds the conductor's baton which gesturing with his left.

    Not a must see unless you're a fan of classical music.
    Written June 7, 2019
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK153,681 contributions
    The Wilde Mann fountain is a fountain just opposite Furtwänglerpark of the University of Salzburg. The fountain figure represents a "wild man", and "dressed" in leaves. The wild man stands at attention is holds in his right hand a large branch in the manner of a spear. In his left hand, he holds a shield bearing the Salzburg city coat of arms.

    It's a odd choice of subject matter for a fountain and for that I'm giving it an extra star.
    Written June 8, 2019
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK153,681 contributions
    This monumental sculpture sits oddly out of place in the Dietrichsruh open square, in the old town of Salzburg. It's a copy of "Looking Into My Dreams, Awilda" in Pérez Art Museum of Miami. It's a five metre-high bust of the head of a Dominican girl who came to Spain with her mother, who the artist knew. The sculpture projects a look of absolute serene bliss.
    Written June 8, 2019
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  • lonewolf44
    Kingston upon Thames, UK1,254 contributions
    If you arrive in Salzburg by train and follow the directions from the station to the Old Town, you'll find this striking statue just before you cross the river Salzach. Salzburg is renowned for cycling - I can't say I particularly noticed, but the sculptor, Lotte Ranft, lived, studied and worked in the city for many years and it inspired this work. It looks as if the cyclist is happy to have arrived at his destination after a long journey - and maybe, depending on how you got to Salzburg, you'll recognise that feeling!
    Written July 29, 2020
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  • MalcH
    Loughborough, UK2,727 contributions
    As a sculpture in its own right it’s ok but sorta seems out of place where it is. You won’t miss it as on the main route and just opposite Mozart’s residence. Ok to look at but that’s it.
    Written September 30, 2018
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK153,681 contributions
    This monument stands in tribute Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller, the German polymath probably best known for his compositions of classical music and writings in Weimar Classicism.

    This statue depicts Schiller standing in portrait pose and dressed as a gentleman of the 18th century. In addition to his attire, he wears an academic robe. In his right arm he holds a book in the hand, while holding up part of his robes with his left.
    Written June 10, 2019
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