ResidenzplatzSalzburg , Austria
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Residence Square in Salzburg
Residenz Square or Residenzplatz in web camera is a large majestic square in the historic center of Salzburg in Austria, named after the Residenz building of the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg, adjacent to Salzburg Cathedral. It is one of the most popular places to visit in the city.
Salzburg, where the live broadcast is coming from, is an old European city. Tourists come here to stroll along its narrow streets and see the amazing Baroque facades of ancient buildings, especially picturesque from the top of Mount Fürstenberg.
In the winter season, Salzburg in the online broadcast turns into a starting point for skiers seeking to the resorts of the Austrian Alps.
The famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is considered the symbol of the city where the webcam is located. It is especially popular among tourists to visit the place where the genius was born. Streets, squares, exhibitions, numerous coffee houses, shops, sweets and even liquor bear the name of the musician.
Salzburg, the area of which is shown in the online camera, is divided into Old and New. There is a separate area – the top of Mount Fürstenberg with the Fortress Hohensalzburg, palace, museum and monastery.
The historic center of Salzburg, where the live stream is coming from, is located to the left of the Salzach River. It is here that the Residenzplatz square in this webcam is located. In addition, the Benedictine Abbey, the Cathedral and other religious buildings are located next to the square in the online camera. Nearby lies the main tourist artery – st. Getreidegasse. On it stands the house where Wolfgang Mozart was born. Now it is a museum.
The New Town is located on the right bank of the Salzach, around the Kapuzinerberg Mountain. The striking sights of this part of the city in the online live camera are the Mirabelgarten park, Mozart’s House, St. Sebastian’s Church.
From the end of November to the end of December, in Salzburg, where the web camera is located, Christmas markets are open on three squares: Domplatz, Kapitelplatz and Residenzplatz in an online camera.
The Old Town of Salzburg in the web camera is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is known for its baroque architecture. The most interesting attraction of the historical center, as mentioned above, is the Residenzplatz, whose appearance has been preserved since the 18th century. It houses the residence of the 17th century archbishop with a gallery of European painting, a new residence with an old clock and 35 bells and the Sattler Museum. And in the very center of the square in the online camera there is the Residenzbrunnen fountain, which appeared in 1661.
In Salzburg in this live stream there is such as sight as the Benedictine Abbey of St. Peter, founded by St. Rupert in 690. On its territory there are St. Peter’s Cathedral and the catacombs.
Of the religious monuments in the city, shown in the webcam, the Salzburg Cathedral is of great interest.
In the vicinity of the Old Town, the area of which you see in the online broadcast, there is such a landmark as the medieval Hohensalzburg castle on the Fürstenberg mountain.
Another no less curious religious monument in Salzburg with this webcam is the Benedictine Convent of Nonnberg Abbey, founded by Saint Rupert in 714 (the oldest convent in German-speaking countries).
Tourists are often interested in the Mirabell Palace, erected in 1606, where the Baroque Museum is located.
The climate in Salzburg, broadcasted on the webcam, is continental with an alpine influence thanks to the mountains. Summer is usually warm, but rainy days are not uncommon. Winter is cold with temperatures around 0C. It’s snowing often. Weather forecast in Salzburg for 7 days is available on our website online.
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