Built as a token of Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich's love for his mistress, Mirabell Palace is perhaps best known as the backdrop of "The Sound of Music." The former palace was built in 1606 and now houses the offices of the mayor and municipal council. The boxwood gardens contain mythology-themed statues from 1730, as well as four groups of sculptures representing the four elements. If you're a fan of "The Sound of Music," don't miss the horse fountain, where the von Trapp children sang "Do-Re-Mi." A stroll through the gardens will jog many memories from the film. Before you head to Salzburg, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Salzburg visit app , to make sure you see all that Salzburg has to offer, including Mirabell Palace.
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Mirabell Palace Reviews
We visited the gardens at Mirabell Palace on a recent day trip to Salzburg. They were really very pretty and it was easy to reminisce in certain spots about scenes in the Sound of Music (something tha... more »
여름에 방문해서 정말 제대로 된 정원을 구경할 수 있었고, 사진을 찍기에도 좋았어요. 이곳의 높은 곳에서 사진을 찍으면 바로 맞은편의 호엔잘츠부르크성까지 한번에 볼 수 있어서 좋았어요. more »I was able to visit in the summer and see the garden, which was really good, and it was great to take pictures. It's great to see the Hoen Salzburg Castle right across from you.
Beautiful and tranquil garden. Definitely worth taking a few minutes to sit and relax during hectic travelling. Lovely gardens, fountains, dwarf statues and, of course, the Sound of Music steps so you can re-enact 'do-ray-me'. A lovely hour spent.
We expected a bit more to see, but walked through it all fairly quick. The gardens are beautiful, and seem well maintained, as well as the inside plants. Definitely worth to walk through it to take in the scenery, but don't expect too much more.
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