A Panoramic view of Salzburg's historic centre from the Museum der Moderne. Salzburg is renowned for its Baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centres north of the Alps, with 27 churches. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Tourists visit Salzburg to tour the historic centre and the scenic Alpine surroundingsand because Salzburg was the birthplace of the 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital city of the federal state of Salzburg.Salzburg's "Old Town" (Altstadt) has internationally renowned baroque architecture and one of the best-preserved city centres north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city is noted for its Alpine setting.Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid-20th century, the city was the setting for parts of the American musical and film The Sound of Music.The capital city of the State of Salzburg (Land Salzburg), the city has three universities. It has a large population of students who add liveliness and energy to the area, and the universities provide culture to the community. source: wikipedia