Exploring the Life of Mozart in Salzburg, Austria

Austria, Salzburg Guide (B): Exploring the Life of Mozart in Salzburg, Austria

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the world's most prolific musicians and composers. Birthed in the beautiful Baroque city of Salzburg, one cannot visit Salzburg without feeling or experiencing the importance of Mozart in this city. A true son of Salzburg, discover the most significant landmarks of, or dedicated to, Mozart. 

Located at Getreidegasse 9 is the birth home of Mozart. Born on January 27, 1756 in the "Hagenauer Haus," this is where Mozart's family lived for 26 years on the third floor. In 1773, the family moved the "Mozart Residence" in Marketplatz Square. His birth home became a museum in 1880 thanks to the International Mozarteum Foundation. The museum is open to the public showcasing original rooms, with the furnishings remaining as authentic as possible. Walking tours are also available.

Be to also explore the Mozart Apartment Museum, which is where the Mozart family moved to when Wolfgang was a teenager. Here visitors see four original and historic keyboards, letters and a family portrait painted after Mozart's mother passed.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Exploring the Life of Mozart in Salzburg, Austria
Guide Location: Austria » Salzburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on author's website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/exploring-the-life-of-mozart-in-salzburg-austria
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mozart's Birthhouse
  • Mozart Apartment Museum
  • Mozart Monument
  • Konditorei Fürst
  • Cafe Tomaselli
  • St. Peter's Church
  • Little Magic Flute House