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This picturesque cemetery, much of which dates back to the 17th century, provides a secluded spot to escape the bustle of the rest of the city.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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+43 662 8445760
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The gravestones and their decorations are beautiful. A MUST visit. The catacombs were also interesting.

Thank tri-eyes
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing, beautiful, historic and fascinating. Very hard to find and the store keepers nearby had zero idea what I was talking about when I stopped to ask directions. They call it by another name. Worth the trouble it took to find it. Very unique. Don't...More

Thank GeniaCosgrove
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter wanted to see this because of the Mozart connection, so we stopped in. I thought we'd just quickly breeze through, but it was so beautiful and there was so much history, we ended up staying quite a while. Generation after generation of families...More

Thank allifromWI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating stroll through this section of Salzberg. Gardens and memorials + catacombs (we did not go inside .due to lack of time). One of the jewels of Salzburg.

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The small Petersfriedhof cemetery is located between the Mönchsberg's vertical wall and the city behind the church of St. Peter, on the way to the entrance to the Fortezza funicular. It is a corner of extraordinary charm, especially in the summer, with multicolored flowers and...More

Thank Flavio B
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This historic old graveyard in the middle of the city center in Saulsburg is a must see. It’s filled with all sorts of historic monuments and is one of the sites where the sound of music was filmed. You’ll remember the garden where the Tripp...More

Thank Don L
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Visited this on our way back from the Salzburg fortress. You just cant miss it! Such a beautifully landscaped St. Peter'scemetry. Weather was super and the garden was full of blooms! Catacombs are also located here.

Thank AsthaDush
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A nice place to go into to get out of the city life for a bit. Small lovely garden and cemetery located at the foot of the funicular..

Thank nriemen
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The most beautiful cemetery I will probably ever see in my lifetime. If I could have stayed in Salzburg for a year I don't think I could see everything to see there. I certainly wouldn't ever get tired of looking at it all.

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Our guide pointed this little gem out to us as it formed the idea for the “hiding cemetery” in the film Sound of Music. It is tucked away and entry by a quiet gate but it is such a beautifully kept cemetery in the Austrian...More

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