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Discovering Neptune's fountain
Austria

Discovering Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, Salzburg

Where : Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme Discovering Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme. We quickly visited the beautiful 'Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme' square as we left the Salzburg Cathedral.  Actually, it's also quite close to Residenzplatz and Mozartplatz, so feel free to check these out also. A few things make this square stand out from the rest.  First of all, there is an amazing view from the “Neptune and sea-steed” fountain.  Secondly, there's a really picturesque view of the Hohensalzburg Fortress and mountains in the background.  'It felt like a view out of a magazine!'  Lastly, you'll surely notice 'Sphaera' which is a 9 meter high 'emotionless man' on top of a golden sphere.  The statue at the top gave us the impression he was gazing at

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Austria

Discovering Mozartplatz, Salzburg

Salzburg old town and Mozartplatz were both undergoing some construction when we visited in May of 2017. The square has some restaurants, cafes, a touristic office information where you can get some tips on where to visit.   According to one of our pictures, the number 17 on the HopOn HopOff of Old Town tour. The main attraction here is the Mozart Monument, hence the name of the square. Although not 100% maintained, the statue looked nice with flower decorations.  The big kicker is that certain locals don’t like the monument because they say the statue doesn’t look like with the real Mozart. We recommend a quick visit since Mozartplatz is just next to the Residenz square.  Otherwise, there's just

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