Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg, Austria

View from the Panoramic Terrace at the Castle

The former stronghold of the prince-archibishops, begun in 1077 by Archbishop Gebhard, who was an ally of the pope and wished to secure a safe retreat from the threats of the princes of South Germany who were supporting the emperor in the war between Church and Empire.” (Michelin Guide: Austria, p.132)
(Photo by gSab 2013)