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Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8445760
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“grave markers” (19 reviews)
“buried here” (20 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8445760
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

It's strange thinking of a cemetery as a site you'd recommend some visit, but it truly is beautiful and worth a visit.

Thank Lucky M
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

If you’re a Sound of Music fan then make sure you check out this place. We almost walked past it but noticed the hoards of people so we went and checked it out. It’s really beautiful and served as the inspiration for the scenes with...More

Thank Ciara19
Reviewed 17 August 2017

not a bad place to spend eternity except for the fact that you don't get to enjoy the views. really nice cemetery as far as beauty - the views from here are amazing - the huge rock face with the windows built into it -...More

Thank al g
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If a cemetery can be described as beautiful then this one is. The layout is great and the graves are all so different and well cared for. There are also large family plots behind railings - this area was the inspiration for one of the...More

Thank Hevsy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very interesting and informative walk of what the customs were in the old days to bury the people. In the same walk you can pay a couple euros and go up to a couple other plots that are higher up on the wall of the...More

Thank jatalla2000
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a beautiful cemetery, but its also a good site for Sound of Music fans. No, the filming didn't take place here, but it was the inspiration for the gated tombs in the escape scene.

Thank pyegirl
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is an interesting place to visit to break up all the castles and churches and museums you may be visiting on your trip. It was just at the bottom of the funicular which takes you to the top of the fort. We only went...More

Thank DCB95
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Situatedd besdie the Stiftskirche St Peter, it is worth taking a few minutes to pass through the cemetery which is apparently thee oldest in Austria. Having a wheelchair user with us meant we could not access the catacombs.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Probably not a place to take your kids, but quiet adults will relish the beauty of the grounds next to St Peters. Take a tour through the carved catacombs up in the walls. Very Cool!

Thank mywaypete
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A corner in Old Town sandwiched by the funicular, the cliff, the cathedral and St Peters Church. A very old cemetery but well maintained and still "in use" judging by recent dates on the stones. There is also a very old but interesting chapel on...More

Thank George S
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