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Salzburg City Tourist Office

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Address: Auerspergstrasse 8, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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First Stop to Understanding Salzburg History

Werner was a great tour guide! The one hour tour was informative and a good starting point for a better understanding of the city. His light humour and clear explanations was... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
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Sweden
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Werner was a great tour guide! The one hour tour was informative and a good starting point for a better understanding of the city. His light humour and clear explanations was interesting.

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The information provided was fine, but the person behind the desk was not at all friendly, appeared to have something better to do, and rather impatient, although the office was not busy. We left feeling that we had been a bit roughly treated.

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Salzburg tourist card is definitely worth the money. This card includes all the important tourist site, included all of the Mozart museums. Two sites you shouldn't miss is the Cable-Car Untersberg (wonderful views) and Hellbrunn Palace & Trick Fountains. The pass also includes use of public transit.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Our tour guide did not give her name, so that was not a good start! She knew lots and lots of dates and history and I felt that the tour was more a history tour than a sight seeing tour. She walked through many squares (platz) which I probably wouldn't have found on my own, and took us to the... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Gabi was our tour guide for a 1 hour and 15 min 10 euro tours and it was great. She is a local and provide a great overview of the town and key sights. The tour started at Mozart square in front of the Tourist Info center at 12:15 pm. They broke the group up into two separate tours --... More 

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

I'd read about this tour on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. We had a very good tour guide who's english is quite good and is a local, lifelong, Salzburg resident. If you are looking for a nice paced tour with general historical information and suggestions of other attractions to see this is a good option.

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Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Walking tour of old city was very interesting with art historian Christiana walking us around for just over an hour, relating stories and taking us into the cathedral, telling us about Mozart. In English. 10 euro

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Thank Edwin L
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Mr. Knoll was our tour guide for us Americans and English. He let us know that the Allies had no right to bomb Salzburg. Starbucks and McDonalds don't pay taxes and shouldn't be here. When my husband inquired about some gold plaques on the city streets engraved with Jewish names, he went on an anti-Semitic and anti-Roma rant. Not a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Old city not very large so easy to walk around and see it all; but much to see and to enjoy. Take your time. Walk up to the castell. Many places to eat and buy great chocolate. Great great city. (If your in Vienna, take the train; even for one day visit well worth it)

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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

It is one thing of the most beautiful cities to visit. Salzburg card valid for day is a convenient for touring within city as it covers entry fee for most monuments and also travel around city. Info centre at salzburg main railway station is very helpful.

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