Getreidegasse, Salzburg

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Breathe the atmosphere of centuries past by shopping at Getreidegasse. Altstadt's most famous shopping street features dozens of shops. Browse through jewelry, the latest fashions, antiques, leather, paper goods, perfumes, and a delicatessen. Along the street, you'll also find high, narrow houses tightly nestled together. Pay attention to the skillfully crafted guild signs above restaurants, shops, and workshops. You can walk by the birth house of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at Getreidegasse 9, where the great composer lived until he was 17. Do not miss the famous "puppet woman"  with her brown basket, who has been selling puppets since 1987. With our custom trip planner, Salzburg attractions like Getreidegasse can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • August 4, 2017
    There are many small shops (but also many big chains are represented). But something has to stroll the flair here by the road. We are first in the morning through walked on the way to the Cathedral and the fortress, it was still quite manageable. In the afternoon on the way back, it was extremely full.
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  • August 2, 2017
    A must visit. It's the heart of salzburg.. lot of shopping can be done here, well located, including local stuffs and souvenir.Want to visit again, it gives you a real feel of austria..  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    Well-known wrought-iron signs shopping hang above the street in narrow buildings, the crafts store signs give the most outstanding & unique feature of this street. I lose myself in the feel of medieva...  more »
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  • February 2, 2017
    Awesome Apfelstrudel and Cheesestrudel, and good coffee too! Small beatiful bar with so many cakes to choose.
  • April 20, 2017
    Nice street full of shops
  • May 29, 2016
    Tourist trap? You betcha! But this is an incredibly romantic street, especially at night when everything is lit up.
  • May 15, 2016
    Fantastic scenery, mountains all around. Definitely a place to visit.
  • February 13, 2017
    Great place!

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