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From the Mönchsberg Mountain the earthTv camera catches a breathtaking overview of the historical city centre, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage, with its baroque churches and towers, surrounded by beautiful alpine settings.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Vom Mönchsberg aus, wo sich die earthTV-Kamera befindet, genießt man einen wunderschönen Blick über die Hauptstadt des gleichnamigen Bundesland Österreichs. Der zahlreichen barocken Kirchen und der Festung Hohensalzburg verdankt die Stadt seit 1997 das UNESCO Weltkulturerbe.
Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg's "Old Town" with its world famous baroque architecture is one of the best-preserved city centers in the German-speaking world, and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city is noted for its Alpine setting. It is the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the setting for parts of the musical and film "The Sound of Music", which features famous landmarks in Austria, but focuses mainly on Salzburg. Salzburg is also a student city, with three universities. Geography: Salzburg is on the banks of the Salzach river, at the northern boundary of the Alps. The mountains to Salzburg's south contrast with the rolling plains to the north. The closest alpine peak – the 1972 m Untersberg – is only a few kilometers from the city center. The "Altstadt", or "old town", is dominated by its baroque towers and churches and the massive Festung Hohensalzburg. This area ... Read more about Salzburg on Wikipedia