Whatever the season, visitors will delight in taking a walk through the magical gardens surrounding Schloss Mirabell , a ... More
Mirabell Garden (Mirabellgarten)
Whatever the season, visitors will delight in taking a walk through the magical gardens surrounding Schloss Mirabell , a fantastic pleasure palace erected by Archbishop Wolf Dietrich in 1606. The park contains a stunning array of fountains, statues, balustrades and trees, and presents a kaleidoscope of colors which can take your breath away. Everyday life seems to melt into the background when faced with mythical figures like Helena and Paris, Hercules and Antaeus, Persephone and Hades, Kronos and Bacchus. Admission is free.
Very picturesque and hard to miss as the gardens and palace are in the centre of the city!! Even if you only walk through them on your way to somewhere else, they are worth seeing. Also, take a look at the Marble Hall in the Mirabell Palace - famous wedding hall & also holds concerts.
I wish everyone could go to this city. The gardens are beautiful. The buildings are beautiful. There is so much history in this city. If you are a "Sound of Music" buff these gardens were used in the movie. This is where the children and Maria were dancing and singing to "Do,Re,Mi".
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