Domkirche St Rupert, Salzburg

Salzburg Dom

This 17th-century Baroque cathedral is the third iteration to sit on this site, replacing two that were destroyed in fires. The first cathedral was built in the 8th century.

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The cavernous interior has beautiful ceiling frescoes, especially elaborate around the dome, and the small side chapels have intricate stucco work and cherubs.

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Inside is the baptismal font in which Mozart was baptized. He was the organist here from 1779 to 1781 and wrote his Coronation Mass for the cathedral.

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Domplatz 1a, 5020 Salzburg
Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (5 p.m. in winter)

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