Walk in the footsteps of Salzburg’s most famous son

Not only fans of classical music will enjoy a tour of Mozart’s birthplace and his residence. His birthplace can be found in the Getreidegasse 9, right at the heart of the city centre, in a building which is also known as Hagenauerhaus. In this narrow, yet impressive house with its sunshine yellow façade, the famous composer was born in 1756 and lived there for several years with his parents and siblings. Today, the rooms house a recently renovated museum, which will take you on a journey to the many stations of Mozart’s life.

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In addition to its significance  as Mozart’s birthplace, the museum also gives interesting insights into the life of the bourgeoisie in the 18th century. The rooms are decorated with furniture and decorative objects of the period so that the visitor can see how the Mozart family has passed their days. A special focus lies on Mozart himself and illustrates his relationship to the university and the theatre but also shows how the city of Salzburg has been influenced by its most famous son, an influence which becomes particularly obvious when it comes to the Salzburg airport, the ship on the Salzach river, or the University of Music and Dramatic Arts, the Mozarteum, which have all been named after the famous composer.

From the Hotel zur Post to Mozart’s birth place and residence

Immerse yourself in the life of the world-famous composer: the birthplace and residence of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart are both in the city centre of Salzburg. The Hotel zur Post is the ideal starting point if you plan to visit these places. The hotel offers comfortable rooms, excellent service in a historic ambience. The Hotel zur Post is situated in Maxglan, a part of Salzburg which is close to the city centre and yet pleasantly quiet. Treat yourself with this ideal combination of city trip and relaxing holiday and book now online or via phone.