A baroque jewel at the heart of the city
ith over 180 rooms and 3 magnificent courtyards, the Salzburg Residence is one of Salzburg‘s most impressive sights. For many centuries, the prince archbishops of Salzburg lived and ruled in the Residence and gave it its characteristic look. Here, they would invite friends and important allies to stay in the exquisitely decorated chambers and halls, with their ceiling frescos and other typical characteristics of the early Baroque period.
The Salzburg Residence and its significance for the city of Salzburg
If you want to pay a visit to the Salzburg Residence, you should take your time and make sure not to miss one of the beautiful state rooms, amongst which you will find the Knights’ Hall (Rittersaal’), the audience hall (‘Audienzsaal’), the casket room (‘Schatullenzimmer’) and the emperor’s hall (‘Kaisersaal’). Today, the Salzburg Residence hosts many cultural events, as, due to its excellent acoustics, it is the perfect venue for classical concerts and theatre performances.
The Hotel zur Post: the perfect accommodation for your visit to Salzburg
If you want to make the most of your visit to Salzburg, the Hotel zur Post and the Villa Ceconiare the ideal places to stay. Both hotels are not far from the city centre and all the major sights can be reached easily by foot or public transport while your car is securely parked on the free car park in front of the hotel. Book now and enjoy the cultural and historic delights that only Salzburg can offer. For reservations please use our online booking form or contact our friendly staff.