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Photo: St Peters Cemetery Salzburg Austria

A gravesite like no other is the St. Peter's Cemetery located next to St. Peter's Church in Salzburg, Austria in Europe.

Most people find that a gravesite is not considered as a first choice tourist attraction, but St. Peter's Cemetery in Salzburg, Austria is. It is one of the oldest Christian graveyards throughout Salzburg. The cemetery dates back to 1627 and many people find that St. Peter's Cemetery is on the top of their things to do while visiting Salzburg.

The beauty of the cemetery stands out as each individual grave is adorned with flowers, candles, small plants or fir branches and very well taken care of. This is not your typical gravesite, as people seem to smile here due to the fact that beauty and uniqueness surrounds the cemetery.

Another reason that St. Peter's Cemetery in Salzburg, Austria is a must see, is that it was the location used in the The Sound of Music movie. Everyone knows how popular the movie was and this is where they filmed the Von Trapp family when they were in hiding. ... continue below the picture...


St Peters Cemetery Salzburg Austria

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St Peters Cemetery Salzburg Austria
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As you wander throughout St. Peter's Cemetery, you will see gravesites belonging to many of the noble families of Salzburg with some very noteworthy names which were well respected. There is a tour available you can also take leading you through ancient Christian catacombs and a viewing area where there are rooms that house altars, murals and inscriptions.

Most people would say no to touring a gravesite, but St. Peter's Cemetery in Salzburg, Austria is an attraction you will be glad you saw.

Tended grave sites in the St Peter's Cemetary next to the St Peter's Church, Salzburg, Austria, Europe.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/5.0, exposure time of 1/80 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 45mm.

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St Peters Cemetery Salzburg Austria
A gravesite like no other is the St. Peter's Cemetery located next to St. Peter's Church in Salzburg, Austria in Europe.
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Rolf Hicker
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