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Schloss Mirabell

Listed under Visitor Attractions in Salzburg, Austria.

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The Mirabell Palace was built at the beginning of the 17th Century for the secret lover of an Archbishop, though it’s hardly a secretive building. Its Baroque charms were added in the 18th Century, but then part destroyed in a storm which tore away pieces of the façade, leaving it looking more the classical palace, the whole effect has been likened to a smaller version of Paris’s Tuileries. The stand staircase has an intricately designed balustrade which tells mythological tales in its marble carved by Raphael Donner.

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Mirabell Gardens

In the much adored film 'The Sound of Music', this garden is where Maria and the children dance around singing 'Do-Re-Mi' around the Pegasus statue.

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