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Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme

Kapitelplatz, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Picturesque view of the Hohensalzburg Fortress and mountains

Discovering Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme. We quickly visited the beautiful 'Kapitelplatz... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Discovering D
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Montreal, Canada
Busy Square Filled to the Brim

You can't miss this square. It's on the way to the Fortress and next door to the Cathedral. It has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AmandaOldRog
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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good55%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“golden globe” (6 reviews)
“man standing” (8 reviews)
“chess board” (5 reviews)
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Kapitelplatz, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovering Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme. We quickly visited the beautiful 'Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme' square as we left the Salzburg Cathedral. Actually, it's also quite close to Residenzplatz and Mozartplatz, so feel free to check these out also. A few things make this square stand out from...More

Thank Discovering D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't miss this square. It's on the way to the Fortress and next door to the Cathedral. It has a landmark that was surprising...a large gold ball with a man standing on top. You have to see it to really appreciate it. There are,...More

Thank AmandaOldRog
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As well as the large chess pieces ready for a competition, a number of other sights are outstanding in this grand spacious square. An art piece, Sphaera by the German sculptor Stephan Balkenhol, is marvellous. Showing a well dressed figure on top of a golden...More

Thank permia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Kapitelplatz for the view of the Dom and surrounding buildings. Early in the morning there are cars making deliveries. It's amazing to be able to get so close to the Dom and imagine centuries of bustling city life.

Thank ElementOwners
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Another charming square lined with restaurants, cafes, bars, food stalls and souvenir shops. Located to the south of the cathedral, you will almost certainly pass on the way to the Fortress. The focal point is the large Baroque fountain of Neptune mounted on a water...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Cool man standing on a globe. Nice little stalls selling stuff when we went there. Near the main part of town but not right in the centre. Lovely.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Just wander about the Old Town & you will walk from square to square, Kapitelplatz being an interesting one with the Neptune fountain, chess board & golden globe.

1  Thank Tigertribal
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It was a cold and dreary day visiting Salzburg, but my daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our spontaneous visit to Salzburg. One of the highlights was this beautiful square and if you look closely, you can see the statue of the man standing in top....More

Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

The large square in the old town is located just before the Festungsbahn entrance and is home to a lot of art both modern and historic. Modern art includes a chess-board and a man standing on top of a golden globe while the historic influences...More

Thank TAIN2013
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

There was some sort of eco fair happening when we visited. The square was full of displays, food stalls and souvenir shops. Good fun

Thank bitey27
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