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Address: Linzer Gasse 43, Salzburg, Austria

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Fascinating cemetery along Linzer Gasse

Along Linzer Gasse is Sebastiansfriedhof which is fairly hidden and it is here that many notable people are buried including the Father and wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It is... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2015
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Luton, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

We went past here each day when we were in salzburg as it was on the way from our hotel to the old town and we decided to visit one day. You have to enter round the back and nit through the church. It is a small cloistered cemetery witn a couple of notable graves that we hinted for and... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

St Sebastian's Cemetery holds tombs of famous and prominent persons like Archbishop Wolf Dietrich or Paracelsus, the famous physician or part of the Mozart family.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Along Linzer Gasse is Sebastiansfriedhof which is fairly hidden and it is here that many notable people are buried including the Father and wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It is a tranquil place and possibly overlooked due to the sheer scale of other attractions in Salzburg but definitely worth exploring.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

central location, nice place to go to escape throngs of tourists and mid day heat. Interesting to read the old grave markers; beautiful noise as the church bells tolled the noon hour. Good place to recharge your batteries after lots of walking.

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Hicksville, Ohio
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

The tomb of Archbishop Wolf Dietrich is the center point of this cemetary, but it is interesting to look at all the old tombstones. The inscriptions and decorations tell history in an unusual way. Paracelsus is also buried here.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2013

This church might seem like a simple church since it has few decoration inside it, but this lack of "luxury" is what gives this place a different perspective. as the church is sort of hidden in the maze of tiny streets and lots of stairs in Salzburg, it is a very quiet place that somehow shows you this humbleness feeling.

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Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

This cemetery is in the centre of the former cloister of St Sebatians church. Both in winter and summer, it is a tranquil place with lots of interesting features - Mozart's wife is buried here. The downside is the cypress trees which have been allowed to grow too large and overshadow quite a bit of the graveyard.

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Salzburg
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

This is a very, very special place if you like to feel peoples souls buried in this special place. You will find graves older than 200 years in a very scenic surrounding. Also the Salzburg catacombs are at this place and definitively worth a visit.

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 29 July 2012

I wanted to visit this place as it is the final resting place for family members of Mozart. It is a peaceful place to come to.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 October 2011

Together with the St Peter cemetery is this one a small jewel. Many tourists even stroll past it without noticing it. The old cemetery is located next to the St Sebastian church.Previously the small cemetery had probably been a pest cemetery. 1595-1600 commissioned by Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau (Italian architect Andrea Bertoleto) as the cemetery at the Cathedral at... More 

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