Salzburg is the capital city of the State of Salzburg and the fourth-largest city in Austria. Its historic centre is renowned for its Baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centres north of the Alps, with 27 churches.
Salzburg has three universities and a large population of students. Tourists also visit Salzburg to tour the historic centre and the scenic Alpine surroundings. It was the birthplace of the 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for the musical play and film The Sound of Music.
These amazing color pics from Karl Prucha that captured street scenes of Salzburg in 1962.