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Herbert-v.-Karajan-Platz, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Ways to Experience Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the landmark of Salzburg. Close to Linzergasse street and Sound of Music museum shop. Unfortunately the location is right on roadside so it wasn’t easy to take good picture and too noisy as well because a lot of vehicles.

Thank Samuelpas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice thing to see as you walk by it in the old City. Not worth going to for a specific visit... but nice if you're walking by.

Thank blumre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this a real work of art, dont know why but really liked the style and work here well worth a photo

Thank swift314
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Real Classic pieces of Statuary relating to this horse well near the Old City Wall and parking area inside the mountain.

Thank genoacowboy
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is yet another of the seemingly endless spectacular and beautiful fountains in Salzburg. We enjoyed every one of them. Coming from our world where there's a constant debate over what constitutes "urban art," I'm going to say that that the artists of the baroque...More

Thank Dale6284
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Another “Sound of Music” site, this was the horse trough for the prince-archbishops’ stables. Very cool to see at the base of a sheer cliff.

Thank austinfamilyof4
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The magnificent high Baroque watering pond makes for a fabulous attraction nearby the former royal stables. These were in what is now the Great Festival Hall just across the street on Hofstallgasse. The Prince Archbishop's horses were cooled, washed off and watered here after their...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 3 July 2018

One of the most beautiful water features in Salzburg. Not particularly central but worth a quick photo stop en route to Mönchsberg or Gstattengasse, especally if you are a horse lover. The central marble horse sculpture stands in the centre of a large pool with...More

Thank top-trippers
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Nice fountain and statue of horse. Sound of music world is nearby and has a museum which is worth a look for an hour. Not quite centre of town but easy to get too.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

this place is interesting to visit it.its a small piscine with a sculpture of a horse and the walls connect with the mountain are painted with pictures of horses..

Thank Erandi A
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17 June 2016|
Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
It's in the City Centre at Herbert-v-Karajan Platz !
17 June 2016|
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Response from The_Bs_of_2007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's a beautiful piece of sculpture each horse is different. Only a short walk over the bridge to the market place. Also real horse and carriages not far away.