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The Sound of Music -
Shooting Locations

Visitors from all over the world use the opportunity to see the locations in the city of Salzburg, where the film 'The Sound of Music' was shot. Especially amongst fans from overseas the film has reached a unique status and incredible popularity - and many of them dream of following Maria's footsteps at least once in their life.

Although the movie was dubbed and ran in German (and presumably Austrian) movie theatres as "Meine Lieder, meine Träume" for a while,  you may still find the Salzburg locals a little bit puzzled for the simple reason that most of them have not seen the movie. However, if you want to test the movies worldwide popularity, just start humming a few of the famous tunes and songs like 'Edelweiss' wherever on the planet you just happen to be - and within a moment you will be joined by complete strangers in a merry  'The Sound of Music Chorus'.

Now, for your visit to Salzburg, here are the locations where the film was shot:

The Benedictine Convent on Nonnberg:
it is here that nuns sing 'Maria'

Mirabell Gardens and Mirabell Palace:
Maria and the children sing 'Do-Re-Mi'

Residenz Square and Residenz Fountain:
Maria crosses Residenz square in a bus on her way from Nonnberg Convent to the Trapp Villa singing 'I have confidence in me'

here, the Trapp Family performed its farewell song and Baron von Trapp sang Edelweiss

St. Peter's Cemetery:
it was here that the dramatic flight scenes were filmed

Leopoldskron Palace:
the façade facing the lake represented the von Trapp residence

The Sound of Music Pavillon:
can be found at Hellbrunn Palace today, in the movie it was still located at Leopoldskron Palace. One of the most famous and romantic scenes was filmed here:  'I am 16 going on 17'

Frohnburg Palace:
courtyard and main front were used as a backdrop

Other scenes where filmed outside of the city, for example at Anif Palace, Hohenwerfen Castles, Mondsee, Fuschl, St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang.

The Sound of Music shooting locations in the city of Salzburg

Karajan-Platz & Pferdeschwemme
Leopoldskron Palace

Leopoldskronstraße 56-58
5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43662 83983-0

Mirabell Palace and Gardens

5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43662 8072-0

Residenzplatz & Residenzbrunnen
St. Peter's Monastery & Cemetery & Catacombs

St. Peter Bezirk 1/2
5020 Salzburg.
Tel.: +43662 844576-0

Stift Nonnberg - Nonnberg Priory

Nonnberggasse 2
5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43662 841607

Summer Riding School - Felsenreitschule

Hofstallgasse 1
5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43662 80450

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