The UNESCO World-Heritage-listed Salzburg historic district is famous for its Baroque ensemble of church towers and broad city squares. Yet existing in complete harmony with this is modern architecture that definitely merits exploration in its own right. Thanks to the easy-to-follow routes provided by "Initiative Architektur", whole new perspectives are opened on this supposedly familiar city.
Salzburg’s Modern Architecture
Salzburg often seems to be dominated by its historical components. However, fascinating buildings, modern spaces and various contemporary structures give this city of Mozart a young, fresh appearance. Even in the middle of the historic district, you will encounter modern elements. And if you venture out just a little farther afield, you will find works by acclaimed architects along with intriguing concepts. The easiest and most personal ways to discover this side of Salzburg are in the form of the routes suggested by Initiative Architektur.