He is without a doubt the most famous citizen of Salzburg: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. His life and work is present on every step one does in Salzburg. If you like his compositions not only the Mozart year 2006 will give you a reason to spend your vacation in Salzburg. Even now you can learn everything about Mozart in Salzburg: for instance in Mozart’s birthplace and his residence, where you receive a deep insight into the life of the wunderkind. On display are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s instruments , notes, personal belongings and portraits of Mozart. An unconventional approach to Mozart opens the wax-museum „Next to Mozart“, which is located next to the Mozart residence. Children and grown-ups will get and insight of the everyday-life during Mozart times in a multimedia-show.
Throughout the city many monuments and plaques remind of the Mozart family: The Mozart-monument on the Mozartplatz, the St. Sebastian’s cemetery were members of the family are buried. Mozart’s name and images will constantly accompany you on your vacation in Salzburg: Mozartsteg, International foundation Mozarteum, house for Mozart, as well as the numerous sweet temptations like Mozart-chocolate-treats, Mozart-cakes and Mozart liqueur.