Easter in Salzburg

Easter in Salzburg
Several thousands of hand-painted Easter eggs caught my eye while strolling down Judengasse on a fine evening in Salzburg.  Easter in Salzburg offers several varieties of hand-painted Easter eggs all year round.
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Salzburg Castle

Festung Hohensalzburg
Salzburg Castle [Festung Hohensalzburg] holds a commanding position on Festungsberg Hill.  It is one of Europe’s largest medieval castles.  This fortress was built in 1077 by Archbishop Gebhard to protect Imperial troops of the Holy Roman Empire.  Ring walls and towers were built by Burkhard II of Weißpriach in 1462.  The castle was further expanded under the reign of Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach [1495 to 1519].
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