Schloss Mirabell Gardens (Salzburg, Austria) Reviews
Description:Historic Baroque gardens in Salzburg, Austria.
Newest Review: ... great hall. The main gardens are open daily throughout the year from around 6.00am until dusk. With its elegant fountains, gorgeous flower beds and handsome statues its obvious why visitors to Salzburg are keen to see the Mirabell Gardens. Local people also use the gardens; you'll see older people sitting on a shady bench, couples sitting in companionable silence while old ladies gossip and ... more
Customer Schloss Mirabell Gardens (Salzburg, Austria) Reviews (1)
by - written on 29/11/11 (Very useful, 72 readings)
As handsome as Salzburg is, I found it an oddly dull city in terms of colour. Roofs and walls are grey; the pavements much the same. In the back ground the mountains, unless clad in snow, are jagged peaks of more grey stone. A few of the handsome townhouses and hotels are painted but the colours tend to be muted. In spite of it being one of the busiest places in the city, I was grateful for the vibrant colours of the Baroque Mirabell Gardens. Stepping into the carefully manicured gardens reminded me of how the Wizard of Oz moves from monochrome to technicolour as Dorothy leaves Kansas and arrives in Oz. Opened to the public in 1854, the gardens ... Read the complete review