Salzburg Photos: Angel at St. Peter's Abbey

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Angel at St. Peter's Abbey

A stone angel mourning at the tomb of some Salzburg aristocrat from the Barouqe age looks even sader in the winter. The cemetery of St. Peter's Abbey is among the oldest in the city; according to popular belief, it featured in "The Sound of Music". Alas, this is not true, as the famous cemetary scenes were all shot indoors in a Hollywood studio. This does not harm the magical atmosphere of the Petersfriedhof.

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