Salzburg Photos: Statue at the Domplatz Cathedral Square

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Baroque devil′s statue in front of Salzburg Dom Cathedral

The enormous lead statue of Mary defeating the devil is a masterpiece of Baroque artwork in Salzburg. It is situated in front of the Salzburger Dom Cathedral, the spiritual centre of the city. During the Salzburg Festival, the Domplatz Square (the area in front of the cathedral) is turned intoa stage for the "Jedermann" play. It incorporates the facade of the cathedral into the play, which is the same every year of the festival since the 1920ies.

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