Salzburg Photos: St. Peter′s Abbey Cemetery

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Scene from St. Peter′s Cemetery in Salzburg

It is a popular mis-belief that the cemetery of St. Peter (′Petersfriedhof′) featured in the dramatic cemetery scenes in ′The Sound of Music′. In fact, all cemetery scenes were shot in a studio in California - nonetheless, tour guides still like to tell tourists and visitors on guided tours that this is where indeed Julie Andrews as Fräulein Maria and the Trapp children ran around. This shows you how low the ′Sound of Music′ mafia in Salzburg can go...

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