Mozart – Eine Hommage


Tucked away on Ursulinenplatz is Markus Lüpertz’ Mozart – Eine Hommage. This abstract sculpture shows the composer with one arm and a pigtail. What certainly raised more eyebrows initially, however, is the fact that he has the torso of a woman.

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Nearby Salzburg attractions

1. Haus der Natur


Kids can bone up on dinosaurs and alpine crystals in Haus der Natur's natural history rooms, gawp at snakes and crocs in the reptile enclosure, and spot…

2. Sky Space

0.13 MILES

This oval-shaped tower with a window to the sky is the brainchild of American artist James Turrell, whose work reveals an obsession with light and space.

3. Numbers in the Woods

0.13 MILES

Hidden in the trees atop wooded Mönchsberg, these 21 neon numbers are the handiwork of Italian artist Mario Merz, who created them in 2003. They glow…

4. Museum der Moderne

0.14 MILES

Straddling Mönchsberg’s cliffs, this contemporary glass-and-marble oblong of a gallery stands in stark contrast to the fortress, and shows first-rate…

5. Spielzeugmuseum

0.22 MILES

On the arcaded Bürgerspitalplatz, the Spielzeugmuseum takes a nostalgic look at toys, with its collection of dolls' houses and Steiff teddies. There’s…

6. Sound of Music World Museum

0.24 MILES

If you're mad about The Sound of Music, this museum will appeal. It spills the beans on different aspects of the making of the movie, as well as providing…

7. Schloss Mirabell

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Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich built this splendid palace in 1606 to impress his beloved mistress, Salome Alt. It must have done the trick because she…

8. Pferdeschwemme

0.27 MILES

Designed by Fischer von Erlach in 1693, this is a horse-lover’s delight, with rearing equine pin-ups surrounding Michael Bernhard Mandl’s statue of a…