Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, Salzburg

4.2
#15 of 40 in Historic Sites in Salzburg
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Pause in the center of Salzburg to admire Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, a courtyard with an 18th-century fountain. The fountain, featuring a statue of Neptune on a seahorse, was built in 1732 on the site where a horse pond had stood since the Middle Ages. Historical buildings like a cathedral, St. Peter's monastery, and old mills surround the square. Snap some pictures with the sea god, find a spot to sit and people-watch, or join a game of oversized chess. Plan to visit Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Salzburg attractions using our Salzburg online trip maker.
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  • Not why you go to Salzburg but stop here on your way to the funicular for a good picture of the Fortress. You also can get great pictures of the south side of the Cathedral.  more »
  • this was quite peaceful and plessent to look around the monuments and the items surrounded by water was a pleasure looking around we enjoyed the visit  more »
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  • Nice water fountain in Kapitelplatz with a Neptune theme
  • Horses were washed here when they were smelly in older days. No shampoo at that time
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