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Statue at Salzburg ResidenzARCHBISHOP'S PALACE (Residenz) lies in the Residenzplatz, which is a landmark in an of itself.  The plaza boasts the largest fountain in Northern Europe.

The Residenz itself was built in the 17th Century and was decorated lavishly in the Baroque style.  A visit to the Salzburg Residenz will leave visitors dazzled by the magnificence of the ornately decorated rooms. 

In addition to the ornate chambers and hallways, the Residenz also houses an art gallery on its second floor.

The Salzburg Residenz is open daily from 10am-5pm, but is closed for two weeks around Easter. 

The Art Gallery within the Residenz is open daily from 10am-5pm April to September, and Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10am-5pm, from October to March.  The gallery is closed for 6 weeks around Easter.
 

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