Explore a different destination UNESCO World Heritage Site Maria Plain, Salzburg, Austria

Maria Plain is a basilica located on the northern edge of Salzburg, Austria. The basilica is on a hill called Calvary Hill. Built in the late Baroque style by Giovanni Antonio Dario, it was consecrated in 1674. Mozart composed the Coronation Mass in 1779, in celebration of the picture of the Madonna and Child.

The interior of Maria Plain was designed by famous Austrian Baroque artist Kremser Schmidt and Thomas and Franz Schwanthaler.

Photos of Maria Plain

Maria Plain Basilica
Maria Plain Basilica
Author: Papiermond (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0)

Maria Plain Altar
Maria Plain Altar
Author: Rudolf Schürer (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0)

Salzburg as seen from Maria Plain in winter
Salzburg as seen from Maria Plain in winter
Author: Gakuro (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0)

Accommodation in Salzburg

For the benefit of free independent travelers, I have put together a page on the inexpensive hotels as well as hostels and guesthouses that offer accommodation in Salzburg. Click on hotels in Salzburg to view.

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Click here also for a full list of hotels in Austria or hotels worldwide. If you prefer budget accommodation in hostels, guesthouses or inns, check out hostels worldwide for budget accommodation providers with online booking.

Local Tours of Austria

Here are some local tours of Austria that you may want to include to your itinerary. These tours are arranged by Viator, one of the most reputable tour agencies in the market.

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