This cemetery was built in the 15th Century at the behest of Archbishop Wolf Dietrich for the poor and victims of the Plague, and to replace the old one. The tomb of the famous natural scientist and philosopher Paracelsus is here, furthermore Mozart`s father Leopold, his grandmother Eva Rosina Pertl, his wife Konstanze and her aunt, Genoveva von Weber, the mother of the composer Carl Maria von Weber have found their last resting place beneath the magnificent arcades of the cemetery. The calmness and beauty of the churchyard can provide recreation after an exhausting walk through the old town of Salzburg. It is open throughout the year.
Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
- Nearest Train: Theatergasse: Bus 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 21, 22, 25, 840