Salzburg - Pferdeschwemme

David Davies

Weymouth, Canada

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(Travel.MapsofWorld.com) Pferdeschwemme (Horse Fountain), Salzburg was built by Fischer Van Erlach, who also built the Trinity Church, the Kollegienkirche and the Markuskirche. At the center of the fountain is a statue named “Der Rossebändiger” — “horse tamers”. There is also a pond which was built along with the front facade of the royal stables. Pferdeschwemme, Salzburg was built during the peak of the Baroque period.

Pferdeschwemme, Salzburg is one of the best Salzburg tourist attractions. Without making a visit to this point of interest your Salzburg trip would remain incomplete. In the year 1732 it was restored and changed. Enjoy its visual charms. A palace façade with depictions of horses can be found here.

It was originally built to give water to the patricians’ and Prince Archbishop’s horses. According to history, around 1700 horses in the archbishop’s riding school bathed here before going to the stable across the street.

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