Horse Fountain at Residenzplatz, Salzburg

The grand baroque fountain or ‘Residenzbrunnen’, looked enchanting with light passing through falling waters. This fountain was executed by Tomasso di Garona during 1656 to 1661. It is made of marble, and it is considered the largest baroque fountain of Middle Europe. It is located in the middle of the square in the heart of the historic center of Salzburg.



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15 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    Gorgeous fountain! And being a horse lover, I enjoyed your photos even more! Beautiful captures, Indrani!

    Sylvia

  2. I think that you had a beautiful vacation, so many statues.

  3. there seem to be a fountain in every square in europe.

  4. The imagination that goes into the designing of a fountain. The water brings so much life and drama to the sculpture.

  5. George says:

    This is a magnificent fountain, and you've captured it beautifully.

  6. Anu says:

    What a beautiful fountain!!

  7. Babli says:

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  8. Cloudia says:

    those horses are classic!

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  9. Krishna says:

    nice info with photos

  10. Carver says:

    That's a great fountain.

  11. Great monument well known!! Beautiful pictures!!!

  12. RNSANE says:

    My brother, who is now 64, was born when my parents were stationed in Salzurg after the war. I am three years his senior and, at 6, I spoke fluent German. Too bad, when we returned home for my 2nd grade year, I forgot it all.

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