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St. Peter's Abbey

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St. Peter's Abbey Church (Photo Courtesy: Ich)

In the heart of Salzburg's Old Town, St. Peter's Abbey (or Stift Sankt Peter) is known for its ancient lineage that dates back to the 800s. The Benedictine monastery's abbey church has a Romanesque structure and lavish rococo interior. It also houses a library that treasures musical manuscripts and prized collection of artworks, musical instruments and treasures. In the abbey cemetery lie the tombs of Mozart's beloved sister and the brother of Haydn.

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