The history of the settlement of Salzburg begins in the middle of the Stone Age. The first evidence of Salzburg is from 775 A.C. In 1248 Salzburg gets town ordinances and privileges. The university of Salzburg was found in the turn of the year of 1622 and 1623. The most important year of the city’s history is the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1756. Since 1920 the Salzburg Festival is being performed and the state university is established since 1962. The historic city centre of Salzburg was elevated as world cultural heritage in 1996. Come to Salzburg and visit a useful cultural and historical city.
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