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PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPRESSIONS FROM THE SALZBURGER LAND

Hohensalzburg Castle is located high above the city of Salzburg. At the end of the 17. century, the Protestant leaders were brought here and imprisoned.

Looking down to Salzburg and the Salzach River from the castle.

Left photo: The “Heretic´s Fork” was a preferred device to torture Salzburg Protestants (seen on Hohenwerfen Castle). Right: In Salzburg´s Judengasse (Jews´ Lane) Schaitberger was put under house arrest until his expulsion to Germany was to be decided in 1668.

Hohenwerfen Castle just south of Salzburg is situated high above the Salzach River and once guarded the narrow Salzach Valley. The castle´s dungeon was once a popular place to keep arrested Protestants.

Werfen is a village just below the castle. It also used to be the home of Salzburger Exiles.

Near Filzmoos in the Salzburger Land.

Near the Oberhofalm, Salzburger Land.

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