Weihnachtsmarkt am Festung Hohensalzburg - Stock image
Austria, Castle, Central Europe, Europe, Famous Place
Salzburg, Austria - December 14, 2012: Tourists and locals visit the small and traditional Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) held within the castle walls of the Hohensalzburg Fortress during the Christmas season. Built over several hundred years, it is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe with a length of 250 m (820 ft) and a width of 150 m (490 ft) and was added to the UNESCO list of world heritage sites 1996. Today it is one of the most recognized landmarks in central Europe.