Edmundsburg spans over three floors and is cubic with a small, central dome. It can be spotted easily from about anywhere in the old town, especially the Salzburger Dom.

Abbot Edmund Sinnhuber of St. Peter′s Abbey built the Edmundsburg Castle in 1696 and it remained the property of the abbey until 1834. After that, it became the site of a well-known school for boys. Until 2008, the Edmundsburg Castle held some offices and a private library of a foundation.

In 2008, it was let on a long-term-lease to the University of Salzburg and extensively renovated.

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Founded: 1696
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Teodora Pavković (3 years ago)
The place has wide rooms and a lot of space. The view is beautiful and there are a lot of green spaces around it.
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beautiful building. You can get a great view over the city from here!
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