Hallstatt is a tourist, austria

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012. | Austria

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Three thousand years ago this area was the capital of the salt – European mining. A booming economy and culture put on the map back in the Flintstone era. In fact, a chapter – 1,000 throughout the year in Europe the story is called “Hallstatt Period.” A museum next to the show of the past Hallstatt’s salt. For a better view, you can round the world’s first salt mine, is driven thrilling ride above downtown Hallstatt. You will dress in clothes an old miner, take a train to the mountain where salt is mined, underground lake cruise, shouting down a long, free piece of railing, and read a brief description in English and dry while entertaining guides tell interesting stories in German. You can go back to Hallstatt by funicular, but 40 minute scenic hike back to the city. The beauty of the alpine scenery, with the higher pastures used for summer grazing of sheep and cattle since prehistoric times as part of the process of transhumance, which is still giving people the right of access to the basin-specific grazing areas, was ‘discovered’ in early 19th century by writers such as Adalbert Stifler, novelist, and poet Franz Grillparzer dramatic, and most of the leading painting Biedermeier school. They were in turn followed by tourists and this led to the development of the hotel and salt water baths for visitors.

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Landscape Hallstatt is remarkable as a complex of great scientific interest and enormous natural resources have played an important role in human history is reflected in the impact of farmer-miners for thousands of years, mining has changed the way the interior mountains and through the artists and writers who submitted harmony and beauty. You want to Hallstatt from the train station on one side of the lake and the village itself on the other hand, you need to take a ferry across the lake to get there and because it was given with a spectacular first impression of the famous Alpine villages. Once there, the local museum shows artifacts found in graves around an area covering 7000 years. A short walk to the chapel of St Michael reveals one more unique objects on display in Hallstatt: hand-painted skulls – neatly arranged on the bone / ossuary – and yes you read that correctly. Due to the limited space available Hallstatt is the only village in Austria where the skull and long bones are buried finally hand painted, stacked neatly, and put on display.

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