Makartsteg Bridge - Salzburg - Austria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja
N 47° 48.103 E 013° 02.528
33T E 353395 N 5296118
A pedestrian bridge in Salzburg with a beautiful view through the city
Waymark Code: WMF074
Location: Salzburg, Austria
Date Posted: 07/31/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 82

The Makartsteg is a bridge over the Salzach River in Salzburg's city centre. It was named after the 19th century Historicist painter Hans Makart, who was born and raised in Salzburg. Makart became famous as a painter of the Viennese Historicism, providing artwork for many of the pompous buildings of the Ringstraße. The Makartsteg is open for pedestrians and cyclists only.
The first one was built in 1905 in Art Nouveau (Jugendstil). It was demolished in 1967, when the second Makartsteg was built.
Structure/Location: Bridge

Approximate year of the first padlock at this location: 2001-2002

Approximate number of padlocks at this location: 500

Website of some background information about the padlocks at this location: [Web Link]

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